United Surgical Partners International Inc (USPI)

Full Time
CA, Folsom
Posted 1 month ago

We provide first-class surgical services for local communities and recognize
our employees as our number one assets. As a PACU nurse at our facility, you
have the opportunity to enjoy no calls, no weekends and no holidays.
We focus on offering a high quality, ambulatory care alternative to a hospital
for surgical procedures. We have been in operation at this location since 2001
and perform over 6,000 surgeries per year. Speciality areas include ENT,
General Surgery, GYN, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Pain Management, Plastic
Surgery, Podiatry, Oral Surgery and Urology.
Under the direct supervision of the Pre-Op/PACU manager, the PACU nurse is
responsible for implementing all physician orders, providing for the
continuity and quality of nursing care for all patients, with continual
evaluation of the patients” condition, providing patient safety, comfort, and
privacy at all time. At times, assist the physicians in the procedure rooms
with various tasks, conscious sedation and utilizing sterile technique as
deemed appropriate.
Responsible for providing total comprehensive patient care to patients
emerging from general anesthesia and/or sedation.
Responsible for assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the
patient and family in preparation for discharge.

Required Skills


* Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
* Current Ohio Nursing License
* Current BLS, ACLS and PALS
* Minimum of 3 years experience in PACU or ICU

* Interdependent Partnering
* Good communication and human relations skills.
* Mastering Complexity
* Ability to organize and follow through on own initiative.
* Ability to master new skills.
* Technical/Functional
* Thorough knowledge of all phases of perioperative process including knowledge of surgical procedures and anesthesia implications.
* Current nursing assessment and patient care skills.
* Telemetry experience necessary
* Education
* Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
* Current license to practice nursing in the State of Ohio.
* CPR certified. ACLS certification is required within 6 months of employment if not currently certified.
* Experience
* Critical Care or PACU experience preferred.
* Work environment
* Outpatient Surgery
* Physical demands (i.e. works on a computer, use of telephone, lifts up to 50 lbs.)
* Works on computer, uses telephone.
* Intermittent physical mobility/activity including walking, standing, sitting. Light lifting, pulling and pushing of carts, equipment, ect. Must be able to bend body downward at the waist, be able to kneel.

The above statements reflect the general outline considered necessary to
describe the principle functions of this job. It shall not be construed as a
detailed description of all work requirements of the position.

Required Experience

Job Features

Job CategoryPACU