Job Number: 191243
Hours: 9 am shift and 11 am shift
With numerous awards and distinctions, including our recognition as
Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason
has transformed health care through our innovations in patient
safety and our ability to provide patients in our community with
easier access to our high-quality care. Consisting of a 336-bed
hospital in Seattle, WA, and an extensive network of primary and
specialty care clinics throughout the Puget Sound region, joining
Virginia Mason is an exceptional opportunity to partner with
nationally recognized physicians and peers, and an organization
recognized as the benchmark for health care.
As a member of our team, you will contribute to the strength of our
Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine. You will also
help to further our commitment to continuous improvement through
our Virginia Mason Production System, and our philosophy of
empowering you to facilitate real change in the delivery of care.
Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the
chance to focus on what really matters - your patients.
The Post Anesthesia Care Unit, PACU, cares for the immediate
postoperative patients in all age ranges. Post anesthesia care is
provided for a range of specialties and include ambulatory,
inpatient and critical care cases. Aspects of care include
assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation of post
anesthesia care. Respiratory stability, adequate pain and nausea
control, safe dermatomal level and stable vital signs are assessed.
Registered nurses oversee all aspects of perioperative process
including admitting, recovery and discharge.
The registered nurse provides high quality, skilled nursing
services to assist patients to achieve optimum health and
functional health status following an illness requiring
hospitalization. Through collaboration with physicians and other
health care professionals, the nurse prepares the patient and
family for discharge to home or another setting for continued
* A current and valid Washington State Registered Nurse License is
required for this position.
* CPR certification is required every two years.
* Must be able to obtain ACLS within 6 months of hire.
* Previous PACU RN experience preferred.
* Recent previous critical care and/or ED/trauma RN experience
Virginia Mason offers much more than competitive compensation and
benefits. With continuing education opportunities and the added
potential of relocation assistance, you will find our commitment to
your well-being is both rewarding and refreshing.
There is also the lifestyle benefit that comes with finding
yourself in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by the
vibrancy and sophistication of one of the most livable cities in
the country, finding the perfect urban or outdoor pursuit will
instinctively and pleasurably become second nature.
We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.