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Surgery Center RN - PACU
Job Code:2019-MW-043
Location:Marginal Way
Schedule:Full Time 32-40 hrs/wk

Job Responsibilities:

The Ambulatory Surgery Center Nurse is a licensed registered nurse with advanced specialized training in surgery settings.  The Surgical Nurse coordinates total nursing care for patients, participates in patient and family/significant other teaching and provides leadership by working collaboratively with other members of the Health Care Delivery Team.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS                   

  • Patient assessment is continuous and is documented on the Operating Room record according to policy.
  • Nursing interventions are prioritized to provide optimum patient outcomes.
  • Knowledge and consideration of potential complications in the care of the peri-operative patient is demonstrated by appropriate patient supplies and organized set up and is reflected in the Nursing Plan of Care.
  • Knowledge of anesthetic techniques (general, regional, local) and surgical procedures is demonstrated by documentation and the Nursing Plan of Care.
  • Safety is demonstrated by maintaining the patient free from injury during the peri-operative experience.
  • Established policies and procedures for aseptic technique will be adhered to.
  • Competency with patient care protocols is demonstrated by patient monitoring and documentation.
  • Patient transfer/transport is patient focused and transition is efficient.
  • Maintaining confidentiality in all aspects of patient care.
  • Respect patient and family human rights at all times.
  • Maintain patient advocate role at all times.

Job Qualifications:


  • Successful completion of RN program, BSN preferred
  • Active unencumbered Maine license
  • Previous Ambulatory Surgery preferred. Circulating or PACU experience required.
  • ACLS and PALS preferred
  • Caring and compassionate demeanor
  • Excellent professional judgment, assessment taking, phone skills and decision making ability
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks without sacrificing quality


Other Job Information (if applicable):

Monday through Friday between the hours of 6:00am and 6:00pm. No nights, weekends, holidays, or call. 


InterMed is an Equal Opportunity Employer.