Clinical Nurse III Post Anesthesia Care Unit
Company: Albany Medical Center
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Glenmont, NY, United States
Department/Unit:Post Anesthesia CareWork Shift:Weekend_Evening
(United States of America)Registered Nurse (RN)
Post Anesthesia Care Units (PACU)
If you are looking for an RN position on a Post Anesthesia Care
Unit, part time weekend evening, this could be your
The Registered Professional Nurse assesses, coordinates, plans,
directs, implements and manages the needs of assigned patients
throughout the episode of care with a focus on progress toward
discharge, including during transitions within the acute care stay.
The Registered Professional Nurse is responsible for the delivery
and coordination of patient care provided by the caregiving team.
S/he assures that competent, compassionate patient care is
uniformly provided to customers including referring facilities,
hospital staff and patients in the inpatient, ambulatory, and
Essential Duties & Responsibilities include but not limited to:
--- Implements physician orders, administers medications, starts
IVs, performs treatments, procedures and special tests, and
document treatment as required by company policy and
local/state/federal rules and regulations.
--- Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify
and assess patients' conditions.
--- Assesses and evaluates patient needs for, and responses to,
--- Applies sound nursing judgment in patient care management
--- Provides primary and emergency care for occupational and
non-occupational injuries and illnesses.
--- Administers over-the-counter and prescription medications as
--- Collaborates with the nursing team to create a Plan of Care for
--- Directs and guides ancillary personnel and maintain standards
of professional nursing.
--- Graduate of a professional academic nursing program in which a
Diploma, Associate Degree or Baccalaureate Degree is conferred.
--- Must hold current NYS Registered Nurse license.
--- Obtains and maintains certification in Basic Life Support
(BLS). Some departments require additional certifications.
--- Previous experience as a PCA or other nursing assistance
--- Ability to improve job performance through continuing
--- Possesses knowledge of quality concepts, principles, and
problem-solving tools and techniques and demonstrates ability to
apply in support of departmental and patient care quality
The main campus has two PACU's with a total of 53 available beds
(43 adult and 10 pediatric beds) for recovery after surgery. The
patient population served includes male and female, infant to
geriatric populations, for many surgical specialties including
trauma and acutely ill surgical patients. There are both adult and
pediatric surgical waiting areas for family and friends adjacent to
the unit.Thank you for your interest in Albany Medical
Center!---Albany Medical is an equal opportunity employer.This role
may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany
Medical center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including
but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other
information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes.
Workforce members are expected to ensure that:Access to information
is based on a "need to know" and is the minimum necessary to
properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not
exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an
intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med
Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that
information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and
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