Job description


Updated: May 3, 2021
Location: Orange
Job Type:
Department: Recovery Room - Surgery

Job Description:


Reports to: Nurse Services Manager 2

Cost Center: Recovery Room - Surgery (427022)

FLSA: Nonexempt

Job Code: 009119

Shift: Night Shift

Position Number: 40322376

Working Title: Per Diem Nurse

Bargaining Unit: CNA

Date Created: 7/09/2020

Hours: 2.4

FTE: 0.06

Position Summary:

The PACU nurse will collaborate with the Dept. of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care and other surgical and interdisciplinary teams to develop and implement a plan of care for a specific group of assigned patients. Performs professional nursing duties that incorporate the psychomotor and age appropriate cognitive skills of the patient/family/significant other to assess, plan, intervene and advocate for the patient on an ongoing basis throughout the post anesthesia period. Will evaluate patient outcomes, effectiveness of plan of care, and readiness for discharge from PACU. Acts as a role model and mentor to a variety of students and nurses new to the unit. Functions as a (PCC) Patient Care Coordinator as requested by the supervisor/manager.

Salary Range:

Minimum Midpoint Maximum

Hourly Rate $64.79 $64.79 $64.79

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the Health System
  • Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload
  • Minimum of two years demonstrated nursing experience in an acute care critical care setting or high acuity/critical care level PACU.
  • Ability to maintain flexibility and work well in a fast paced, constantly changing environment
  • Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English
  • All external candidates must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Ability to work variable shifts including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Current PALS certification or Must be obtained within 90 days of employment

    Licenses and Certifications:

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support(Required)
  • Basic Life Support(Required)
  • Registered Nurse(Required)

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • One year demonstrated nursing experience in critical care or post anesthesia care unit
  • Prior experience in a Level I Trauma Center and/or Academic Medical Center
  • Current CPAN, CAPA, CCRN certifications
  • Demonstrated experience working in a Level 1 Trauma Center
  • Knowledge of Title 22 and Joint Commission Requirements
  • Bilingual skills to communicate effectively with patients and families

    Physical, Mental, & Environmental Demands

    To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

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    Job No:
    Posted: 5/3/2021
    Application Due: 5/3/2033
    Work Type: Full Time