The PACU Registered Nurse is a professional nurse who coordinates the delivery of nursing care for the patient in the post anesthesia recovery area. The PACU Registered Nurse demonstrates competence in the planning of care for the patient through the recovery phases of anesthesia. The RN participates in patient and family teaching, while providing leadership by working cooperatively with ancillary and other patient team personnel in maintaining standards of professional nursing practice in the Post Anesthesia Recovery area.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Current state licensure or eligibility to do so.
CPR certification/ ACLS
ACLS certification to be completed within 6 months of employment.
PALS recommended, but not required
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.