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PACU RN - ASC Per Diem

Vancouver Clinic
Vancouver, WA 98660
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Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including two doses of a 2-dose series or a single dose of a 1-dose series prior to start date. Fully vaccinated is defined as 14 days post series completion date.

PACU RN for our new Ambulatory Surgery Center - Per Diem

Our per diem nurse works on a day-to-day basis when needed to cover for regularly scheduled nurses who have personal or sick days off. A per diem nurse is required to be available to work 4 shifts per month, but is not guaranteed any hours. Per Diem nurses are used to fill gaps in the schedule once regularly scheduled staff (FT and PT) have been slotted into shifts.

Responsible for the delivery of safe, effective, and quality patient-family centered care in the post anesthesia care unit (PACU) and other areas of perioperative services for all patient populations.

  • Assess patient's postoperative status at intervals according to facility or health care organization policies and procedures.
  • Interpret information accurately from various noninvasive and invasive monitors. Describe the underlying pathophysiology of commonly encountered disease processes. Describe the physiology associated with various anesthesia techniques and surgical or procedural interventions. Apply the relevant scoring system/discharge criteria for patient transfer (eg, Aldrete Score, Modified Aldrete Score (ie, PARSAP), Post Anesthesia Discharge Scoring System (PADSS), White) score accurately as defined by organizational policy. Develop an individualized perianesthesia plan of care. Implement the plan of care including interventions.


  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing, Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred.
  • Current Unencumbered WA State RN license.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification required.
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification required.
  • Certified Post Anesthesia Nurse (CPAN) or Certified Ambulatory Perianesthesia Nurse (CAPA) certification preferred or willing to obtain.
  • Two years post-anesthesia care experience preferred.
  • Conscious Sedation experience a plus.
  • Use of Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
  • Basic understanding of clinic policies.
  • Be supportive, honest, consistent, and a team player.
  • Possess a positive attitude and welcome challenges.
  • Must have predictable and reliable attendance.

Pay Range:
$37.92 - $56.87

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work required in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive description of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of those assigned to this job.

We offer a competitive Total Rewards Program. Eligibility for benefits is dependent on factors such as position type and FTE. Benefit-eligible employees qualify for benefits beginning on the first of the month following one month of employment. Vancouver Clinic offers medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, long term disability, health savings account, flexible spending account, employee assistance program, and multiple supplemental benefits (voluntary life, critical illness, accident, hospital indemnity, identity theft protection, legal services, etc.). We also offer a 401k retirement plan, with employer contributions after your first year of employment. Benefits-eligible employees accrue PTO and Personal Time based on hours worked and State worked, totaling 120 hours in the first year for full time staff and 200 hours in the first year for full time supervisors and above, increasing in subsequent years. PTO and Personal Time accruals are pro-rated by FTE/hours worked. Non-benefits eligible employees will accrue Personal Time based on hours worked and State worked. Employees will also enjoy up to six paid holidays per year, depending on schedule. Contact your recruiter for more information.

Vancouver Clinic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Vancouver Clinic does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Vancouver Clinic is an alcohol and drug-free workplace. Offers are contingent on successful completion of drug screen, background screen, and immunization requirements.

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Posted: 2023-01-21 Expires: 2023-02-19
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