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As a nurse at Sutter Health, you’ll appreciate having the best and most innovative technology at your fingertips. Our nurses continuously advance the art and science of nursing in a patient-centric healing environment by providing clinical care, treatment, education and advice in a variety of healthcare and community settings.

At Sutter Health, we provide you with a range of opportunities to help you fulfill your professional goals—today and in the future. Learn more about this nursing opportunity and join us at Sutter Health.

  • JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Part-Time, Per Diem
  • JOB LEVEL: All Levels
  • TRAVEL: Home Health & Hospice Only

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Success Profile

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  • Adaptable
  • Collaborative
  • Detail-oriented
  • Compassionate
  • Confident
  • Quick-thinking

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Benefits

  • Healthcare

    Medical, dental, vision, life insurance

  • Paid Time Off

    Holidays, sick days, leaves of absence

  • Continuing Education

    Tuition Reimbursement and Professional Development

  • Corporate Discount and Perks

    Exclusive pricing and discounts at a variety of retailers

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Responsibilities

Job ID SMSC-1816019 Date Posted 09/12/2018 Location Santa Cruz, California
Position Overview:

POSITION SUMMARY:

The PACU RN is responsible and accountable for planning, directing, assessing and providing nursing care/services in the PACU department.  Serves as patient advocate.
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES 
  • Plans and provides patient care based on observations, patient’s needs and diagnosis, test results, physician orders and other pertinent information.
  • Evaluates patient’s response to care. Modifies and revises plan as necessary.
  • Collaborates with physicians to provide needed treatment and medication. This includes evaluation of the pre-op patient, pre-op teaching and administration of medications and IV fluids, pre-op shaves, as well as, evaluation of the post-op patient and administration of medications, IV fluids.


Qualifications:

MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Education, including Licensures / Certifications / Registrations

Current CA RN License required

Current BLS for Healthcare providers (AHA), ACLS, and PALS certifications required

Experience

Preferred: Bilingual

Two years recent RN experience in an acute care hospital required

2 years recent PACU experience preferred



Organization: Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center of Santa Cruz
Employee Status: Regular
Benefits: No
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Day/Evening
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday
Weekend Requirements: None
Schedule: Per Diem
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: Per Diem

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity, or expression, ancestry, national origin, age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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