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  • RN /Clinical Nurse III- PACU

    Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
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    Clinical Nurse III- Post Anesthesia Care


    Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift (Monday - Friday - 4 shifts per week -12:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m., Some weekend call and holiday call required) 


    PACU is a busy 19-bed Post Anesthesia Care Unit that works in conjunction with the 16-bed Pre-Operative Holding Area. We prepare patients for and recover from surgery. Our staff is all RNs with support from unit secretaries and peri-op techs. The successful candidate has PACU or Critical Care experience and is ACLS and PALS certified or is willing to certify. The RN must be able to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment and willing to learn new skills. Candidates with critical thinking skills, positive and enthusiastic attitudes, and the desire to give good customer service will have preference.


    Position Summary: Provides professional nursing care within an assigned unit; coordinates care planning with other disciplines. 


    Minimum Experience:  Minimum of three (3) years professional experience. Previous PACU experience preferred. 


    Licensure Requirement: Valid Tennessee RN license. Yearly infection control, fire, safety and CPR in-services are required


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