Recovery Room NursePrint

Job Summary

Southwest Seattle Surgery Center, a division of Proliance Surgeons, Inc., is looking for a part-time with variable and flexible hours (possible full-time position) Recovery Room Nurse.

Job Description

Posted: 06/30/2017
Status: Part Time
Type: Clinical
City: Burien, WA

The nurse in the PACU provides expert professional nursing care for the patient during the pre and post-operative course. The nurse assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the care of the patient. The nurse will assure that the patient is prepared for discharge to a home environment by providing the necessary education to the patient and their responsible caregiver.


Minimum requirements include:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing
  • Current State licensure and CPR certification
  • Must have valid Washington state license
  • Must be ACLS, PALS and BLS certified
  • Two years of Recovery Room, Intensive Care or Emergency Room experience is desired
  • The applicant needs to have the knowledge and clinical skills to perform the job duties of a PACU nurse
  • Must be able to make quick assessments of patients and be able to handle emergency situations appropriately

Preferred accomplishments include:

  • Experience in Orthopedics, ENT and out-patient surgery
  • Must be able to communicate effectively
  • Have an ability to work compatibly with all physicians and staff
  • Possess strong organizational skills and a clear understanding of the importance of efficiency and cost effectiveness in an ambulatory surgery center

Physical guidelines include:

  • Ability to stand/walk for up to eight hours per day
  • Bend, stoop, twist
  • Assist patients in turning, rising from recliners and stretchers
  • Assist patients in and out of wheelchairs
  • Push wheelchairs
  • Assist with the moving of patients on and off the operating table
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds and carry materials weighing up to 25 pounds

How to Apply:

If interested in applying, please email your cover letter and resume through the form below or email to

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