Aug 26, 2021

Registered Nurse - PACU

  • Augusta Health
  • Fishersville, VA, USA

Job Description

Description:

Surgical Services at Augusta Health combines community care with state of the art technology to provide high quality and patient centered care. Nurses are vital to this quality patient care.

As a PACU nurse, you will support our patients in the perioperative phases of care. The PACU nurse will ensure a safe post-operative environment while performing critical care for patients immediately after surgery. We are looking for someone who is energetic and likes to work in a fast paced environment. The RN is responsible for collaboration with the anesthesia providers while developing the plan of care for patients of varying acuity levels providing care for patients having elective and emergent procedures. The PACU RN will also be responsible for providing care to patients in the outpatient surgery setting during the pre and post-operative phase of care. If you have interest in managing post anesthesia care to include pain management, hemodynamic stability or preparing patients for surgery or educating a patient on post-operative care at home, then this job is for you!

We currently have a Registered Nurse (RN) position open in our PACU. The Registered Nurse is accountable for the coordination of direct patient care, education, and serves as a leader of the patient care team. The RN will work closely with an interdisciplinary team to deliver high quality patient care.

Come join the Augusta Health team located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley in Fishersville, VA. Augusta Health is an independent, community hospital recognized as one of Healthgrades’ 50 Best Hospitals in America. Our mission is to promote the health and well-being of our community through access to excellent care. We build trust and peace of mind through our core values of patient-and community-centeredness, professionalism, excellence, and teamwork.

Requirements

  • Currently licensed or eligible to be licensed as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Minimum of one (1) year of RN experience required
  • BSN or ADN currently enrolled in a BSN program preferred
  • BLS certification required
  • Positive attitude, with enthusiasm for caring for our community
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective time management skills

Some benefits of working at Augusta Health include:

  • Insurance package including health, dental, and vision
  • Retirement savings helping you to plan for your future
  • Generous paid time off to promote work life balance
  • Free onsite parking
  • 24/7 armed security to ensure your safety
  • Shift and weekend differentials
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Clinical ladder career path program
  • Shared governance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Onsite child care
  • Augusta Health Fitness Reimbursement Program
  • Individualized orientation with dedicated preceptor
  • Onsite credit union
  • Employee discounts including the cafeteria, gift shop, pharmacy, and movie tickets

Equal Opportunity
Augusta Health recruits, hires and promotes qualified candidates for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran or military discharge status, and family medical or genetic information.