This Registered Nurse will be expected to work in Same Day Surgery Unit, Post Anesthesia Care Unit, and Interventional Radiology.Learn more about this agency
Duties include, but not limited to:
Assist Acute Pain Service with regional anesthesia procedures.
Assume care from OR staff for first patients of the day.
Manage unstable preoperative patients from other areas of the hospital.
Set up ECT therapy, Cardioversion, TEE, Blood Patch, and Bone Marrow biopsy patients
Provide Moderate sedation as needed.
EKG rhythm analysis
Monitor circulatory function
Monitor respiratory function, insert or remove adjunct airways.
Level of consciousness, neurological assessment
Effective pain and comfort management
Monitor surgical site for complications
Assess and treat nausea and vomiting
Administer medication as ordered, document results
Monitor for "POUR" Post-Operative Urinary Retention
Perform all Phlebotomy on patients
Assist with G-tube placement, angiograms, fistulagrams, Thrombolysis, Line placements.
Coordinate patients for Interventional Radiology Service.
Collect urine specimens
Provide pre-op education
Assist patients to prepare for surgery
24hr post-operative calls
Administer blood product transfusions
Assist with prostate clinic
Assist with lumbar punctures.
Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases.
Paid Time Off: Annual leave at the rate of eight (8) hours per biweekly pay period; Sick leave at the rate of four (4) hours per biweekly pay period; 10 paid Federal holidays per year.
Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years' vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA.
Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement).
Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory.
Recruitment Incentive/Relocation Incentive is not authorized for this position.
Work Schedule: 8 Hour Tours between 5:30AM and 8:00PM, Monday through Friday. Subject to change due to needs of the service.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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