• Artesia, New Mexico, US
  • +914043515100
2 Days ago
Job Description

Summary IMMEDIATE AVAILABILITY IS A MUST. ALTHOUGH THESE ARE PACU POSITIONS, WE WILL ACCEPT ICU OR ER NURSES.Our facility seeks a PACU RN to meticulously observe and treat our post-anesthesia care unit patients, ensuring that they recover properly after a surgery or procedure that requires anesthesia. Our ideal candidate works with a high level of attention to ensure each patient safely transitions from an anesthetized state to responsiveness. It is absolutely essential to communicate with other medical personnel regarding any abnormal test results, symptoms, or changes in a patient’s condition. We expect you to perform your duties while upholding the standards of care for our PACU. Duties and Responsibilities Frequently check PACU patients, monitoring their vital signs and other post-surgical factors Review each patient’s medical history, taking note of important information Perform post-operative tasks, such as changing bandages and giving patients medications Provide patients and their family members or caretakers with information about home recovery, including any restrictions on diet or activity Determine if patients are ready to leave the facility or if they need more specialized care in the ICU Collaborate with physicians, surgeons, anesthesiologists, technologists, and other hospital personnel as necessary to provide quality patient careCurrent RN licensure in New Mexico or Compact state requiredBCLS required; ACLS preferred

Shift: Days

Specialty Type: Nursing

Sub Specialties: Post Anesthesia Care Unit Nurse (PACU)

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Required Skills
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  • 1 Years of Experience

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Working Hours / Week
  • 40h