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RN - Recovery PACU (0.75 FTE, Evening Shift)

Issaquah, WA · Healthcare
Position Overview: 
The PPACU (Pre/Post Anesthesia Care Unit) Registered Nurse (RN) assumes leadership, responsibility and accountability for designated patients in the pre-operative, post-operative Phase I Recovery and post-anesthesia Phase II Recovery units.
 

Responsibilities:
  • Work three 10's per week in the pre op and post op areas.
  • Provide triage assessment, nursing diagnosis and evaluating all aspects of nursing care.
  • Assess patient prior to procedure, reviewing patient identification, consent, physical and psychological health status, allergies, and readiness for surgery.
  • Review data collected, pertinent health history, physician orders, and patient needs to formulate and prioritize a plan of care.
  • Monitor patient vital signs, adapting readily to changing situations.
  • Provide for patient safety throughout the PACU experience.

Required Qualifications: 
  • Licensed as Registered Nurse in the State of Washington
  • All Registered Nurses without a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing must obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or higher within 6 years of hire
    • A RN with 20 years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a BSN
    • Exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis at each facility by the most senior administrative nursing leader in consultation with the Human Resources leader
  • Current Basic Life Support Certification (BLS)
  • Current ACLS Certification
  • Current PALS certification
  • 12 months acute care experience working with the patient population similar to department of hire or completion of the specialty residency located at that facility 

Benefits:
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance coverage that start on your first day
  • Retirement program that helps you prepare for your future
  • Life and AD&D insurance
  • Health Reimbursement and Savings Accounts (HRA, HSA, FSA)
  • Health assessment and personal coaching to help you meet your goals
  • Incentives for participation in healthy activities
  • Caregiver Assistance Program (for employees) offering work/life services, resources and expertise when you need it
  • Weight management, tobacco cessation and diabetes programs
  • Volunteers in Partnership program to match you with volunteer opportunities that support our communities
  • Support for life events such as birth, adoption, marriage or other changes to your family
  • Ergonomics and injury prevention to promote safe work environments
  • Paid time off
  • Disability benefits
  • Tuition reimbursement to support your education as you tackle your career goals
Kat Forester
ProEnlist, LLC

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