Under limited supervision the PACU/Out Patient Staff Nurse employs the Standards of
Practice as defined by the American Society of Peri-Anesthesia Nurses (ASPAN) and other
professional organizations to ensure the delivery of safe and effective care for patients in the
PACU & Out Patients Unit. Demonstrates leadership as the patient advocate, works
collaboratively with all members of the health care team, the patient/significant others to
provide personalized care that encompasses the psychological, physical, emotional, and age specific needs of the patient/significant others. The PACU/Out Patient Staff Nurse adheres to
the principles, philosophy and mission of Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center in all aspects
of job performance.
Current Arizona licensure as a Registered Nurse
BLS/CPR. ACLS and PALS certification required.
ASPAN certification or other national certification from a professional society that
focuses on one or more areas of peri-anesthesia care preferred.
Minimum one year current experience in a critical care area (PACU, ICU, ER).