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Registered Nurse RN for Pre Anesthesia Testing - Part time - Granbury, TX - Med Surg

Company: Lake Granbury Medical Center
Location: Granbury
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse RN for Pre Anesthesia Testing - Part time - Granbury, TXJob Description

Under the direct supervision of the Director of PACU and the Charge Nurse this RN is responsible for carrying out the patient intake process, obtaining required medical clearance information, and performing necessary assessments to determine if the patient is a candidate for surgery.Registered Nurse Pre Anethesia Testing for FT Days--Up to $30,000 Sign On Bonus (First half paid on first paycheck and second half paid on 1 year anniversary)What We Are Looking ForLake Granbury Medical Center's--PAT Department--is now hiring a full-time Registered Nurse for Pre Anethesia Testing to work in our thriving 73 bed acute care hospital. RN is responsible--for carrying out the patient intake process, obtaining required medical clearance information, and performing necessary assessments to determine if the patient is a candidate for surgery at--Lake Granbury Medical Center and Ambulatory Surgery Center.What You Will DoThe PAT RN is responsible for implementing all of the following:Essential Functions Statement(s)1. Manage the patient intake process and perform assessment to obtain medical history2. Determine patient needs for pre-admission testing3. Knowledge of anesthetic agents and narcotics as necessary to coordinate all aspects of nursing care and teaching between patients, families and surgical team to achieve desired outcomes4. Serve as liaison between patients and other healthcare providers to obtain patient medical clearance as necessary or when required5. Evaluate, plan, implement, and document care, observations, and medical history6. Knowledge of Perioperative and Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) nursing procedures to assist in these areas as needed7. Regular and predictable attendance8. Ability to work in a cooperative manner with others9. Perform other duties as assignedRequired skills:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good organization habits
  • Ability to adapt to change quickly
  • Strong knowledgebase relative to surgery procedures and management of the surgical patient
  • Ability to care for patients from pediatric to geriatrics
  • Excellent teaching skillsMinimum Requirements:
    • Associate's degree from an accredited school of nursing
    • Currently certified as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas
    • Current BCLS
    • Must obtain ACLS, PALS, and NIH stroke certification within 3 months of hire datePreferred Requirements:
      • Bachelor's degree in Nursing
      • Previous PAT experienceWorking Hours:
        • 40 hours a week Monday - Friday 8am - 5pmWho We AreLake Granbury Medical Center is your community healthcare provider; a 73-bed facility providing complete medical care and advanced surgical procedures to Hood, Somervell, and Erath County residents. We are accredited by the Joint Commission and boast an accredited Chest Pain Center, Sleep Lab and radiology program.We believe in the power of people to create great care. We're 116 healthcare professionals strong. We are located in the center of Hood County to better serve you. And we work hard every day to be a place of healing, caring and connection for patients and families in the community we call home.What We Offer
          • Up to $30,000 Sign On Bonus (First half paid on first paycheck and second half paid on 1 year anniversary)
          • Competitive Pay + Shift Differentials
          • Medical (BCBS), Dental (Delta Dental), Vision (VSP)
          • Critical Illness, Short and Long Term Disability
          • Company paid Life Insurance
          • CHS Hospital Discount
          • Generous Paid Time-Off (PTO)
          • Matching 401(k)
          • Education Assistance
          • Bedside Nursing Loan Repayment
          • Employee Referral Bonus Program
          • Opportunities for career advancement
          • Additional perks and discountsAbout GranburyFounded in 1860, Granbury has a population of just under 8,000 and is located 35 miles southwest of downtown Fort Worth and 60 miles southwest of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Small town living with many activities for families and singles alike. Lake Granbury offers water recreation for the whole family including Granbury City Beach Park. Located one mile from the Historic Granbury Square is the Brazos Drive-In Theatre, the longest continually running drive-in in Texas.

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