PACU Registered Nurse RN

PACU Registered Nurse RN

Ascension Health | Nashville, TN, 37230, US
Salary Range:$57,000 – $118,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 7 days ago

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+ Department: Surgery Recovery Room

+ Schedule: 12-hour, rotating shift

+ Hospital: St Thomas Midtown

+ Location: Nashville, TN


Paid time off (PTO)Various health insurance options & wellness plansRetirement benefits including employer match plansLong-term & short-term disabilityEmployee assistance programs (EAP)Parental leave & adoption assistanceTuition reimbursementWays to give back to your community*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Connect with your Talent Advisor today for additional specifics.


Provide direct nursing care for anesthetized patients in the immediate post-operative or post-procedural period.


+ Follow aseptic sterile technique according to Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses / American Society of Peri Anesthesia Nurses (AORN/ASPAN) standards.

+ Evaluate patient's responses to treatments and interventions.

+ Manage patient's pain.

+ Anticipate case-specific needs based on knowledge of procedure(s) performed and pathophysiology.

+ Contribute to Mission effectiveness by promoting the spirit embodied with the Mission Statement:

+ Service to the poor - Support the cause of those who lack resources for a reasonable quality of life.

+ Reverence - Respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life.

+ Integrity - Inspiring trust through personal leadership.

+ Wisdom - Integrating excellence and stewardship.

+ Creativity - Courageous Innovation.

+ Dedication - Affirming hope and joy in our ministry.

+ Assess and coordinate discharge planning needs with patient, family, and members of the healthcare team.

+ Assess the physical and psychological status of patients, provide interventions/treatments andevaluate effectiveness of care to achieve desired patient outcomes.

+ Evaluate learning needs of patient and family and provide age-specific and culturally appropriateeducation.

+ All other duties as assigned.


Licensure / Certification / Registration:

+ Advanced Life Support obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.

+ BLS Provider obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.

+ Pediatric Advanced Life Support obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.

+ Registered Nurse obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.


+ Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.

Additional Preferences

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team

Ascension Saint Thomas in Tennessee is one of the largest healthcare providers in the state. Offering rewarding careers across 12 hospital campuses and a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics, and rehabilitation facilities, you will find an environment that allows you to thrive and create a career path you love. As we continue to grow, we need compassionate caregivers, like you, to join us and influence care across our communities.

Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.

Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension Saint Thomas is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster: is the Law Poster SupplementPlease note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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