Registered Nurse- POST-ANESTHESIA CARE

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Summary

UNIT SUMMARY: The Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) is a fast-paced environment, where nurses are an active participant in patients' perioperative experience. In the PACU, pre-anesthesia screening services (PASS) include comprehensive preoperative anesthesia screenings, and preoperative prep for patients. PASS nurses also provide any necessary educational resources to patients and their family members and facilitate communication with the anesthesia and surgical teams. Peri-anesthesia nurses in the PACU provide care for a diverse population of patients, and have experience dealing with different forms of trauma and multiple surgical specialties. It is imperative that staff members are able to think critically, and have strong assessment, intervention and communication skills. In the PACU, teamwork and exceptional customer service are essential in achieving successful patient outcomes.

JOB SUMMARY: As a member of the patient care team, the RNI provides safe, age appropriate patient care and functions as an advisor and resource for patients and their families.

REQUIREMENTS:

Formal working knowledge; equivalent to an Associate's degree (2 years college); requires knowledge of a specialized field. Associate's degree in Nursing (AA) or Diploma in Nursing. Less than 1 year of experience. Maryland Registered Nurse License, American Heart Association CPR Certification, ACLS.

Sinai Patient Care Services offers a Nursing Career Ladder that allows opportunities for advancement and development of Registered Nurses. The Clinical Career ladder level for new hires will be determined through defined ladder criteria during the hiring process.

Additional Information
LifeBridge Health is a $2B+, 13,000 team member healthcare system that Cares Bravely for over 1 million patients annually throughout Maryland. We are comprised of 5 main healthcare centers: Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Northwest Hospital, Carroll Hospital, Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital, and Grace Medical Center as well as several community practices.

LifeBridge Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you are interested in applying for employment and require accommodation during any part of the application process, please call 410-601-9000 and ask to speak to the Human Resources Department at the location to which you are applying. For TTY users, please call via Maryland Relay.

65302-57733