ACLS certification required
BLS certification required
PALS certification required
1-2 years experience is required
Job Summary: The RN, PACU provides direct patient care to neonate through geriatric patient populations. Addresses the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care related to the surgical environment. Assists with the maintenance of PACU equipment and inventory. Participates in performance improvement activities. Responsible for monitoring patient's physiological status in the immediate postoperative environment. Communicates with surgeon and anesthesiologist continuously, and as needed, about patient conditions; receives direction for patient management. Intercedes to maintain optimum homeostasis. Acts as a preceptor to new staff members as the need arises.
Requirements: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Maine. Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS, ACLS, and PALS certification required. Minimum of one (1) year of PACU or critical care working experience required.
Skills: Basic computer knowledge.