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RN Same Day Surgery/PACU- 129

Bonner General Health Sandpoint, ID
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Department:  SDS/PACU

Status: Full-time -80 hours per pay period

Shift: Days, Monday – Friday; Four 10 hour shifts with participation in rotating nights, weekend and holiday call responsibilities.


The SDS/PACU Staff RN is a qualified licensed professional nurse who renders professional care to patients within the Surgical Services Department and is directly responsible to the Surgical Services Nurse Manager or Charge Nurse.


Primary Functions

  • Utilizes the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation
  • Demonstrates knowledge, technical skills and compliance with hospital policy and procedure in provision of patient care and performance of procedures in PACU and SDS
  • Provides safe and comprehensive nursing care in accordance with state and federal regulations, hospital policy and procedure, and DNV standards
  • Demonstrates proficiency in medication and intravenous therapy
  • Demonstrates understanding and utilization of standard precautions, asepsis and infection control procedures
  • Accepts responsibility under varied routine, critical, and/or emergency situations for patient care provided in PACU and SDS
  • Adheres to the Bonner General Health Standards of Behavior
  • Participates in staff development and teaching of personnel
  • Cooperates with flexible schedule; is reliable and accountable on scheduled workdays
  • Participates in PACU call rotation
  • Attends a minimum of 50% of the department’s staff meetings
  • Obtains a minimum of 8 hours/year of continuing education, including mandatory in-services
  • Additional Essential Functions as outlined in the Job Description


  • Successfully completes SDS/PACU orientation program; moderate mathematical computations required; demonstrates effective communication skills; ability to organize, prioritize tasks, schedules, messages, etc., with persistence, tact and patience; able to function independently, as well as, a team member; must be mentally alert and possess problem solving abilities; demonstrates necessary traits of: reliability, thoroughness, precision and flexibility; functions with minimum supervision, willing to edit and revise any errors

Graduate of an accredited professional nursing program, BSN preferred


Minimum of one (1) year experience as an RN required; recent experience in peri-anesthesia, perioperative and/or ICU nursing is strongly preferred


Current Idaho RN license in good standing, current BLS (AHA) certification; PALS, ACLS and Procedural Sedation competency preferred and required within six (6) months of employment; CAPA or CPAN preferred

Physical Demands

Physical Demands of position are listed in job description

Supervised By

Nurse Manager - Surgical Services and SDS/PACU Clinical Supervisor or Charge RN

Bonner General Health


Sandpoint, ID
83864 USA