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RN PACU
  • Job ID: 88346
  • Job Category: Nursing
  • Specialty Area: RN
  • Primary Shift: Night
  • Work Schedule: Full Time Night Shift
  • Penn Medicine Entity: Chester County Hospital
  • Location: West Chester, PA
  • Address: 701 E Marshall St
  • Education Required: Per Position Description
  • Experience Required: Per Position Description
  • Employment Type: Full-Time Regular


Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Position Description:
Our Nursing Department has achieved Magnet® recognition. Our nurses are involved and empowered to make changes in their work environment through council membership, research projects and education. A career ladder offers advancement, recognition and rewards for nurses to be inspired to learn and grow.  And most importantly for our nurses, they feel supported and have a voice within the organization.  
• CCH PACU nurse needs to possess phenomenal efficiency and attention to detail while working in this fast passed busy Recovery room.
• EMR Epic platform
• state of the art technology and innovative and evidence-based technology.

CCH is embarking on the planning for a new procedural platform with state of the art Recovery Rooms. This will provide the Recovery Room with state of the art rooms and equipment. The Recovery Room RN will provide care for patients after surgery or surgical procedures. The unit is staffed by RNs, Nursing Assistants and Unit Coordinators and is supported by the management team of the Charge Nurses, Clinical Manager and Director. Our RNs receive support by a Clinical Educator and scheduling that offers work-life balance.  Come join a motivated and innovative team, a supportive culture, in a leading and growing organization!

Minimum Requirements:
Education Training and Experience
Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) is required.  

Experience preferred, however training and specialty specific education programs are provided during orientation, and must be successfully completed as scheduled.
Basic computer skills: keyboard, mouse use.  Ability to complete data entry on clinical documentation screens. Ability to use email and internet.  Ability to successfully complete on the job training for CCH computer programs. Ability to practice critical thinking and organizational skills. Ability to speak, read, write and understand English.

Licensure/Certification
Current Pennsylvania RN License.  
CPR certification required.  Certification in clinical specialty is preferred.

Must meet specialty specific competency requirements per the job description.

PACU: ACLS and PALS certification required, or must complete within 12 months of hire.

Work Environment and Hazards
Direct patient care areas on nursing unit. Risk of exposure to potentially hazardous materials and body fluids.  May become involved in crisis situations.

Work Contact Group
The Chester County Hospital personnel, physicians, volunteers, patients and their families/visitors and vendors.

Additional Information:

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.


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