Staff Nurse (RN) – Recovery Room

Staff Nurse (RN) – Recovery Room

This career opportunity offers a $7,500.00 sign-on bonus!

JOB PURPOSE:  The Recovery Room Staff Nurse is a professional care provider who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients for a designated timeframe in order to provide care to those patients via therapeutic use of self, the nursing process, the environment/instrumentation, and coordination with other health care team members, taking into account the individual patient’s special physical or age-related needs.

Unit Specific:  The Recovery Room Registered Professional Nurse provides specialized intensive nursing care to diverse patient populations of varying acuity, ranging from infant, pediatric, adolescent, and adult to geriatric during the pre-anesthesia and post-anesthesia period in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) and ambulatory surgery unit, taking into account the individual patient’s special physical or age-related needs.

Work is performed in accordance with State regulations for Registered Nurses, established hospital standards, nursing unit structure, established regulatory and accreditation requirements, and the philosophy, goals, and objectives of the hospital and Operating Room/Recovery Room Department.

EDUCATION:  Graduation from an accredited nursing program. 

PREFERRED:  Bachelor of Science Nursing degree.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION:  Possess current NYS license for Registered Professional Nurse; American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or to be obtained within the first six months of hire or transfer and AHA Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification. 

PREFERRED: PALS/PEARS certification.

SHIFT: 6:45AM – 3:15PM & On Call        |     STATUS: 24 HOURS
From $30.90 to $46.24 per hour