Job Description & Requirements
Post-Anesthesia Care Unit - PACU Nurse
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Combining cutting-edge technology with a focus on prevention, this Los Angeles Medical Center puts you and your health at the heart of everything we do. With more than 550 board-certified physicians and thousands of additional health care professionals, our health care team is well equipped to help you get healthy, stay healthy, and thrive. In 2012, our hospital received an "A" Hospital Safety Score from The Leapfrog Group.
Total # of beds in the unit: 11 Beds Main Pacu Phase I, Phase II Fast Track: 8 Beds. 200+. Average daily census is: 100. Nurse to patient ratios 1:2 for all shifts. No Ancillary Staff. Patient’s age: Pediatrics and Adults. Staff works in 8 hour shifts. Unit patient population: GYN, General & lots of Plastics, No Open Heart. Special Unit Procedures and Interventions Preformed on Unit Skills/Requirements/Certifications of r Nurses: Must have Critical Care experience as well. Must have great critical thinking skills. Experience in Plastics, Laproscopic, GYN, Urology & General. Documentation System: Flow chart. Acuity System -Catalyst. Supplemental Staff required to float when necessary. RN provides their own scrubs, prefer purple