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Registered Nurse (RN) PACU

Alexandria Hospital 619948 Full Time 4320 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA, 22304, US

Job Description

Inova Alexandria Hospital (IAH) is a 318-bed community hospital that offers a full range of healthcare services and has received national recognition for healthcare excellence. From babies to seniors, Inova Alexandria Hospital Provides World-Class Medical Care. We are dedicated to continually expanding our programs and services to help ensure we meet the healthcare needs of the communities we serve today and in the future.

IAH’s Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) has 23 bays (15 phase 1 and 8 phase 2) that serve a diverse surgical population. Our Surgical Service Lines include, general, spine, orthopedic, neurosurgery, robotics, urology, plastics, gynecology, breast, podiatry, vascular, maxillofacial, dental, and ENT.

Our PACU team members are self-motivated, hardworking and a proficient group of nurses. We have self- scheduling and a varying/staggered shift times, and as of now, we staff until 2300 with moderate call requirements. Travel time for call cannot exceed 45 min. However, the hospital has a call room accommodation if needed. Nurses care for patients in pre op, Phase 1, Phase 2 depending on patient needs. We take pride in our excellent patient care and wide knowledge base that continues to expand and adapt to meet the needs of our community.

Job Requirements:  

  • One year of PACU/Critical Care Nursing experience is required
  • Solid PACU experience is highly desired
  • BSN or ADN Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred. If RN has an ADN, within six months of start date the RN must meet with their nurse leader and identify which Accredited School the employee plans to attend - Submit a review of transcript from the school indicating the required pre-requisites and timeline for taking the courses - Provide a written plan with anticipated BSN completion date - Complete BSN within 24 months of start date
  • RN license to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • ACLS, PALS, BLS healthcare provider certifications from the American Heart Association (AHA)