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PACU RN - Ambulatory Surgery Center (32 Hours/Week, Tacoma)Location: Tacoma, WA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 810411 Date posted: 07/08/2019
The PeriAnesthesia (PACU) RN has
primary responsibility and accountability for the nursing care of patients
undergoing surgical or other invasive procedures during the
admitting/preparation process and after surgery during the recovery/discharge
The PACU RN develops, coordinates and implements a plan of care that is patient
and outcome focused. The plan of care is made in collaboration with other
members of the perioperative team and is based on patient assessment, knowledge
of surgical procedures, anesthesia plan, physician orders, application of
relevant policies/procedures and AORN/ASPAN guidelines.
The PACU RN provides leadership, direction and clinical supervision to the
patient care technicians, nursing assistants, HUCS, and other non-licensed
staff on the healthcare team.
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 and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
About Nursing & Physician Assistant Careers
Through professional practice and leadership, nurses at Kaiser Permanente continually advance the art and science of nursing. But we recognize that what we do is more than clinical practice. We believe that every interaction — whether it is with a patient, a colleague, a physician, or anyone else — has the potential to be extraordinary. And we find that approaching our daily routine with this in mind gives each and every action new meaning and allows us to focus on the moment, empowering us to deliver expert care.
No matter where you are in your nursing career, the size and scope of our organization means you have the resources, technology, tools, and support you need to make a lasting impact.
Physician Assistant Careers
Physician assistants play a powerful and important role in delivering high-quality, informative care. Working directly with patients, their families, colleagues, and supervising physicians, they are vital in defining the overall care experience.
Being a physician assistant at Kaiser Permanente is centered on promoting a healing environment — one that maintains a caring, comforting practice while honoring the unity of the whole patient: mind, body, and spirit.
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Apr 17, 2019
"I love my job"
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I have been working at Kaiser Permanente part-time for more than 2 years
I’ve waited to get in to Kaiser for so long and now that I’m in, I’d never let go. I love people that i work with (although just like any other jobs, it has it’s highs and lows), i love my patients, pay is great and benefits are awesome!! Definitely 1 of the highest paying hospitals in the region.Full Review
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