RN Per Diem - Pacu/Recovery Room
Pocono Medical Center
East Stroudsburg , PA 18301
Posted 7 months ago
JOB SUMMARY: Coordinate total nursing care for patients, participate in patient and family teaching, and provide leadership by working cooperatively with ancillary nursing and other members of the interdisciplinary team to achieve optimal clinical and resource outcomes.
Graduated from an accredited School of Nursing, Diploma Program, Associate Degree Program, or Bachelor of Science in Nursing, is preferred. Must have current license or temporary practice permit to practice as Registered Nurse or Graduate Nurse in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Must successfully complete orientation including, but not limited to, successful completion of medication validation and written medication examination. Must maintain current American Heart Association CPR certification. Must be able to meet health standards for employment. #Responsibilities:
Perioperative (PACU/SDS) Must be willing and available to assume call responsibility on a rotational basis as assigned including nights, weekends, and holidays. Must be available to work within thirty (30) minutes. Qualifications:
Recovery Room (PACU) Maintain current ACLS within six (6) months of hire.
BCLS certification required within three (3) months of hire. PALS certification within one (1) year of hire. Critical Care course certification or successful completion within one (1) year of hire required.
EKG certification within three (3) months of hire (probationary period required.) At least three (3) years previous RN experience on a general medical/surgical floor is required. One (1) year previous Recovery Room experience preferred. Minimum one (1) year recent PACU, surgical unit or Critical Care experience preferred.
Should have some familiarity with surgical procedures and knowledge of Phase Two recovery of adults and pediatric patients. Trauma Nurse Course within one (1) year of assignment to department. Four (4) Trauma related continuing education credits per year (ACLS, APLS, PALS, ABLS = 4 hours for 2 day provider; 2 hours for 1 day refresher).