Swedish Medical Center Registered Nurse - Recovery PACU in Issaquah, Washington

Description:

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Registered Nurse (1.0 FTE, Day shift) to work in the Recovery PACU at Swedish Issaquah in Issaquah, WA.

The PPACU (Pre/Post Anesthesia Care Unit) Registered Nurse (RN) assumes leadership, responsibility and accountability for designated patients in the pre-operative, post-operative Phase I Recovery and post-anesthesia Phase II Recovery units.

In this position you will:

  • Assess patient prior to procedure, reviewing patient identification, consent, physical and psychological health status, allergies, and readiness for surgery.

  • Review data collected, pertinent health history, physician orders, and patient needs to formulate and prioritize a plan of care.

  • Monitor patient vital signs, adapting readily to changing situations.

  • Provide for patient safety throughout the PACU experience (phase 1 & 2)

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Licensed as Registered Nurse in the State of Washington

  • All Registered Nurses without a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing must obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or higher within 6 years of hire

  • A RN with 20 years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a BSN

  • Current Basic Life Support Certification (BLS)

  • Current ACLS Certification

  • PALS Certification required within the first 60 days

  • 12 months acute care experience working with the patient population similar to department (PACU) of hire or completion of the specialty residency located at that facility

About the Issaquah Campus.

With advances in technology, an environmentally friendly design and new hospital infrastructure, the campus is designed to be different. The new campus provides a broad range of inpatient and outpatient medical services including oncology, cardiac care, obstetrics, pediatric specialty care, emergency services, primary care and a host of other medical and surgical services and specialists.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details

https://caregiver.ehr.com

Our Mission

Our Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the Greater Seattle Area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 183 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Great Puget Sound area. Swedish employs more than 13,000 employees and 4,200 physicians. Whether through physician clinics, health education, research and innovation or other means of outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Surgical Services (Intraop)

Location: Washington-Issaquah

Req ID: 155648