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RN - Recovery Room

Cape Cod Healthcare

Hyannis, MA
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Job Details

Cape Cod Healthcare

Department: Recovery Room
Schedule: Per-diem
Shift: Day/Evening Shift
Hours: Per Diem hours, rotating dates, occ weekends, occ holidays
Job Details:

Cape Cod Healthcare is the leading provider of healthcare services for residents and visitors of Cape Cod.  With more than 450 physicians, 4,700 employees, and 1,100 volunteers, Cape Cod Healthcare operates two-acute care hospitals, the Cape's leading provider of homecare and hospice services (VNA), a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility (JML Care Center), an assisted living facility (Heritage at Falmouth), the Cape's only local laboratory service (CCHC Laboratory Services) and numerous health programs.  We are currently seeking a dedicated Registered Nurse to join our team at Falmouth Hospital.


Cape Cod Healthcare offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits packages, tuition reimbursement, and generous paid time off.



Coordinates total nursing care for patients in the Recovery Room.  Participates in patient and family teaching.  Demonstrates leadership abilities by working cooperatively with ancillary nursing and other patient care team personnel in maintaining standards for professional nursing in the clinical.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Practices according to entity mandatory requirements.

Practices according to department expectations.

Practices with a Customer Service approach to all activities.

Cares for patients utilizing the nursing process.

Provides care a part of the interdisciplinary team.

Utilizes internal and external resources.

Provides effective patient/family teaching.

Documents according to entity/dept. guidelines.

Administers medications safely.

Provides care according to best practice standards of care in nursing.

Identifies signs and symptoms of neglect/abuse and reports as required by law.

Cares for the terminally ill patient and family.

Manages the patient with pain.

Utilizes chemical and physical restraints as per policy.

Utilizes techniques of time management effectively.

Provides care respective of patient's advance directives.

Maintains appropriate licenses, certifications registrations required to perform duties of their designated role/position.

Addresses age-specific needs of infants, toddlers, school age, adolescents, adults, older adults.

Manages patients with respiratory distress and /or airway obstruction.

Performs cardiovascular assessment.

Performs neurological assessment.

Provides care for patients receiving epidural anesthesia.

Demonstrates knowledge of neuromuscular blockade (anesthesia agents and adjunct muscle relaxants).

Demonstrates knowledge of regional anesthesia/local blocks.

Demonstrates knowledge of anesthesia agents and adjuncts (central nerve blocks/conductive blocks).

Takes measures to provide thermoregulation and intervenes appropriately when identifying malignant hyperthermia.

Provides care to post-op patients.

Manages patients with intravenous therapy.

Cares for patients experiencing post-op nausea/vomiting.

Performs pre-op assessments.

Provides care for patients undergoing/receiving IV conscious sedation.

Uses Meditech appropriately and accurately.



This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


QUALIFICATIONS  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.  Telemetry qualified.

Current BLS certification.  Current MA RN Licensure required.

Current ACLS certification.


HR Use Only: MSTR

Zip Code: 02601
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