Registered Nurse – PACU

Location: Southeastern Indiana Medical Holdings, Inc.

Dept: 6690 Post Anesthesia Care Unit

Category: Nursing

Full Time, Days, 36 hours

Posted 9/16/2021

Requisition # 8070

What you need to know about this position:

  • Our Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) is a 13-bed unit with approximately 6,000 patient annually and is responsible for safely and efficiently recovering patients from anesthesia following a procedure.
  • While your interactions with our patients might be brief your role as a Registered Nurse will be critical as you help to put the patient and his/her family at ease during recovery from anesthesia and transferring the patient to a floor or discharging home after the procedure.
  • Our Registered Nurses in the PACU have an hourly base rate starting at $29.22 and is commensurate with experience and could be eligible for shift differentials and Sunday/holiday premiums.
  • In this position you would be scheduled to work 3 – 12 hour day shifts Monday through Friday (36 hours/week, considered full time) with shift start/end times of 9AM to 9:30PM.
  • With at least 16 hours per week this position is benefit eligible.
  • PACU RNs provide unit coverage on call during night, weekend, and holiday hours. This position has an on-call requirement including 1 night every other week, 4 weekends a year and a holiday rotation.

What is required for this position:

  • Upon hire you must have:
    • Associate of Nursing (ASN) or equivalent required; Bachelor of Nursing (BSN) preferred.
    • Indiana Registered Nurse License or Multi-State Registered Nurse License through the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) required.
  • Within 30 days of hire you must have (CRH provides training & time to acquire certification after employment):
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification.
    • Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) certification.
  • Prior surgical, PACU or ICU experience preferred.
  • This position requires frequent standing, walking, talking and listening and lifting or moving more than 50 lbs.


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