PACU Registered Nurse

Montgomery County, MD | Healthcare

Post Date: 09/11/2017 Job ID: ACB Industry: Healthcare Pay Rate: DOE

Looking for a dependable RN with great energy! Post anesthetic care unit (PACU) nurses are a welcome side for patients emerging from the haze of anesthesia. A successful PACU nurse will have experience in checking vital signs, pain, the site of incision, temperature and respiration. Should have a thorough knowledge of pain medication and be able to use your own judgment of a patient’s pain.

Key job skills:

  • Establish safe and encouraging environment
  • Identify/Initiate emergent situations and procedures
  • Initiate immediate care during post-operative recovery period
  • Ensured stability of patient's vital signs and administered medication when appropriate
  • Communicate changes in patient status to Physician
  • Educate client and responsible guardian of post-operative instruction, including infection, post-operatic complications, preventative measures, and medication administration
  • Assess and document clients' medical histories, including allergies and other assessment parameters

Qualifications:

  • Active Maryland RN license
  • 1-2+ years of PACU experience
  • Current BLS and ACLS certification
  • Current CPR card
  • Ability to access, input and retrieve information from a computer
  • Ability to work independently and demonstrate good judgement

 

Please email your resume to abrooks@nri-staffing.com

NRI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Amanda Brooks


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