PACU Nurse RN II
Posted on Apr 16, 2019 by Regional Medical Center of San Jose
DescriptionSHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
Regional Medical Center of San Jose is an acute care hospital with a Level II Trauma Center . The hospital provides a host of technologically-advanced services including Cardiovascular , Neuro , Orthopedic , Bariatric and General Surgery, Interventional Pulmonology and services for Women. Regional holds Joint Commission advanced certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center and a Get with the Guidelines- Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. County-designated STEMI (heart attack) Receiving Center, designated Lung Cancer Screening Center, a member of Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ECMO) and is certified by The Joint Commission in Sepsis care.
The PACU Nursing teams are dedicated, healthcare providers with excellent services for patients at Regional Medical Center of San Jose. Interested in joining this team? Apply online now.
Schedule: 1.0 (40 hours per week) Shift: Days with rotating weekends
POSITION SUMMARY: Renders professional nursing care to patients within the Post Anesthesia Care Unit. Supports medical care as directed by a physician; functions in accordance with hospital policies and procedures; meets competency standards for orientation and at least annually thereafter. Meets responsibilities and performance standards of a RN I. Functions as a clinically competent nurse who provides safe and effective nursing care in a particular area of practice.
Minimum: CA RN license, BCLS, ACLS, PALS
Preferred: CCRN, TNCC
Minimum: At least one year recent ICU or PACU experience.
Preferred: Two years PACU experience in a setting with critical care patients, or two years ICU experience.
Minimum: Graduation from an accredited nursing school.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS: Ability to use critical thinking skills and prioritize aspects of patient care; possesses good interpersonal communication skills. Ability to care for critical care patients in the PACU. Ability to care for patients with arterial line, CVP lines and ICP monitoring.