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JHSCS Preop/ PACU Nurse-10,000 Sign on Bonus

Requisition #: 543104
Location: TCAS, Columbia, MD 21044
Category: Nursing
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: June 13, 2022

Johns Hopkins employs more than 20,000 people annually across our health system. Upon joining Johns Hopkins, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join an employer that is a leader and innovator in the healthcare field.


The Preop PACU registered nurse in the ambulatory surgery center practices utilizing the nursing process, as defined by the Maryland Nurse Practice Act, and participates as an integral part of the interdisciplinary health care team in providing the highest quality of care to the patient. The Preop PACU nurse will work within the Pre-operative unit, Post Anesthesia Care Unit, and the procedural rooms.


Registered nurse licensure in the State of Maryland.
PALS-Pediatric Advanced Life Support or ACLS-Advanced Cardiac Life Support


Bachelors of Science degree in nursing from an accredited school of nursing required.
CAPA (Certified Post Anesthesia Nurse) and or CPAN (Certified Ambulatory Perianesthesia Nurse) certification preferred
Advanced knowledge of nursing theory, practice, and research.
Ability to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate care to the ages of the patients served in the department.
Knowledge of American Society of Perianesthesia Nurses (ASPAN) nursing standards and practice recommendations


2 years of experience as registered nurse preferred.
Knowledge of required patient elements for surgery(ie: H&P, lab work, EKG, clearances) per Anesthesia
Knowledge of post-anesthesia discharge requirements.
Demonstrates competency in patient monitoring as required per each phase of care (this may include
hemodynamic status, airway management, pain management, and all elements related to clearing
patients for discharge).
Demonstrates safe handling of sharps, specimens, and other procedure specific supplies and equipment.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity,sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


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