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Pain Management Procedure Nurse

Company: Arise Austin Medical Center-The Hospital at Westla
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

About us:We're a local hospital with a presence throughout Austin, Texas. The people who work here are among the most highly respected-and highly recruited-physicians, technicians, and nurses in the southwest. Whether you're looking for surgical services, an imaging center or some friendly guidance, Arise for a reason: we lead with care.To us, better care starts with a better experience-one that's thoughtful, special and cozy. Smaller means more nurses per patient and fewer layers of formality.
Why work here (Benefits):Medical Insurance
Dental and Vision Insurance
Basic Life Insurance
Short Term Disability
Long Term Disability
Critical Illness Insurance
Accident Insurance
Free Gym Membership
Paid Time Off (PTO)
401KEmployee Perks Program

JOB SUMMARY:

  • Assist Pain Management physician during special procedures. Monitor patients before, during and after procedures.
    Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience:
    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • Associates degree in Medical Assisting or Surgical Technology preferred.
      License and Certifications:
      • Current Registered Nurse License through Texas Board of Nursing.
      • Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Life Support (ACLS) Certification for Healthcare Providers through the American Heart Association required.
        What you will do (Roles and Responsibilities):
        • The nurse will provide care including conscious sedation (when ordered by physician) for patients during procedure.
        • Reports to PACU Manager
        • Assess patients prior to procedure
        • Gather supplies needed for procedure and account for supplies consumed
        • Assist provider as needed
        • Position and prepare patients on procedure table
        • Monitor patients' vital signs and/or administer pain & anxiolytic medications as ordered
        • Adhere to safety standards and precautions Requirements/Preferences
        • Candidate must demonstrate aptitude for sterile technique, specialized equipment/technology in pain management.
        • Candidate must demonstrate and abide by radiation safety regulations.
        • Individual must be organized, with exceptional skill in planning and preparing for pain procedures.
        • Ability to maintain pace and rhythm of fast paced pain management service line.
        • Ability to quickly adjust to changes in patient focused events.
        • Solid understanding of patient safety and standard precautions.
        • Candidate must possess general clinical competency in circulating nursing in accordance to AORN practice standards.
          We are committed to being an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
          We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.

Keywords: Arise Austin Medical Center-The Hospital at Westla, Austin , Pain Management Procedure Nurse, Executive , Austin, Texas

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