Cooper University Health Care

REGISTERED NURSE PRN II - PACU

  • Cooper University Health Care
  • Camden, NJ
  • About 1 month ago

Job Description

About us


At Cooper University Health Care, our commitment to providing extraordinary health care begins with our team. Our extraordinary professionals are continuously discovering clinical innovations and enhanced access to the most up-to-date facilities, equipment, technologies and research protocols. We have a commitment to our employees by providing competitive rates and compensation, a comprehensive employee benefits programs, attractive working conditions, and the chance to build and explore a career opportunity by offering professional development.

Discover why Cooper University Health Care is the employer of choice in South Jersey.

Short Description

The Registered RN is a professional care-giver who, as a member of a multidisciplinary health care team, assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients for a designated time frame and who supervises and provides care to these patients utilizing the nursing process including the therapeutic use of self.
  • Follows established policies and procedures
  • Communicates openly with internal customers and supervisors
  • Provides excellent customer service interfacing well with all levels of staff, management and physicians
  • Applies Cooper core values
  • Other duties as required

Overview


The Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) is where patients come to recovery from a surgical procedure. PACU is located on the third floor of the Pavilion and Kelemen building. There is also an area on Pavilion 2. Patients here can often be sent home following the procedure or are admitted to the hospital. This is based upon the procedure performed and the necessary recovery needed. If admitted the patient is transferred to the appropriate floor for continued recovery and discharge. The PACU sees infants to geriatrics. Here the patients are closely monitor while they are waking up from the anesthesia they received during the procedure. Depending on the procedure and the orders received from the physicians the patient will be discharged home or admitted to the hospital.

Experience Required

  • 1 year Critical Care Required
  • PACU Preferred

Education Requirements
  • Graduate of NLN accredited School of Nursing

License/Certification Requirements

  • Current NJ- RN License (Registered Nurse)

  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support)

  • Current ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)

  • Obtained within 3 months of hire date: Current PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support)

  • Preferred: Current CCRN (Critical Care Registered Nurse) or Current CPAN (Certified Perianesthesia Nurse)


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