The PACU RN will possess the ability to assess, plan, implement, evaluate and accurately document nursing care in the recovery area of Perioperative Services including PACU patients. Coordinates all aspects of nursing care with all disciplines to achieve defined patient outcomes.
Demonstrates initiative, knowledge and clinical skills in caring for the patient with complex needs. Needs to possess the skill to provide appropriate education to the patient and family regarding their plan of care. The PACU RN must demonstrate excellent customer service skills when interacting with patients, families and coworkers.
Schedule: 32 hours/week, primarily 8-hour shifts and 10-hour shifts, occasionally allow 12 hour shifts based on the needs of the unit. Day/evening rotation with variable start times from 7:00 am -2:30 pm.
About Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital
Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital is a 171- bed non-profit, community teaching hospital located in Jamaica Plain directly across the street from the Arnold Arboretum. Founded in 1900, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital has a long history of meeting the health care needs of our patients by offering comprehensive care in a wide variety of specialties.
At Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, our world revolves around our patients and their families, which is why we've been nationally recognized for our best practices in patient care, safety measures and surgical outcomes. If you're looking for more than a career, join Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital. Our patients call it better care. Our employees call it home
BSN required. Critical care experience required.
BLS/ACLS required. PACU experience preferred. ASPAN membership preferred.
CPAN certification preferred or achieved within 2 years of hire and maintained. Adheres to all I.C.A.R.E. standards. Must show evidence of the basic analytic thinking necessary to care for a group of patients.
Demonstrate observational skills and the ability to set priorities. Ability to function under stress with good interpersonal and communication skills. Must demonstrate effective skills in applying hospital standards in area of service, team work, communication, respect for others, and time/priority management.
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