The PACU RN is responsible for the assessment, planning, delivery, and evaluation of nursing care for all assigned perianesthesia (pre- and post-op) patients. The RN is responsible for performing these responsibilities in accordance with all policy, procedure, and professional practice guidelines. The RN coordinates care with members of the health care team and delegates responsibilities to others as appropriate.
Physical demands: Sitting, standing, walking, lifting-max 35lbs, push/pull-max. 35 lbs, balance, stooping/crouching, grasping, writing, finger dexterity/keyboarding, reaching, color vision, operate machinery, physical presence at work.
Mental Demands: Frequent people contact, irregular work schedule, supervisory skills, detailed work, frequent interruptions, decision making skills, concentration, ability to work independent, multiple concurrent tasks, frequent deadlines, organizational skills, ability to collaborate with others, express ideas orally, remember and apply information, understand/follow basic instructions.
This position will be working rotating day/night off premise call.
Provides care to pediatric and adult patients from culturally diverse populations who are in the Perianesthesia Department.
MN RN License. BSN preferred.
A minimum of two years current RN experience in Adult and/or Pediatric Critical Care is required. Hospital-based PACU experience preferred. NICU-only experience is not applicable to minimum criteria.
BLS, ACLS and PALS certification required.
Certification in a related specialty is highly desired.