Position Summary: The Registered Nurse in PACU and Same Day Surgery functions in all aspects of the nursing process. Responsibilities include facilitation, communication, assessment, intervention, education, planning and providing comprehensive nursing care for patients, families and significant others. The nurse acts as a patient advocate during the peri operative experience, providing direct and indirect patient care and supervises others providing this care. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Responsible for delivery of care to infants (birth to 1 yr), pediatric (1-17), adults (18-69) and geriatric (70 +) as outlined in age-specific competencies. As a professional the RN assists in the development of new staff nurses and the future development of the nursing profession.
Recruitment Requirements: Graduate of accredited School of Nursing BSN (within 6 months of hire) Registered Nurse licensed in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania IV Certified Required Post Anesthesia (CPAN) or (CAPA) Certification desirable BLS Certified Required ACLS required Must be available for alternate shift work Minimum 1 year critical care experience or 2 years Med-Surgical experience Meet performance standards within probationary period