Current Career Opportunities at Oaklawn

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Oaklawn, a nationally recognized healthcare employer by Modern Healthcare magazine. As Marshall’s largest employer, we have a team of over 1,000 dedicated full-time, part-time and casual employees, and our outstanding patient satisfaction scores have landed us in the top 2% of Michigan hospitals and top 5% nationwide. If you’re looking to join a team of exemplary employees, you’re committed to providing exceptional patient care, and you personify our core values, then we encourage you to explore our current openings.

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Registered Nurse PACU Full-time

Job Summary:  Provides professional nursing care for the comfort and well being of patients. Diagnoses, intervenes, evaluates and plans for patients care according to the nursing process. Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, performs wound and surgical site care and monitors patient vital signs. Observes and maintains records and documentation of patient care, patient condition, reactions and response to treatment and tracks patient progress. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Consistently uses an outward mindset and puts forth exemplary effort in accomplishing his/her goals and objectives in a manner that helps others to achieve their goals and objectives.
  • Recovers and cares for patients in first phase recovery
  • Circulates and scrubs on surgical cases as needed
  • Pre-ops and post-ops patients.
  • Makes initial assessment and determine the total nursing needs of assigned patients in recovery room
  • Notifies nurse in charge and physician of any pertinent physical or emotional findings.
  • Meets patient’s physical and emotional needs and carry out physician orders.
  • Plans care in collaboration with patient, family and significant other.
  • Explains all procedures thoroughly to reduce patient anxiety.
  • Supervises and performs the daily care and preparation of patients for treatment and/or surgery (proper dress and pre-medication).
  • Performs direct patient care and assists physician as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:  Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Michigan.  BLS/ACLS. PALS certification within 12 months of hire.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:   BSN preferred.  Two (2) years RN experience preferred.  CNOR certification and surgical nursing experience preferred.

Working Conditions:  Potentially exposed to infectious diseases.

Physical Requirements:   Constantly see/visual acuity, talk/hear.  Frequently stand, sit, walk, reach, push/pull, handle/grasp/feel, bend/twist, lift/carry 25 to 50+ lbs.

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