Staff Nurse - Post Anesthesia Care Unit

Coxhealth Springfield , MO 65802

Posted 1 week ago

Summary

  • Job Summary

  • The post-anesthesia care unit nurse (PACU nurse) provides care for post-operative patients of all ages recovering from anesthesia, including general, regional, and local. The PACU nurse evaluates plans, implements, and documents nursing care, assessment for pain, maintains hemodynamic and neurological stability, and maintains a patent airway. Due to the possibility of rapid changes in a patient's physiological condition, PACU RNs are required to administer diligent care via monitoring, assessment, intervention, and continuous reassessment.

  • Job Requirements

  • Education

  • Required: Graduate of an approved nursing program

  • Preferred: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

  • Experience

  • Preferred: Previous nursing experience

  • Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrate effective leadership abilities

  • Exhibits valuable time management skills

  • Strong critical thinking/problem solving skills.

  • Flexibility and ability to work in a multi-tasking environment.

  • Licensure/Certification/Registration

  • Required: MO RN license

  • Required: BLS must be obtained within 90 days

  • ACLS must be obtained within one year of hire

  • PALS must be obtained within one year of hire

Additional Information

Job Benefits & Perks!

  • Candidates may be eligible for a sign on bonus*

  • Relocation bonus available for qualified candidates

  • Loan forgiveness available for qualified candidates

  • RN to BSN tuition assistance up to $10,000

  • $1.00 BSN pay

  • $1.00 certification pay

  • Up to $5,000 STAR Clinical ladder bonus per year

  • Tuition reimbursement up to $1,200 per year

  • Up to 80 hours of Earned Time Off (ETO)

  • Preceptor pay for your time supporting new staff

  • Shared Governance Council

  • Health/Dental/Vision

  • Retirement with employer match

  • Onsite daycare with extended hours, holidays and weekends

  • Employee Discount at CoxHealth Fitness Centers

  • Pharmacy delivery to your unit

  • On-site Employee Health services

  • Opportunity to earn referral bonuses of up to $5,000 per hire for certain positions

  • 1906 Employee Store

  • 20% tuition discount on most classes at Cox College

  • Cafeteria discount

If you would like more information about job benefits & perks, please feel free to email us @ hr-recruitment@coxhealth.com or visit https://www.coxhealth.com/employees/benefits/


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Staff Nurse - Post Anesthesia Care Unit

Coxhealth