Job Description & Requirements
Post-Anesthesia Care Unit - PACU Nurse
Exclusive AMN order in the heart of the San Fernando Valley. This state of the art Hospital is recognized for its patient focus, and combines technology, expertise and compassion, bringing industry-leading quality and service to more than 300,000 members in the greater San Fernando Valley.
Located in the heart of the Valley this is a film buffs heaven. Near to many major studios, on any given day you may find yourself passing by the filming of some of TV's most well known shows! Of course you are also just minutes from the sunny SoCal beaches. With the Angeles National Forest Mountain Range providing the perfect backdrop, you can definitely see why this is one of top vacation destination spots around!
This position presents an opportunity to join an elite team of passionate physicians and nurses within this specialize PACU unit.
PACU RN's will work with patients ranging in age from Infants to Geriatrics. The average daily census on this PACU unit is either 1:1 or 1:2.
All PACU staff will be responsibile for working 8 hour shifts.
The range of patient cases on this unit will be: general surgery; orthopedics., ENT, Opthamology; OB/GYN; Thoracic, cardiac
Special Unit Procedures performed on this unit: PA catheters; A-lines; Epidurals; Ventilators.
Meds and drips administered:
PACU RN's may administer ACLS/PALs emergency drugs and ICU list of approved medications in PACU I and II POH may only administer Lopressor.
Supplemental Staff will be required to float when necessary.
If you are a compassionate and experienced PACU RN, ready to join a caring staff within beautiful surroundings, this is the role for you!