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Norman Regional Health System Registered Nurse (RN) - PACU - .9 Days - Full Time - HealthPlex Campus in Norman, Oklahoma

The PACU at the HealthPlex ensures every patient is recovered in a safe and calm environment. Our healers are experienced in providing excellent care in a friendly environment. We specialize in providing superior care to all patients. The healers in PACU are engaged in the patients well being not only while in recovery, but throughout their stay in the Health System. The patients are well taken care of while in PACU, but so are our co-workers. The healers of PACU considered themselves a family, and never leave each other in a bind. We practice under the ASPAN principles. Surgical services offered at the Healthplex campus include: Women's and Childrens, Orthopedics, Urology, Ear,Nose and Throat, Cardiac and General Surgery.

Norman Regional Health System is a team of more than 3,000 healers all working together to bring our mission and vision to life. Our mission is to serve our community as the leader in health and wellness care. Our vision is to be the provider of choice to improve the health and well-being of our regional communities. We call our employees healers because we view every single member of our team as having an impact either face-to-face or behind the scenes on our patients’ and visitors’ journey through our health system. We strive to recruit and retain healers who embody our spirit of customer service and who represent Norman Regional’s five core values: Integrity, Communications, Attitude, Results and Engagement or ICARE. This is a special place to work. Apply today to join our compassionate team of healers and make a difference in the lives of those we serve.

RN essential functions include, but are not limited to: collaboration with other health professionals, assessment, analyzing assessment data, establishing goals, planning care strategy, establishing priorities of care, implementing care, delegating tasks safely, providing safe direct and indirect nursing care, evaluating responses to interventions, and performing additional nursing functions in accordance with knowledge and skills acquired beyond basic nursing preparation.

The PACU RN primarily provides care for pediatric to geriatric patients who have completed their anesthesia and are in the immediate post anesthesia (phase I) period. Their role includes transitioning the patient to phase II, the inpatient, or intensive care setting for continued care. Basic life-sustaining needs are of the highest priority, and constant vigilance is required in this phase.


  • Diploma or Associate’s degree (ADN) required, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), or Master's of Science in Nursing (MSN) preferred.


  • Previous PACU or acute care nursing experience preferred.

(Above requirements can be met by the equivalent combination of education and experience).


  • Current unrestricted Oklahoma Registered Nurse license or active Multistate RN license.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) training or retraining is required during orientation prior to providing patient care.

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) training or retraining is preferred upon hire / required within 6 months of hire.

  • Current (BLS) is required to be maintained thru re-training for duration of employment.

  • Current ACLS and PALS is required to be maintained thru re-training for duration of employment in PACU.

Requisition ID: 2022-11278

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Street: 3300 HealthPlex Parkway