Presbyterian Rust Medical Center is seeking an experienced PACU nurse to join the post-anesthesia care unit.
Recovery Room Nurses care for patients who are recovering from anesthesia after surgery. They monitor post-operation vital signs, assess levels of consciousness, and carefully observe patients for any side effects from anesthesia.
PACU nurses are responsible for utilizing the nursing process to provide direct patient care to an assigned group of patients during a shift. Responsible for prioritizing the delivery of direct nursing care using time and resources efficiently integrating a standards based framework model
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Type of Opportunity: Full Time
Work Schedule: 10 Hour Days
- Registered Nurse - State of New Mexico or Compact State Nursing License required. BLS certification within 90 days of hire.
Education: Associate Degree in Nursing
Experience: Previous PACU/PREOP or Critical Care experience preferred.
We offer more than the standard benefits!
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As part of the nursing team at Presbyterian, you'll realize even more perks!
- Shift differentials for nights, weekends and permanent weekends
- Professional Nursing Career Path (Certification differentials, tuition assistance/scholarship opportunities, various lead differentials)
- Relocation bonus/Sign on bonus (for certain positions)
- Malpractice and general liability insurance
As an organization, we are committed to improving the health of our communities. From hosting growers' markets to partnering with local communities, Presbyterian is taking active steps to improve the health of New Mexicans. For our employees, we offer a robust wellness program, including free access to our on-site and community-based gyms, nutrition coaching and classes, wellness challenges and more.
About Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Presbyterian Healthcare Services exists to improve the health of patients, members and the communities we serve. We are locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of nine hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, we are the state's largest private employer with nearly 14,000 employees - including more than 1,600 providers and nearly 4,700 nurses.
About our Regional Delivery System
Presbyterian's Regional Delivery System is a network of six hospitals and medical centers throughout rural New Mexico including locations in Clovis, Espanola, Ruidoso, Santa Fe, Socorro and Tucumcari. Our regional facilities are home to more than 1,600 clinical and non-clinical employees who help make Presbyterian the state's largest private employer with nearly 14,000 statewide employees. With a variety of services ranging from general surgery to pediatrics to heart and cancer care, our regional employees are proud to provide close-to-home care for their communities.
About New Mexico
New Mexico continues to grow steadily in population and features a low cost of living.
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