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Registered Nurse (RN) - PACU - FT Days

We Are Hiring

Registered Nurse (RN) - Operating Room - Surgery Recovery Room 001 - Full-Time, Rotating - Carmel-13500 North Meridian - Carmel, IN

9:00 am - 7:30 pm , 4 days a week (no weekends), flexibility a plus, minimal on-call

Why Join Ascension?

In Indiana, St. Vincent operates 24 hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, and clinics. St. Vincent's more than 15,000 associates and 3,000 providers offer expertise in a wide range of services including acute/long-term acute care, bariatrics, cancer care, cardiovascular services, emergency/trauma services, neuroscience, orthopedics, pediatric services, primary care, urgent/immediate care, women's health and more. St. Vincent has been serving central and southern Indiana for 145 years.

St. Vincent is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

Registered Nurse (RN)- Outpatient Surgery Unit - Ascension St. Vincent Carmel

Who are we?

 We provide pre and post-surgical care to both outpatients and inpatients at Ascension St. Vincent Carmel. We are passionate about what we do and are committed to making the surgical experience easier and less stressful for our patients.   

As an RN in this area, you will provide direct nursing care and education for both the pre and post-operative phases.  The preoperative phase includes the establishment of the patient’s baseline assessment, carrying out preoperative interview with patient and family, and preparing the patient for surgery.   The postoperative phase of the surgical experience extends from the time the patient is transferred from the recovery room or post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) until the time he or she is discharged from the hospital.  You will perform careful assessments and immediate interventions in assisting the patient to recover quickly, safely and as comfortably as possible. 

What You Will Do:

  • Provide direct nursing care for patients in the pre and post-operative period

  • Prepare and educate patients/families for procedure and discharge

  • Evaluate patient responses to treatments and interventions

  • Monitor, record and communicate patient condition as appropriate 

  • Work collaboratively with team members

  • Follow guidelines according to the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) and the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ASPAN)

Excellent multi-tasking, communication skills and a desire to provide excellent customer service are necessary

Flexibility in schedule is also a must

Hours of operation: M-F from 0500-1800.  Minimal Weekend call is required.

What You Will Need

  • Required Credential(s):
    • One or more of the following:
      • Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
      • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Registered Nurse credentialed from the Indiana Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Registered Nurse credentialed from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
  • Diploma 
    • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required
Work Experience:
  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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E-Verify Statement

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Job ID: 379339
Category: Nursing
Facility: ININD St Vincent Carmel Acute
Ministry: St. Vincent, IN
Location: Carmel, IN

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