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PACU Nurse

Company: CHI St. Vincent Health
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


Responsibilities

Coming out of anesthesia is pretty unpredictable. Some patients might be scared, confused, or in pain while others could have their own comedy show on cable. Most PACU nurses probably have many stories for each scenario. Regardless of the outcome, one thing all patients have in common is their need for care. We are thankful for these nurses and want more of them! Ready to share your PACU stories and hear a few new ones? Connect with us today!

 

 

What you’ll do:
• Provide intensive observation and treatment of patients who have undergone anesthesia
• Monitor levels of consciousness to ensure sedation is wearing off properly and safely
• Offer a calming presence as you are most likely the first person the patients see post op
• Answer questions and convey important information to patients and family members or caregive


Qualifications

Current Registered Nurse (RN) license that allows you to practice in our state
Graduate of an accredited nursing program
Experience as a Registered Nurse preferred
Basic Life Support (BLS) required
Specialty certification (ex: CCRN, CNOR, CEN) preferred
Additional certification or licensure may be required for some specialty areas

Keywords: CHI St. Vincent Health, Little Rock , PACU Nurse, Other , Little Rock, Arkansas

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