Post-Anesthesia Care Unit - PACU Nurse

Job ID: 316713
Discipline: Registered Nurse
Specialty: PACU
Date Posted: April 01, 2020
Address: 4901 Forest Park Ave
Location: Saint Louis, MO 63108
Duration: Full-time
Start Date: June 20, 2020
Employment Type: Perm
Weekly Pay: Call for details
Company: Nursing Jobs

Job Description & Requirements

STAFF RN, POST ANESTHESIA CARE UNIT (PACU) - FULL TIME, SIGN ON BONUS ELIGIBLE Christian Hospital is an acute-care community hospital with 220 staffed beds, located in north St. Louis County. As a founding member of BJC HealthCare, the hospital has an expert medical staff and a diverse workforce of nearly 2,000 health care professionals who are dedicated to providing the absolute best care with the latest technology and medical advances. Christian Hospital is nationally recognized for stroke care and cardiology, and highly regarded for its excellence in emergency medicine, robotic surgery, orthopedic and spine surgery, pulmonology and wound care. Our Northwest HealthCare campus, located six miles west of Christian Hospital in Florissant, offers the community 24-hour emergency care as well as a variety of outpatient services and physician practices. Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) provides patients with post operative care and monitoring. Join Us! Role Purpose Provides direct patient care activities including assessment, diagnosis, planning implementation, and evaluation within the guidelines of the standards of nursing care. Responsibilities Educates patients and their families on how to manage their illness or injury, including post treatment home care needs and medication administration. " Uses critical thinking skills to assess and evaluate patient's physical, psychosocial and emotional needs. " Develops and implements individual plans of care in collaboration with other members of the healthcare team in accordance with the established guidelines and standards of nursing care. Promotes patient and family centered care in a healing environment. " Evaluates patient's response and modifies plan of care accordingly throughout the patient's stay. " Participates in activities that promote safety, quality and regulatory compliance. Participates in professional development and life long learning. Benefits Statement Note: not all benefits apply to all openings - Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options - Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan - 401(k) plan - Tuition Assistance - Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts - On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location) - Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

Required Qualifications

-Nursing Diploma or Associate's degree in nursing -< 2 years of experience -RN License

Preferred Qualifications

-Bachelor's Degree - Nursing

Facility Location

America's "Gateway to the West," St. Louis is best known for its landmark skyscraper arch and as the home of Anheuser-Busch. Stroll downtown along the banks of the Mississippi, browse quaint boutiques and galleries or get into the spirit of the city at a ballgame. Travelers relish the warmth and ambiance of this historical city, as well as the excellent travel assignments at its top medical facilities.

Job Benefits

This positions offer a wide range of benefits that typically include Full Medical, Dental, Prescription, Vision, Tuition Reimbursement, PTO, Flex Spending as well as generous Compensation packages and differentials.

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