Position : PACU Nurse
Monitoring post-operative patients' levels of consciousness during recovery from anesthesia.
Measuring and recording patients' vital signs.
Closely observing patients for signs of side effects of anethesia medication.
Treating pain, nausea, and other post-operative symptoms of anesthesia.
Updating charts, patient files, and medical records.
Collaborating with the medical team on post-operative patient care and facilitating timely specialized interventions.
Providing comfort and reassurance to distressed post-operative patients and concerned family members.
Educating patients and their families on post-surgery care, as well as answering questions.
Completion of an accredited registered nursing program.
Two years of work experience in Postanesthesia Care Unit (PACU), Intensive Care Unit (ICU) or Emergency Room (ER) preferred.
Ability to maintain collaborative working relationships to ensure a positive and productive work environment.
Ability to plan and prioritize work with frequent interruptions.
Ability to provide exceptional customer service.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Knowledge and proficiency of hospital information technology applications.
Current California Registered Nursing License.
ACLS and BLS Certificate required.