Cosmetic Plastic Surgery PACU Nurse
Vitenas Cosmetic Surgery - Houston, TX

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We are seeking a full-time candidate with a BSN and be a licensed RN with a minimum of 5 years of current/recent nursing experience in a high acuity setting, PACU experience required. In this position, you will manage patient outcomes by providing, coordinating and supporting clinical aspects of direct patient care across the continuum of care.

The Post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) is a fully monitored unit staffed by registered nurses who are highly skilled in the post-operative management of a variety of surgical patients. Our nursing staff is diverse and representative of the patients we serve. All nurses must maintain ACLS provider status.

A Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited university is a MUST. This position is ideal for a candidate who is energetic, friendly, and passionate about the beauty industry; must be a quick learner who can adapt to a fast-paced work environment. Patient experience is a core tenant of our philosophy and as such, candidates should love delivering quality care.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Accountable for the management and provision of patient care in assigned area. Assesses patient's needs for nursing care and multidisciplinary team. Collaborates with physicians, other services, patient and patient's family to plan care and evaluate outcomes. Improves practice by integrating results and theories of research studies. Participates in data collection for current studies. Demonstrates clinical competency and compassion in providing care, using technology, administering medications, performing procedures and managing emergencies. Documents care according to established standards. Accesses, inputs and retrieves information from computer systems. Assures continuity of care through appropriate discharge planning, patient education and coordination of services. Acts as a patient and family advocate in order to uphold patient rights. Trains, coaches and assists team members to ensure optimum patient care and efficient use of resources.

REQUIREMENTS
EDUCATION
Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing, with Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing

EXPERIENCE
5 years PACU experience

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION
Current State of Texas Professional Nursing license (RN)

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
Must be able to perform skills and competencies as defined in orientation checklist and annual departmental competency checklist if applicable, have basic computer skills and present themselves in a professional, customer-oriented manner at all times.

BENEFITS
Competitive compensation, health insurance, employee discount of beauty products and complimentary non-surgical services and treatments.

ABOUT THE COMPANY
Our focus in cosmetic surgery is dedicated to the fine art of achieving beautiful and natural appearing aesthetic results in the safest possible environment and with the greatest attention to personalized care. We believe every patient is unique and requires a personalized plan to achieve their goals. This re quires understanding on the part of patient and surgeon, mutual agreement on the goals and personal trust. We believe in the relentless pursuit of perfection and see no substitute for trying to obtain it in all that we do. We want our patients to feel welcome in our office and establish long term. Lastly we cannot over emphasize the important nature of the artistic component of cosmetic surgery, it is, above all else the defining feature of this type of work. We hope to have the opportunity to discuss your particular wishes and goals in the near future.


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