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RN – Post Anesthesia Care Unit

RN – Post Anesthesia Care Unit

companyIMCS Group
locationLafayette, CO, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/15/2023
Full Time

Job Description

Job description*
A short description of the position
We are seeking a dedicated PACU nurse to carefully monitor the condition of patients who are waking up from post-operative anesthesia. You will be monitoring levels of consciousness, measuring vital signs, and treating post-operative side effects of anesthesia medication such as pain or nausea

Job Duties / Responsibilities? * –
Monitoring post-operative patients’ levels of consciousness during recovery from anesthesia.
Measuring and recording patients’ vital signs.
Closely observing patients for signs of side effects of anethesia medication.
Treating pain, nausea, and other post-operative symptoms of anesthesia.
Updating charts, patient files, and medical records.
Collaborating with the medical team on post-operative patient care and facilitating timely specialized interventions.
Providing comfort and reassurance to distressed post-operative patients and concerned family members.
Educating patients and their families on post-surgery care, as well as answering questions.

Job Requirements: Experience / License / Certification / Education etc.
Experience
Two years of the following experience is required:
Medical/Surgical experience
IV Insertion
Phlebotomy conscious sedation