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Registered Nurse - RN - Pre-Opt/PACU: FT, Days, Full Time.

Kansas City, Missouri.



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Registered Nurse - RN - Pre-Opt/PACU: FT, Days

  • 4401 Wornall Rd, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64111
  • RN
  • Full Time

Job Description​

  • The Opportunity: 


    Saint Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City is seeking a PACU RN to join their Perianesthesia team. In this position, you will provide pre-operative and post-operative care to patients with various conditions and acuity levels undergoing various procedures including; but not limited to orthopedics, total joints, sports medicine, GYN, urology, plastics, general surgery, ophthalmology, and some spine.  


    Shift Details: Full Time Days - 3 - 12 Hour Shifts 9 am until 9:30 pm


    This is a tight knit collaborative team that supports each other and are willing to go above and beyond for their peers, our patients and their families. They are a customer focused team where patient experience is a top priority. 



    The Work: 


    • Provides pre-operative and post-operative care for inpatient and outpatient procedures. 

    • Utilizes the nursing process  

    • Performs patient care, delegating patient care tasks and for supervision of other patient care staff  

    • Coordinates the plan of care for a group of assigned patients and consulting with other members of the health care team when indicated to ensure optimal patient outcomes  

    • Demonstrates proficiency and abides by policies, rules, guidelines and procedures  



    We are looking for an experienced nurse who is driven by innovation and continuous improvement. We need an out of the box thinker who is solution focused and seeking a challenging environment. We are seeking a compassionate RN with strong critical thinking skills who is passionate about ensuring a positive patient experience for our patients and their loved ones. 



    Why Saint Luke’s? 


    • Our leadership supports nurse engagement and allows their voices to be heard.  

    • We value our nurses’ knowledge, experience, and expertise to improve patient outcomes and quality care.  

    • The opportunity to make an impact on their unit, hospital, health system, and the healthcare industry. 

    • Strong nurse governance and we encourage all of our RNs to participate  

    • Various CEU, Continuing Education, Leadership and other career training available 

    • Career Advancement Program dedicated to RNs. 

    • Saint Luke’s offers competitive salaries and benefits packages to all eligible employees, click here to find out more. 

  • Additional Job Description
    Additional Job Description

    In Community Hospital setting:

    • Demonstrate ability to mange care within the established standards of nursing care and practice as defined by the state.  
    • Appropriately triage patient and prioritizes needs, displaying a caring and responsive attitude.  
    • Initiate care to stabilize patient and assist in managing life support needs by collaborating with physician and clinical staff, demonstrating appropriate admission, discharge and transfer procedures.
    • Collect detailed patient history and symptoms, including vital signs, providing appropriate care in a timely and cost-effective manner.  
    • Collect laboratory samples and perform lab testing in accordance with CLIA regulations and established polices and procedures.  
    • Report adverse treatments or medications in accordance with current policies and procedures.  
    • Prepare patient meals.  
    • Participates in QAPI activities including participation in accreditation preparation and survey process, and maintenance of accreditation, state, and CMS standards.   

Job Requirements

Applicable Experience:

1 year

Basic Life Support - American Heart Association or Red Cross, Registered Nurse - Various

Bachelor's Degree

Job Details

Full Time

Swing (United States of America)

The best place to get care. The best place to give care. Saint Luke’s 12,000 employees strive toward that vision every day. Our employees are proud to work for the only faith-based, nonprofit, locally owned health system in Kansas City. Joining Saint Luke’s means joining a team of exceptional professionals who strive for excellence in patient care. Do the best work of your career within a highly diverse and inclusive workspace where all voices matter.

Join the Kansas City region's premiere provider of health services. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Effective November 1st, 2021, full COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for all Saint Luke’s Health System employees unless a medical or religious exemption is approved.

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