Registered Nurse - PACU- Tier II Pool/ non-benefited

Location
Waukesha, WI
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 08, 2018
Closes
Feb 07, 2018
Specialty
OR / PACU
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Post Anesthesia Care Unit provides immediate care for patients recovering from anesthesia. Nurses monitor patients as they recover from procedures requiring general anesthesia until they are admitted as an inpatient or return to Day Surgery for discharge home. WMH has an 11 PACU bays staffed by Registered Nurses and Patient transporters.



Hours: Variable pool hours to support the needs of the department that is open 0630-2230 M-F. Primarily these hours would rotate day/pm shifts with
On call requirements for weeknight and weekend call to meet the requirements of Tier II Pool structure.

Full Time / Part Time: Pool/As Needed - no Benefits

FTE: 0.01

The Clinical Nurse II (CN II) – PACU is a competent practitioner who integrates theoretical knowledge with clinical experience in the care of patients and families. Care is delivered using a deliberate, systematic approach and practice is guided by increasing awareness of patterns of patient responses in recurrent situations. These nurses demonstrate mastery of most technical skills, and begin to view clinical situations from a patient and family focus as they provide professional nursing care within clinical areas/campuses as required by staffing matrices. These nurses also supervise and direct delegated nursing acts commensurate with educational preparation and demonstrated abilities of the person supervised.

 

Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing required. Bachelor's Degree is preferred.

  • Wisconsin Registered Nurse License

  • Valid American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification. ACLS on hire. PALS within 1 year of hire.

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in an acute care nursing environment

  • Experience in the PACU or Critical Care setting preferred

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