Registered Nurse – PACU Recovery
8 Hour Days
Responsible for coordination of care to meet identified needs of the patient/family. Supervises the management of patient care utilizing critical thinking and nursing process, discharge planning, resource identification, linking and scheduling patients with required services, monitoring care delivery, advocating for the patient, care planning and evaluating outcomes. Coordinates patient care across the health care continuum, and assists other team members with meeting individual patient needs.The PACU RN provides concentrated observation and care of patients of all ages during the immediate post anesthesiaperiod and facilitates the patients care through a collaborative effort with physicians and other health care team members, including transfer on a continuum of care to the appropriate department.This position may require flexibility of hours.
- BSN or MSN
- Minimum 1 year of current experience in acute care area of expertise/equivalent service area, 2 years preferred. One year Critical Care, PACU and Trauma Center experience Preferred.
- Must challenge and successfully pass the Basic Dysrhythmia course curriculum within 21 days of hire. Basic computer skills/experience with computerized documentation systems required.
- Current active unrestricted RN license issued by State of California.
- Current American Heart Association BLS, ACLS and PALS Provider required.
- CPAN or related certification, preferred
About the Hospital
When you join the Huntington Hospital team, you are aligning yourself with an organization whose values drive our philosophy of compassionate community care.
Over the past 129 years, we’ve grown from a small 16-bed hospital to a nationally recognized healthcare leader with 619 beds. As part of our commitment to providing equitable, high-quality care to all members of our community, we embrace differences and work hard to create a place of belonging for our patients and our employees.
When you join the Huntington family, you’ll be empowered to enact change that continuously improves our ability to deliver world-class care, with kindness and dignity, to all who need it.