PACU Registered Nurse - Surgery Center

Location: American Fork
Job Code: 1879
# of Openings: 1

Description

Qualifications: 

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
  • Currently licensed to practice nursing in the state of Utah
  • Minimum one year experience in PACU
  • CPR and ACLS certifications required
  • PALS certification preferred
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to work quickly and efficiently
  • Strong interpersonal skills as well as communication, organization and prioritization skills
  • Have the ability to assess patient needs and provide the appropriate care
  • At times be able to work under stressful situations
  • Good computer skills

Descriptions:

We are looking for a hard-working PACU RN with strong customer service and multitasking skills for a busy surgery center. Must have a great desire to provide patients and medical staff with the highest level of customer service.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assess patients on admission to PACU: airway patency, respirations, vital signs, level of consciousness according to Aldrete scale.
  • Manage difficult or emotional patient situations in a professional manner. Respond promptly and professionally to needs of patients.
  • Carry out physician/anesthesia orders.
  • Maintain PACU in state of readiness at all times.
  • Demonstrate commitment to excellence in guest relations. 
  • Assist in post-op calls.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all pertinent patient care information to assure the rights of patients are protected.
  • Attends meetings as required.
  • Respond appropriately to emergency situations, recognizing the need for assistance and obtaining support for anesthesia personnel and/or physician as needs..
  • Responsible for complete and thorough performance of assigned tasks. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 




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