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RN - PACU

Location: Highline Medical Center

Job Type: Part time 

Scheduled Hours per 2 Week Pay Period: 48

Weekend Required: None

Daily Schedule: Day


CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits.  We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

 

Job Summary:

We are seeking an experienced and self-motivated PACU Registered Nurse. Our PACU nurses handle a broad range of patients; from children to geriatrics. Monitor patient vital signs, adapting readily to changing patient conditions, administer medications and treatments to the post-surgical patient and assure patient safety throughout the PACU experience. 

 

 PACU nurses work in preop, Phase1 and Phase 2 recovery and manage the care of not only surgical patients but pre and post IR and Cath Lab patients until they are discharged to outpatient or transferred to the floor for their patient stay.  Applicants must be team players and effective communicators focused on providing excellent service to our patients, families, physicians and team members.

 

Education & Experience:

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing

Possession of a BSN degree is preferred.

Minimum of 2 years current experience in an acute, inpatient PACU setting within the last 3 years strongly preferred OR Graduate of ICU residency with a minimum of six months ICU experience. 

Experience with airway emergencies, (i.e. laryngospasms, airway obstruction, stridor and arrest).

 

License & Certification:

Current licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Washington State Board of Nursing.

Current Healthcare BLS Certification.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification within six months of date of hire. 

Certified Perianesthesia Nurse (CPAN) or Certified Ambulatory Peranesthesia Nurse (CAPA) preferred.

 

Company
CHI Franciscan Health
Posted
03/24/2018
Type
Full time
Categories
RN
Location
Burien, Washington 98166, US