Registered Nurse (RN) PACU - Weekend Option Nights

Location
Overland Park, Kansas
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Feb 13, 2018
Closes
Mar 24, 2018
Ref
09723-51116
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

Registered Nurse - PACU - Full Time - Days - No Weekends

Menorah Medical Center, a full-service (175 bed), acute care hospital located on the corner of 119th and Nall in Overland Park, serves the community's healthcare needs by providing compassionate care and some of the most advanced treatment options available in the Kansas City area. The hospital has a comprehensive medical staff with more than 600 physicians who offer exceptional experiences and extraordinary medicine for adults, newborns, children and teens.

Our PACU Unit offers our patients a short period of intensive care for those who are recovering from anesthesia. Our newly remodeled unit has 14 bays and a negative pressure isolation room.  Our nursing orientation lasts approximately 6 weeks (with a preceptor) and our great staff offers a team based environment which supports our compassionate mission.

Position Summary:

The PACU Nurse is responsible for the care of patients immediately recovering from Anesthesia generally associated with a “procedure”.   Patients receiving general and/or regional anesthesia as assessed closely for complications related to anesthesia and/or their procedure.  The nurse monitors and prepares the patient for transfer to the care of other nurses in PACU II or nursing unit.

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