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    Summary

    This Registered Nurse will be expected to work in Same Day Surgery Unit, Post Anesthesia Care Unit, and Interventional Radiology.

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    Responsibilities

    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
    hemodynamics
    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
    Monitor Normothermia
    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.
    OEC/Diagnostics
    Collect urine specimens
    Provide pre-op education
    Assist patients to prepare for surgery
    Start IV's
    Provide nutrition
    Post-operative instructions
    24hr post-operative calls
    Administer blood product transfusions
    Assist with prostate clinic
    Assist with lumbar punctures.
    Chart Checks

    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

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0610 Nurse

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/579354300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.