Post Anesthesia Care Unit RN

Confidential Company  •  Hilo, HI

Less than 5 years experience  •  Staffing & Recruiting

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/23/17 by Nina Mathews
Hilo, HI
Less than 5 years experience
Staffing & Recruiting
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/23/17 by Nina Mathews

We are looking for Post Anesthesia Care Unit RN for our client in Hilo, HI

Job Title: Post Anesthesia Care Unit RN

Job Location: Hilo, HI - 96720

Job Type: Contract – 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

Job Description:

  • Required Post Anesthesia Care Unit RN

General Job duties:

  • Caring of patients pre op, phase I and phase II recovery and floating to ED to assist w/o at patient load

Equipment utilized in the unit/dept:

  • Meditech, pca pumps, pyxis, braun iv pumps, cryocuff, SCDs, Bair PAWS warmers, HP monitors, Phillips monitors

Required skills and minimum years of experience:

  • ED RN or PACU RN w/ at least 2-5years’ experience

Floating to other units/departments:

  • The Crisis RN is a dynamic position and is utilized on nights/weekends/holidays to decrease the amount of standby in the PACU and maintain the staffing of having 2RN's present at all times for Phase I recovery
  • When there are not patients present in the ASU or PACU the Crisis RN will report to the ED and assist with patient care (triage, trauma/stroke/stemi activation, patient transports, IV starts, medication administration, etc…); as well as respond to in house Code Blues, Rapid Responses and assist w/ IV starts and otherpatient care needs (w/o taking a patient load) as directed by the House Supervisors

Bed size/number of rooms for this unit/dept:

  • ASU: 12 bays; PACU: 7 bays; ED: 28 beds

Nurse to patient ratio of this unit:

  • ASU: varies (1-4); PACU: 1-2

Dress Code:

  • Surgical Scrubs provided

Unit/department specific training and orientation program:

  • 12-16 hours orientation in ASU; 12-16 hours orientation in PACU; 8 hour orientation in ED; 4 days of hospital orientation which includes EMR training
  • Minimum 2years experiencerequired

Certification:

  • ACLS, BLS, PALS, NIH stroke activation
  • TNCC, Pyxis Certificate

Shifts:

  • Variable

Skills:

  • Nursing
  • Post Anesthesia Care Unit Nurse (PACU)
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