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Department: Perioperative Services - Post Anesthesia Care Unit
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day/Evening
Hours: M-F non-traditional day/eve and on-call responsibility
Minimum Hourly Rate: Commensurate with Experience
Job Details:
  • GENERAL SUMMARY

    The Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) is a unit that provides post-anesthesia care for children of all ages and select adults. Nursing staff col­laborate with the interdisciplinary perioperative team to provide expert care for patients requir­ing critical airway management, hemodynamic monitoring and acute pain management. The highly specialized PACU setting allows nurses to learn unique skills while in a structured, pre­cepted learning environment. 

     

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    A minimum of one (1) year of PACU or critical care experience is required. Must possess strong pediatric assessment skills; sound clinical judgment and excellent customer service skills. Must also have the ability to work at a fast pace and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Must have proven ability to successfully function as part of a multi-disciplinary team and a work with a diverse patient population. Must live within a 45 minute response time to this facility in order to take the required call. Must be able to successfully pass at 100% the Pediatric Dosage Calculation Exam - post offer & pre-hire.

    MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

    Must be able to see, hear, stand, walk, speak, read and perform manual tasks with or without accommodation, and care for oneself with little or no difficulty. Must be able to independently lift up to 25 lbs. Must be able to move or reposition patients of any weight or size with the assistance of another person(s) and/or equipment.

     


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