Nurse PACU

Requisition ID
2020-143592
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Post Anesthesia Care Unit
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
800-1830
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Franciscan St. Michael Medical Center
Location
WA-SILVERDALE

Overview

CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits.  We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

 

St. Michael Medical Center is looking for an RN to join our team in our NEW HOSPITAL in Silverdale! This 500,000 Square-foot hospital will be the most energy efficient hospital in Washington and will provide an extraordinary healing environment for our patients with beautiful views of the Olympic Mountains and Dyes Inlet. In addition, the entire campus has been developed with the well-being of our team in mind with dedicated respite areas and generous break areas (see the views!) along with the Clear Creek trail running through the hospital grounds, encouraging walks and connection with the community. Be a part of this groundbreaking addition to CHI Franciscan!

 

St. Michael Medical Center is one of only four hospitals in our state to achieve Pathway to Excellence designation, which recognizes health care organizations for their commitment to ensuring excellence in the nursing profession.

 

Visit our website at www.stmichaelopening.org  for 360 degree photos and virtual tour of the new hospital

 

 

 

Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!

Responsibilities

Our Perioperative area averages 6 operating rooms per day with a maximum capacity of 10 operating rooms. This is supported by a Pre-op unit and PACU Phase 1 and Phase 2 units. We have a team focus in caring for our patients and a team approach to on-boarding new team members. Surgery types performed here include Open Heart, Vascular, Robotic, General, Orthopedic, ENT, GYN, and Urologic surgeries. Patient acuity ranges from simple outpatient surgeries to complex surgeries on patients with multiple health issues. We provide care and services to a large regional area that includes all of Kitsap County and as far north as Port Townsend and Port Angeles along the Straits of Juan de Fuca.

 

Job Summary:

 

This position is responsible for providing peri-anesthesia nursing care of all patient populations undergoing surgical procedures, to include ambulatory, acute and chronic patient care.  Assumes responsibility and accountability for the direct and indirect implementation of the patient’s plan of care in the PACU Phase 1 and Phase 2. Assist with care and preparation of patients in the Pre-op unit when needed.

 

 

 

Qualifications

Job Requirements:

 

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred

Minimum 1-2 years previous RN experience in ER, ICU or high level step down unit required.

1-2 years current experience in an acute inpatient PACU setting within the last 3 years strongly preferred

Experience with airway emergencies, (i.e. laryngospasms, airway obstruction, stridor and arrest).

Current licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Washington State Board of Nursing.

Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification within six months of date of hire.  

Certified Perianesthesia Nurse (CPAN) or Certified Ambulatory Perianesthesia Nurse (CAPA) preferred.

 

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