FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • Nellis AFB, NV, USA
  • Full Time

 

Registered Nurse (RN) - PACU in North Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Registered Nurse (RN) - PACU job is within the military medical system and is a civilian position. Civilian and military personnel work together in the extensive military medical system. The hospitals and medical clinics provide services to the active duty military service members, military retirees, and their families and provide a full range of medical services. 

Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.

  • Fantastic PTO accrual rate
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans)
  • Dedication Program Manager to support your employment

 

Registered Nurse (RN) - PACU Job Overview:

  • Ability to maintain composure and react appropriately while relating to patients, families, physicians, coworkers and ancillary staff; manage distraught, irritable, unreasonable or angry individuals; and, maintain positive rapport with all individuals involved in patient care. 
  • Knowledge of a wide range of medical disorders and conditions as appropriate and seen in critically ill patients (e.g., Ventilator Associated pneumonia and the VAP bundle, Sepsis, and ARDS). 
  • Knowledge of professional care theories, principles, practices, and procedures to perform nursing assignments of critically ill patients.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of growth and development, and pathophysiology of disease processes specific to the critical care unit population to include all ages from adult to geriatrics. 
  • Assess patients' conditions for potential or life-threatening crises. Distinguish between normal and abnormal physical findings (from physical assessment and vital sign assessment). Plan appropriate nursing care. Notify physician if needed and carry out appropriate interventions as ordered. 
  • Identify impending or existing emotional or psychiatric crisis and provide appropriate intervention. 
  • Ability to react with alertness and skill in any emergency situation, (e.g., cardiac or respiratory arrest, hemorrhage, shock, severe physical trauma and psychiatric reaction). Serves as member of the Rapid Response Team (RRT) and Code Blue resuscitation/response team. 
  • Reassess patient's condition and revise plan of care based on identified nursing problems. 
  • Assess patient/family knowledge level, implement plan of instructions and record patient/family demonstrated level of understanding.
  • Implement the Nursing process (assessment, planning, diagnosis, intervention and evaluation) to include holistic approach. 
  • Effectively communicates and collaborates with a diverse group of people for the purpose of informing the healthcare team of plans/actions, for teaching/education to benefit the patient/family and organization. Effectively uses appropriate communication format in addressing professional issues. 
  • Obtain patient history, pertinent family history, and document in patient's medical record. 
  • Utilize appropriate nursing personnel to assist in delivery of care when indicated (LPN's/paraprofessionals). 
  • Transcribe or verify transcription of physician orders. 
  • Carry out prescribed physician orders and document in patient medical record. 
  • Communicate pertinent patient data to charge nurse and/or physician as appropriate. 
  • Reassess patient's condition and revise plan of care based on identified nursing problems. 
  • Administer prescribed critical care medications to include multiple critical care medication drips and intravenous push drugs (e.g., sedatives, narcotics, vasoactive medications, neuromuscular blockades, anti-dysrhythmic, antihypertensive, thrombolytic, and emergency drugs). Administration consideration based on protocols, policy and recommendations by medical references. 
  • Assess and document patient response to medications administered and intervene if desired response is not achieved. 
  • Instruct patient/family regarding prescribed medications/therapies and surgical/diagnostic procedures that must be accomplished. 
  • Administer inhalation therapy treatments, with knowledge of medications utilized in this treatment and reactions. 
  • Properly apply cardiac monitor leads and 12 lead EKG machine, analyze rhythm strips and notify Physician of any abnormal results (e.g., dysrhythmias for patient situation). Be able to interpret cardiac rhythms and their implications, intervene on emergent changes. 
  • Assess patient/family knowledge level, implement plan of instructions and record patient/family demonstrated level of understanding. 
  • Care for patients with a variety of hemodynamic monitors to include pressure lines/transducers, Swan-Ganz catheters, and arterial lines. Obtain hemodynamic parameters and interpret results. Notify physician of any parameters outside of expected results. 
  • Participate in Discharge Planning as appropriate. 
  • Demonstrate use and operation of defibrillator to include emergency defibrillator. 
  • Obtain Arterial Blood Gas via arterial puncture or drawing from arterial line. Interpret results, notify physician of abnormal results and anticipate intervention as appropriate. 
  • Perform the Postoperative Recovery and discharge within established criteria. 
  • Draw blood from invasive monitoring lines, lab value interpretation and intervene as appropriate (follow hospital protocols when applicable and/or notify physician). 
  • Care of patients on ventilators to include knowledge of the modes of ventilation, Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Bundle. 
  • Be able to initiate life saving measures in the absence of a physician. 
  • Operate infusion pumps, enteral feeding pumps, and Patient Controlled Analgesia pumps, epidural pumps, electronic thermometers, and wound-vacs. 
  • Administration of Blood products.
  • Function as Charge Nurse for the Unit when needed.

Registered Nurse (RN) - PACU Job Qualifications:

  • BLS
  • ACLS
  • Graduate of a BSN program in nursing accredited by a national nursing accrediting agency recognized by the US Department of Education. 
  • Minimum of two years of experience recent experience in comparable setting
  • RN Licensure/Registration: Active, full and unrestricted in Nevada.

 

Position contingent on contract award. Incumbents HIGHLY encourage to contact us! Come join our team of healthcare professionals! 

 


www.FSRpeople.com

FSR provides healthcare professionals to government healthcare facilities supporting active military service members, retirees, and their families nationwide. Since 2004, FSR has matched talented individuals to organizations to create mutually beneficial, sustainable partnerships. FSR is a well-established, award winning organization built with committed professionals who have a unified vision of helping others to succeed and thrive.

We invite you to join our team and grow with us!

FSR is a woman-owned, minority, small business based out of Maryland.

 

Federal Staffing Resources dba FSR is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran/military spouse

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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