Date:Oct 9, 2013
Location:Durango, CO, US
Physical Location:MRM-Mercy Regional Medical Center
Department Name:MRMC POST ANESTHESIA CARE UNIT
Status:Per Requested Need (PRN)
Hours per Pay Period:PRN
Required Education:Associates Degree
Required Experience:2 years
Certificate/Licensure:Colorado RN License
Contact Information:Pati Sandhaus
JOB SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Unit Manager, or Director, the PACU Nurse is responsible for the recovery nursing care of the pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric surgical patient. The Recovery Nurse delivers care through the use of the nursing process in a manner that is cost effective without compromising quality of care. Expected practice behaviors include assessment, planning, implementation of recovery interventions, and evaluation. Call and Holiday coverage is assigned on a rotating basis.
Job Requirements (Core Competencies)
Education: Graduation form an accredited school of nursing. A minimum of two years Med-Surg nursing experience and one year previous PACU or ICU experience is desirable.
Experience: Nursing process (assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation skills) as applied to the care of the appropriate patient population. Principles of growth and development for the entire life-span with the ability to provide care appropriate
License/Certification: Current CO RN license required. CPAN preferred. American Heart Association BLS certification required within 90 day orientation period. American Heart Association ACLS and PALS preferred.