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Registered Nurse- PACU PT Weekends- Relocation Incentives available

Methodist Hospital
Date Posted
03 April, 2024
Schedule & Shift
Part Time
Day
Requisition Number
367574
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Registered Nurse- PACU PT Weekends- Relocation Incentives available

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Job Description

Overview

PACU – Post Anesthesia Care Unit

If you are a team player, eager to learn, and want to grow your critical nursing skills, PACU is the place for you! We recover patients from a variety of procedures and surgical areas post-anesthesia. IE Neuro surgical, cardiovascular, ortho, urology, plastics, ENT to name a few. We are open 24/7 with minimal call on the weekends and weeknights that is rotated with all staff members. We have staggered shifts, WOW shift and night shift.

 

Patient Population/diagnosis

  • Recovering patient from different anesthetic agents from general anesthesia, monitored, and sedated. Multiple services recovered, IE trauma, general surgery, ortho, urology, plastics, cardiovascular, peripheral vascular. 
  • Both In patient and outpatients.

# of beds: 41

Nursing Skills Gained: Pacu is a critical care unit where the patients are closely monitored by a team of specifically trained nurses to deal with the unique needs of the post-surgical patient. The nursing staff are skilled in recognizing and managing problems after receiving anesthesia in a variety of patients from outpatients to critical care patients. Assessment skills, thru-put facilitation, knowledge of the 3 phases of recovery, interdisciplinary approach, critical thinking, emotional intelligence, and communication skills with patients/families. Pt/family teaching. Using our values we treat the whole patient.

Unit Successes/Designations/National recognition

  • Promotes an HWE, engaged

 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 15 hospitals and nearly 40,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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