Job Description

Minimum of one year recent acute care Registered Nurse experience in Recovery/PACU required for Per Diem position.

Must have one year of experience in an acute care setting. To perform this job successfully, an individual must have and maintain current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of California.  Must have and maintain current BLS certification or obtain within orientation process, prior to hands-on patient care. Encouraged to obtain CPAN or CAPA certification. Must have and maintain ACLS & PALS certifications or obtain within 6 months of assignment to department. Six month time frame is at the discretion of the department director.

Under the direction of the Clinical Manager and the Surgical Services Director independently provides holistic, individualized care using the team concept for surgical patients.  Demonstrates an advanced level of clinical competency, clinical judgment, teaching skills and a commitment to improving the quality of patient care.  Independently performs general and unit specific clinical skills.  Contributes to the Sierra View District Hospital Department of Patient Care Services and the nursing profession in a positive manner.

The PACU Nurse demonstrates the knowledge of post operative patient assessment and care.  Assesses recovering patients using the Aldrette. Demonstrates knowledge of the post-anesthesia levels of care, Phase I, Phase II and Phase III.

Must be able to work normal/scheduled working hours to include Holidays, call-backs, weeknights, weekends, and on-call. Agrees to participate, as directed, in emergencies and community disasters during scheduled and unscheduled hours.

Needs to recognize that they have an affirmative duty and responsibility for reporting perceived misconduct, including actual or potential violations of laws, regulations, policies, procedures, or this organization’s standards/code of conduct.

The employee shall work well under pressure, meet multiple and sometimes competing deadlines and the employee shall at all times demonstrate a cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisors.

Minimum of one year recent acute care in Recovery(PACU) Registered Nurse experience required for Per Diem position.
This position has variable hours.  Must have open availability including nights.


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