RN PACU

Los Angeles, CA

Posted: 05/22/2020 Industry: Healthcare Job Number: RN PACU Pay Rate: $55-$65

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:

            Post anesthetic care unit nurses are a welcome side for patients emerging from the haze of anesthesia.  A PACU nurse is important not just for her role as a guide in the outcome of a surgery but also for handling medication administration duties which are very important at this stage.  The PACU nurses handle a broad range of patients; from babies to adults, they are trained in handling the post-operative needs of all.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

        These are the essential job functions for this position. The essential functions of this job include, but may not be limited to those listed in this job description. Employees hired for this position must be able to perform the essential function of this job without imposing significant risk of substantial harm to the health or safety of themselves or others:

  • Manage patients’ admission processes to preoperative department in a hospital
  • Assess the status of patients’ health in pre-op and ensure accuracy of identification wristband
  • Assess patients’ condition after a surgery has been performed
  • Take and record vital statistics of patients to ensure readiness for surgical procedure
  • Initiate IVs and ensure that patients are informed about the procedure and attending medical staff
  • Ensure that all vitals are within normal rang
  • Log all findings in patients’ files
  • Develop individualized care plans based on each individual patient’s condition
  • Monitor patients for condition changes and report any changes to the doctor
  • Determine when patients are ready to be moved to their rooms
  • Ensure that the post-operative space is clean and sanitized
  • Knowledge of EPIC Charting System 

Job Requirements

EDUCATION:

  • High School Graduate or equivalent
  • Diploma and/or BSN (required)

LICENSES/CERTIFICATION:

  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) license within the state of California

EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum two years of ICU/PACU experience 
  • Current ACLS and PALS certification accredited by the American Heart Association
  • Current CPR/BLS certifications accredited by the American Heart Association
  • Current heath documents and immunization records

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