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Registered Nurse - PACU- Tier II Pool/ non-benefited

City:  Waukesha
Shift Type:  Day/PM Rotation
Weekly Hours:  4
Location:  Waukesha Memorial Hospital (WMH)
Job Category:  Nursing (RN, NP)

The Post Anesthesia Care Unit provides immediate care for patients recovering from anesthesia. Nurses monitor patients as they recover from procedures requiring general anesthesia until they are admitted as an inpatient or return to Day Surgery for discharge home. WMH has an 11 PACU bays staffed by Registered Nurses and Patient transporters.

Hours: Variable pool hours to support the needs of the department that is open 0630-2230 M-F. Primarily these hours would rotate day/pm shifts with On call requirements for weeknight and weekend call to meet the requirements of Tier II Pool structure.

Full Time / Part Time: Pool/As Needed - no Benefits

FTE: 0.01

The Clinical Nurse II (CN II) – PACU is a competent practitioner who integrates theoretical knowledge with clinical experience in the care of patients and families. Care is delivered using a deliberate, systematic approach and practice is guided by increasing awareness of patterns of patient responses in recurrent situations. These nurses demonstrate mastery of most technical skills, and begin to view clinical situations from a patient and family focus as they provide professional nursing care within clinical areas/campuses as required by staffing matrices. These nurses also supervise and direct delegated nursing acts commensurate with educational preparation and demonstrated abilities of the person supervised.

 

Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing required. Bachelor's Degree is preferred.
  • Wisconsin Registered Nurse License
  • Valid American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification. ACLS on hire. PALS within 1 year of hire.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in an acute care nursing environment
  • Experience in the PACU or Critical Care setting preferred

 

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ProHealth Care, one of the largest employers in Waukesha County, offers work that is challenging and rewarding. The organization is dedicated to providing the highest quality service to our patients and their families and treats each individual with respect – the way they should be treated. We have high expectations for those who join our team of nearly 5,000 employees. In return, we offer exceptional career opportunities in a dynamic, health care system where the contributions of every team member are valued.

 

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