Community Health Network Registered Nurse (RN) - PACU in Indianapolis, Indiana

Registered Nurse (RN) - PACU

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Nursing & Patient Support

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Registered Nurse


Post Anesthesia




Community Hospital North

7150 Clearvista Drive

Indianapolis, IN 46256

United States


Day Job


6:00am - 6:30pm; on-call rotation; one holiday per year on-call

Sign-on bonus for eligible, experienced RN's!Job LocationThe Registered Nurse (RN) - PACU position is located at the Community Hospital North in Indianapolis, INJob Duties

  • Responsible for performing direct patient care preoperatively and postoperatively

  • Assessing, documenting and managing postoperative pain

  • Must demonstrate ability to assess airway adequacy and intervene quickly and appropriately when necessary

  • Must demonstrate proficiency with cardiac monitoring and interpretation

  • Must demonstrate understanding and knowledge of all phases of recovery nursing principles and expectations

ExperienceA minimum of 2+ years CCU, ICU, ER, PACU and/or previous Pre/Post operative experience requiredEducationGraduate of Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education accredited school of nursing, or three years related professional nursing experienceLicenseMust have a current and valid license as a Registered Nurse from the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency; BLS, ACLS, and PALS certification within one year of employmentSkills

  • Must possess excellent communication skills

  • Must be able to prioritize, organize and multi-task

  • Must be a team player in providing care that encompasses compassion, collaboration and trust

  • Must remain calm and effective in stressful situations and take initiative in emergency situations

Additional Information36 hours/week; 3 12's; benefited position; on-call rotation with one holiday per yearKeywordsPatient Rooms, Recovery, PreOp/PostOp, PACU, Preoperative, Postoperative, ICU, ED, CCURanked among the nation's most integrated healthcare systems, Community Health Network is Central Indiana's leader in providing convenient access to exceptional healthcare services, where and when patients need them – in hospitals, health pavilions and doctor's offices, as well as workplaces, schools and homes. Exceptional care, simply delivered.Community is a non-profit health system that is deeply committed to the communities we serve with more than 200 sites of care and affiliates throughout Central Indiana. Guided by our PRIIDE Values – Patients First, Relationships, Integrity, Innovation, Dedication and Excellence – our team of caregivers is committed to providing an exceptional experience with every life we touch.