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Position : Post Anesthesia Care Unit Nurse

Graduate from an accredited nursing program, with a current Colorado RN licensure.

1-2 years previous experience in OR preferred.

American Heart Association CPR certified.

ACLS, PALS within 6 months of hire.

Full Time, 8 Hr day shifts, M-F, on-call per schedule as needed.

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 care.

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