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Posted: Thursday, August 24, 2017 10:08 PM

Req ID:6604
Shift: Rotating
Employment Status:AF : Active : Regular : Full Time
Job Summary 13;
The Perianesthesia Care Unit (PACU) is located in 4 West Tower and encompasses 46 private rooms. Staffing consists of registered nurses, clinical support associates, patient services associates, nursing students, PARC staff, a child life therapist, and an office coordinator.
The PACU provides preoperative and postoperative care to all types of surgical patients and also to those patients receiving general anesthesia in other departments in the Main and Wood buildings of CHOP and at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. These services are provided 24/7 through in:house coverage or an on:call system. The staff also aids in the completion and accuracy of patient chart preparation through the Chart Center.

The Clinical Nurse practices at the level of an advanced beginner to expert practitioner of professional nursing in accordance with, and guided by the CHOP Nursing Professional Practice Model. The nurse at this level demonstrates competence in caring for patients and families and progresses to caring for those with the most complex problems/highest acuity in the designated clinical area. Provides age/developmentally appropriate care. Care is delivered through RN leadership for patient care within the framework of family:centered care.

The Clinical Nurse adheres to the organizational and nursing department mission, vision, and values. S/he practices in accordance with the ANA Code of Ethics; the ANA Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice; practice standards of applicable specialty nursing organizations; and CHOP developed standards of nursing practice. The professional nurse practices within the defined scope of practice designated by the Nurse Practice Acts of Pennsylvania and/or New Jersey, depending on the assigned work site.
Job Responsibilities 13;
Clinical Practice
Follows the nursing process to deliver safe, compassionate, and culturally effective care:
Gathers and recognizes/synthesizes assessment data to determine the patient/family plan of care, pertinent data to be shared with care team, and tasks to be delegated.
:Recognizes and/or seeks resources to recognize clinical changes that are indicative of patient deterioration; utilizes the CAT team when appropriate.
:Collaborates with the patient, family and multidisciplinary team to coordinate all facets of patient care.
:Develops, implements and/or revises the patients plan of care on admission and during the course of the hospitalization. Plans of care are outcomes focused and include goals as well as required interventions. Plans are developed in partnership with the patient, family, and the interdisciplinary care team.
:Care is coordinated across the continuum : understands and utilizes case management resources.
:Consistently follows evidence based practice bundles and nursing standards/procedures to provide nursing care that eliminates preventable events of patient harm and promotes excellent patient outcomes
:Recognizes and addresses situations which present ethical dilemmas and/or moral distress. Takes steps to actively address the situation. Seeks resources as needed to resolve the situation.
:Demonstrates competence in teaching patients/families and progresses to an expert educator of patients/families.
:Evaluates and documents the care provided on each assigned shift
:Accountable for the rapid adoption and implementation of clinical practice changes into own practice

2. Communication
Documents the evaluation of nursing interventions and outcomes of nursing care utilizing hospital standards, policies and procedures.
:Consistently follows safe hand:off practices as defined in patient care standards and procedures
:Utilizes and exemplifies safety behaviors for error prevention. Identifies potential safety concerns and communicates with unit leadership as a


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