Registered Nurse - RN - PACU - Days
Location:
Overland Park , Kansas
Posted:
December 17, 2017
Reference:
09723-49214
Registered Nurse - PACU - Full Time - Days - No Weekends

Menorah Medical Center, a full-service (175 bed), acute care hospital located on the corner of 119th and Nall in Overland Park, serves the community's healthcare needs by providing compassionate care and some of the most advanced treatment options available in the Kansas City area. The hospital has a comprehensive medical staff with more than 600 physicians who offer exceptional experiences and extraordinary medicine for adults, newborns, children and teens.
Our PACU Unit offers our patients a short period of intensive care for those who are recovering from anesthesia. Our newly remodeled unit has 14 bays and a negative pressure isolation room. Our nursing orientation lasts approximately 6 weeks (with a preceptor) and our great staff offers a team based environment which supports our compassionate mission.

Position Summary:

The PACU Nurse is responsible for the care of patients immediately recovering from Anesthesia generally associated with a "procedure". Patients receiving general and/or regional anesthesia as assessed closely for complications related to anesthesia and/or their procedure. The nurse monitors and prepares the patient for transfer to the care of other nurses in PACU II or nursing unit.
Qualifications:
Qualifications:

Graduate from an accredited school of nursing with either an ADN, Diploma or BSN Degree

Current license from the Kansas Board of Nursing. ACLS and BLS from American Heart Association required upon hire. PALS or ENPC are required within 6 months of hire. National certification in Post Anesthesia or other specialty nursing is preferred.

Minimum of one year PACU or ICU experience preferred.

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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