Registered Nurse PMC PACU Per Diem (ID: 5000371264206) - Santa Fe, New Mexico -

Per Diem Nursing Job in
Santa Fe , New Mexico, 87505

  • Employer: CHRISTUS Health
  • Profession: Registered Nurse
  • Specialty: Post Anesthesia Care Unit

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Directs and/or provides professional post anesthesia nursing care for an assigned group of patients across the age continuum. Utilizes the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation to direct or provide nursing care. Provides supervision and guidance to other members of the PACU or pre-operative staff; and may be authorized, in the absence of the Manager Patient Services or the Manager Surgical Services, to make decisions affecting the PACU or pre-operative area.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION: Graduate of an NLN accredited school of professional

CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Current New Mexico RN license or current
Compact state license. BLS Certification required or within 2 weeks of
hire date. ACLS and PALS certifications must be obtained within 6
months of hire date.


* Ability to relate and work effectively with others
* Demonstrated skills in verbal and written English communications
for safe and effective patient care and to meet documentation
* Willingness to participate in goal-setting and educational
activities for own professional advancement.
* Is aware of professional nursing standards and performs in
accordance with them.

EXPERIENCE: Previous PACU, ambulatory care, critical care or general
nursing experience is preferred.


-RESPONSIBLE TO: Manager, Surgical Services



Direct contact with blood or other body fluids to which universal
precautions apply. Personal protective equipment is made available and
must be worn.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: May be expected to lift up to 50 pounds or up
to 150 pounds with assistance. May be expected to push or pull 150-300
pounds with assistance. Work is of medium demand; walking or standing
most of the time while on duty. Visual and auditory acuity and manual
dexterity essential to performing designated duties required. Optimal
auditory acuity required. Manual dexterity involving the handling of
equipment and instruments or needles is essential to performing
assigned duties. Physical conditions are clean, neat and well lit. May
be subjected to unpleasant sights and odors, stressful situations and
hazardous or infectious agents where judgment as to precautions needed
to be taken is essential. Climate control and ambient temperature
variances may be experienced and required by patient care and needs of
the surgical team. Exposure to limited amounts of radiation, hazardous
chemicals or substances and infectious disease processes are a
possibility. Hours of duty may be irregular or unexpectedly extended
due to the requirements of the daily surgical schedule.


Santa Fe, New Mexico , 87505

Employment Type

Per Diem



Date Posted

Oct 17th, 2019

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