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Hospital Corporation Of America (HCA) PACU Nurse in Denver, Colorado

Description Hourly Wage Estimate: $27.00 - $41.10 / hourLearn more about the for this job.The estimate displayed represents the typical wage range of candidates hired.Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include yourspecific skills, how many years of experience you have and comparison toother employees already in this role. The typical candidate is hired belowmidpoint of the range.$10,000 Sign-on Bonus for those who qualify!IntroductionDo you currently have an opportunity to make a real impact with your work?With over 2,000 sites of care and serving over 31.2 million patientinteractions every year, nurses at Denver Midtown Surgery Center have theopportunity to make a real impact. As a PACU Nurse you can be a part ofchange.BenefitsWe are committed to providing benefits that matter to nurses. At DenverMidtown Surgery Center, our benefits package offers eligible colleagues anattractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental andvision benefits along with some unique benefits including:Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible SpendingPaid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student LoansEmployee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps,Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.Home, Auto, and Pet InsuranceEmployee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)Short Term & Long Term Disability coverageAdoption AssistanceLegal Benefits and lots more!It is an exciting time to be a nurse at HCA Healthcare! Come unlock yourcareer potential and see how rewarding it can be to reach your personal andprofessional goals. Help to advance the practice of nursing and improvepositive outcomes for your patients as a PACU Nurse. We want your knowledgeand expertise!Job Summary and QualificationsWe are seeking a PACU Nurse for our ambulatory surgery center who demonstratesthe values of our company by caring like family. You will ensure safe andeffective nursing care rendered postoperatively until the patient is dismissedfrom the facility. With your expertise, our center will continue its'legacy of employing nurses who contribute to the company's mission and vision.What you will do in this role:Prepare your patients' care area adequately and ensure necessary equipmentand supplies and providedYou will demonstrate proper airway management techniquesMonitor your patients according to policy (vital signs, temperature,cardiac, etc.).You will exhibit proper technique for insertion, maintenance, and removalof IV catheters and saline locksPerform and document head to toe evaluation of your patients utilizing anapproved scoring system in line with HCA policy and procedureCheck dressings and/or operative site of your patients and reportabnormalities to the surgeonProvide a safe and comforting environment for your patients and familyEnsure your patients meet discharge criteriaQualifications you will need:Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursingMinimum 2 years of experience in a Preop, PACU, ER or ICU setting;preferably in an ambulatory surgery centerActive RN license as required by state of employmentRequired valid BCLS Certification upon employment. ***online certification notacceptableACLS requiredPALS as required by facilitywasfounded in 1995. We are a multi-specialty surgery center. The center performsover 5,400 casesper year. Services in colorectal, gynecology, GI, ENT,ophthalmology, orthopedics, pain, plastics,podiatry, urology and urogynecology specialties. We are AAAHC accredited.Our location is two blockswest of the Denver Zoo and accessible to public transportation.HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies byEthisphere Institutefor over a decade. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated$3.7 billion in cost for thedelivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensatedexpenses."There is so much good