USMD PACU RN- Days- Fort Worth Hospital - $9k Sign-On Bonus for External Candidates- FT
January 13, 2018
Fort Worth, Texas
There's an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. Nursing here isn't for everybody. Instead of seeing a handful of patients each day, your work may affect millions for years to come. Are you ready for a new path? Start doing your life's best work.(sm) Careers with USMD. If you're idea of a great day at work involves putting great new ideas to work, we should talk. Throughout the greater Dallas area, we've built an evolving, integrated health care model that brings primary care and specialist providers together to work in new and better ways. A thriving part of OptumCare and the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, our multi-specialty group of hospitals, clinics and providers features more than 250 physicians and associate practitioners. We provide health care services to patients in more than 20 different specialties at our two hospitals, four cancer treatment centers and nearly 50 physician clinics. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) The PACU RN supports the vision of the positive patient experience (PPE) by working cooperatively with the Pre - Op / PACU / OR teams to achieve positive patient outcomes. Supports standards of care in association with compliance to all state and federal regulations, standards of practice and USMD policies and procedures. These positions will also allow for varied scheduling of surgeries to accommodate requests for late blocks and possible weekend blocks for surgeries. ***Schedule: 8 hours five days a week - Day shift. Must be flexible depending on surgery schedule.*** Primary Responsibilities:Implement patient care using nursing process of assessment, planning, implementing, evaluating, and documentation Documentation of initial assessment, nursing intervention and patient and facility education and response Safe control of all pharmacy and medical supplies. Assists in maintaining clean patient care environment Professional courteous rapport with patient's families, coworkers, and surgeons. Liaison between patient, family, surgeon, and staff to coordinate care and services Conduct pre and post-operative teaching to patient and family members Participate in facility compliance activities and programs Work cooperatively with other members of the team to maintain records and reach facility goals
Required Qualifications: Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Nursing Current unrestricted RN licensure in the state of Texas 2+ years of RN experience in acute hospital setting BLS and ACLS is required Preferred Qualifications:2+ years of PACU experience Previous Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) experience Experience working with Electronic Medical Records (EMR)Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health - related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) **PLEASE NOTE** The sign on bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis ("Internal Candidates") are not eligible to receive a sign on bonus. Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. Job Keywords: Nurse, RN, Registered Nurse, Critical Care, Surgery, Ambulatory, PACU, Pre - Op, Dallas, Ft. Worth, Arlington, Texas
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.