Registered Nurse RN - PACU
Posted on: June 24, 2022
We Are Hiring:
Come, join Ascension St. Vincent's East and be the first smiling
face our patients see after surgery! We are currently hiring a
Registered Nurse for our Post-Anesthesia Unit (PACU).
We are looking for a nurse who is comfortable caring for patients
with a wide variety of diagnoses, has strong assessment skills, and
a professional bedside manor. If you have ICU / ER experience and
want to join the PACU team, apply today!
Position: Registered NurseSchedule: Full Time Weekend Days -
Saturday & Sunday - 7a-7p*no call requirement*Unit: PACU /
RecoveryLocation: Ascension St. Vincent's East (Trussville, AL)
10K SIGN ON BONUS - BENEFIT ELIGIBLE - TUITION ASSISTANCE - FREE
While your patients are in the PACU, your job will be to monitor
them to ensure their safety while they are still under anesthesia.
You will monitor their vital signs, including their blood pressure,
pulse, heart rate, and oxygen supply.Pain management will account
for a large part of what you do in the PACU. Most surgical patients
have a lot of pain to deal with when they wake up, so you will need
to be able to properly administer them the medications which they
need to stay as comfortable as possible.You will have to decide
which patients are ready to be sent home based on whether they can
walk and hold down fluids and whether any post-surgical
complications have developed.Our PACU nurses also provide emotional
support and information to patients and their families.What You
Will Do:Provide direct nursing care for anesthetized patients in
the immediate post-operative or post-procedural period.
- Follow aseptic sterile technique according to Association of
Perioperative Registered Nurses / American Society of Peri
Anesthesia Nurses (AORN/ASPAN) standards.
- Evaluate patient's responses to treatments and
- Manage patient's pain.
- Anticipate case-specific needs based on knowledge of
procedure(s) performed and pathophysiology.What You Will
Need:Licensure / Certification / Registration:
- Licensed Associate Professional Registered Nurse credentialed
from the Alabama Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or
job transfer date.Advanced Life Support credentialed from the
- ADLS credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA)
obtained within 6 Month (180 days) of hire date or job transfer
- BLS Provider specializing in Basic Life Support credentialed
from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month
(30 days) of hire date or job transfer date.Education:
- Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing
required.Additional Preferences:No additional preferences.Why Join
Our Team:Ascension St. Vincent's has been serving Birmingham and
surrounding communities for more than 120 years. We employ over
4,800 associates across five hospitals in addition to outpatient
health centers, physician offices, rehabilitation centers and more.
Ascension St. Vincent's is committed to providing compassionate,
personalized care for all, including our associates. We offer a
place of respect and inclusion, as well as a rich learning
environment with countless opportunities for career growth and
professional development. If you are looking to make an immediate
impact in your community, we invite you to explore a career with
Ascension St. Vincent's today.
When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000
individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving
others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our
inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches
and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools
that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In
fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance
alone to support associate growth and development. If you are
looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in
your community, we invite you to join our team today.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:Ascension St. Vincent Health
System is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative
Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and
impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion,
national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation,
age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data,
or other legally protected status.
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