We are seeking a dedicated PACU nurse to carefully monitor the condition of patients who are waking up from post-operative anesthesia. You will be monitoring levels of consciousness, measuring vital signs, and treating post-operative side effects of anesthesia medication such as pain or nausea.
To ensure success as a PACU nurse, you should possess experience in caring for post-anesthesia patients and the ability to function in a high-pressure environment. An accomplished PACU nurse will be someone whose expertise results in patients who feel reassured while safely recovering from anesthesia.
Start Date: ASAP
13 weeks; 12 Hour Day Shift
An associate's or bachelor of science degree in nursing (BSN).
Registered Nurse (RN) certification.
Certified post-anesthesia nurse (CPAN) preferred.
At least two years' of experience as a nurse in a post-anesthesia care unit.
Proficiency in electronic hospital management systems, such as eHospital and Mediexcel.
Extensive experience in measuring and interpreting vital signs and levels of consciousness.
Advanced knowledge of best practices in patient care.
Exceptional interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills.
Superb organizational and time management abilities.
FREE HOUSING and TRAVEL is included with this contract