RN Registered Nurse – PACU Penn State Health St. Joseph The Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) consists of 19 patient care bays. The unit provides nursing care and management of patients that have received general, local, regional anesthesia or conscious sedation under the direction of the Anesthesia Department.
The unit provides care to both inpatients and outpatients ranging from pediatric to geriatric.
The Registered Nurse – RN incorporates knowledge of the nursing process and the professional standards of nursing in daily practice. Applies knowledge of growth and development to perform detailed assignments/interventions. Provides consistent care based on the changing physical and psychosocial needs, unique to the patient.
– Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.
Experience: – Recent RN Registered Nurse experience within last 18 months or graduate beginning clinical practice. – Critical care (ICU) experience preferred – Emergency Department (ED) experience preferred
License/Certification: – Active Registered Nurse – RN license in the state. – BLS required. – ACLS required on telemetry units within 12 months.
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