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AdventHealth RN Surgery Center PT Days in Killeen, Texas


RN Surgery Center - AdventHealth Central Texas

Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX 76549

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX

  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.

  • Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture where you become family.

  • Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.

  • Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average

  • Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from

  • Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.

  • Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity

Work Hours/Shift:

Part Time / Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Assess patient’s postoperative status at intervals according to facility or health care organization policies and procedures to include the patient’s cardiovascular system, respiratory system and airway management needs, neurological system, hemodynamic stability, pain and comfort needs, and mental status.

  • Interpret information accurately from various noninvasive and invasive monitors.

  • Describe the underlying pathophysiology of commonly encountered disease processes.

  • Describe the physiology associated with various anesthesia techniques and surgical or procedural interventions.

  • Apply the relevant scoring system/discharge criteria for patient transfer (eg, Aldrete Score, Modified Aldrete Score [ie, PARSAP], Post Anesthesia Discharge Scoring System [PADSS], White) score accurately as defined by organizational policy.

  • Develop an individualized perianesthesia plan of care.

  • Evaluate the patient’s progress toward attaining outcomes.

  • Delegate tasks according to the state Nurse Practice Act (if applicable), state board of nursing or professional registration requirements, state laws, and job descriptions.

  • Document nursing care completely, accurately, and legibly.

  • Participate in quality review and performance improvement projects.

  • Participate in the performance appraisal process.

  • Use critical thinking, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills to foster effective work relationships with team members.

  • Pursue professional growth and participate in a professional organization

  • Any additional duties assigned that are in support of perioperative patient care.


What You Will Need:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing. Current state of Texas registered nurse licensure

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the AHA.

Certification or Registration Preferred:

  • Two years postanesthesia or equivalent critical care experience

  • Certified Post Anesthesia Nurse (CPAN)

  • Basic computer skills (eg, Microsoft® Word)

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification, depending on patient population

Job Summary:

Responsible for the delivery of safe, effective, and quality patient-family centered care in the postanesthesia care unit and other areas of perioperative services for all patient populations.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

· Ability to function at a high level in a physically demanding, high-stress environment

· Demonstrated ability to work under stressful conditions

· Ability to work irregular hours including call hours

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.