Position : Post Anesthesia Care Unit Nurse
BLS, ACLS and PALS certifications required. BLS, ACLS, and PALS must be completed through American Heart Association, American Health and Safety, or American Red Cross.
EPIC EMR experience preferred.
Traveler must pass the BCA testing during first week of assignment.
2 years’ experience current required.
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.