Registered Nurse RN PACU


SHIFT: Mixed (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time

Portsmouth Regional is a 220-bed acute care hospital located in Portsmouth, NH, and is part of HCA, the nation’s largest provider of healthcare services. Portsmouth Regional Hospital serves the seacoast region’s residents in New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts and is one of the area’s largest employers. Portsmouth Regional Hospital is the only Level II Trauma Center on the Seacoast and one of only three in New Hampshire to earn this important distinction. Most recently, we were named One of America’s Best Hospitals for Joint Replacements through a National Study by Healthgrades. Most recently, we received the Leapfrog ‘A’ Hospital Safety Grade. Why We Love Working at Portsmouth Regional Hospital


The Registered Nurse demonstrates critical thinking skills, scientific judgment, and leadership in planning for the care of a patient.  The Registered Nurse is responsible and accountable for the planning, directing and provision of nursing care to patients in accordance with the NH Nurse Practice Act, recognized nursing techniques, and both clinical and administrative policies





  1. Demonstrates ability to perform Phase I recovery
  2. Demonstrates ability to perform Phase II recovery
  3. Demonstrates ability to provide critical care nursing including hemodynamic monitoring, use of monitors, pumps, and ventilators as well as correctly administering medications
  4. Performs assessment/re-assessment in accordance with unit standards and/or patient condition.
  5. Demonstrates ability to intervene when patient condition warrants, per department protocol.
  6. Demonstrates “critical thinking” skills, in our acutely ill pediatric and adult patient, per unit protocol.
  7. Provides for the privacy of patients/family.
  8. Verbalizes the process for referral when ethical dilemmas arise.
  9. Identifies cultural/religious needs, language barriers, developmental, and educational needs, etc. and modifies plan of care as necessary to accommodate these needs.
  10. Based on assessment, plans and implements care appropriately including the patient/family/significant other whenever possible
  • Assists physician with outpatient procedures using aseptic technique. 


HCA is dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues. We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are currently looking for an ambitious Registered Nurse to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential here!




  • 1 year of nursing experience
  • Experience in PACU preferred
Licensure and Certifications:
  • New Hampshire State License or Valid Compact State License
  • BLS
  • ASN


At HCA, you have options. You can choose from a variety of benefits to create a customizable plan. You have the ability to enroll in several medical coverage plans including vision and dental. You can even select additional al la carte benefits to meet all your needs. Enroll in our Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401k, flex spending accounts for medial and childcare needs, and participate in our tuition reimbursement and student loan repayment programs.


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