SURGICAL STEP DOWN NURSE

Location: Coos Bay, OR

PACU NURSE
Coos Bay, OR
Competitive Salary + Comprehensive Benefits + Relocation Assistance
Registered Nurse - Post-Anesthesia Care Unit / PACU

Shifts: Flexible - Days and Nights Available

The Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) Nurse provides specialized nursing care for patients recovering from anesthesia after surgery. Patients are transferred from the operating room to the PACU if an overnight stay is required, typically being discharged the following day. This unit primarily serves patients who have undergone Total Joint surgery, Urology surgery, or Bariatric Surgery. The PACU Nurse conducts assessments, including physical, psychosocial, and cultural factors, to develop individualized nursing diagnoses and plans of care in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team. The nurse delivers personalized care that may involve activities such as assisting with daily living tasks, administering medication, providing wound care, managing pain, operating biomedical equipment, and assisting with procedures. In addition, the nurse offers patient and family education on medical conditions, tests, medications, and overall healthcare. The PACU Nurse also coordinates care, maintains accurate and timely documentation, evaluates the effectiveness of care, and communicates patient status to the healthcare team.

Benefits include:
- On-site Health and Wellness Clinic
- Employee Gym
- Employee Engagement Activities
- Child Care Benefits
- Generous Paid Time Off
- Tuition Assistance
- Short-term and Long-term Disability
- Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Benefits
- Life Insurance
- 401(k) Plan with 4% Employer Match
- Employee Assistance Programs

Job Requirements:

  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Oregon or ability to obtain
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (Bachelor's Degree preferred)
  • American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) certification at employment
  • American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire
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