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PACU Manager

Las Vegas, Nevada
Job Type
7 Sep 2022
$10,000 Sign On Bonus Eligible! details.

_About HCA Healthcare_

Nashville-based HCA Healthcare is one of the nations leading providers of healthcare services comprising 183 hospitals and approximately 2,000 ambulatory sites of care, including surgery centers, freestanding ERs, urgent care centers, and physician clinics, in 20 states and the United Kingdom. With its founding in 1968, HCA Healthcare created a new model for hospital care in the United States, using combined resources to strengthen hospitals, deliver patient-focused care and improve the practice of medicine. HCA Healthcare has conducted a number of clinical studies, including one that demonstrated that full-term delivery is healthier than early elective delivery of babies and another that identified a clinical protocol that can reduce bloodstream infections in ICU patients by 44 percent. HCA Healthcare is a learning health system that uses its more than 32 million annual patient encounters to advance science, improve patient care and save lives.

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Director of Surgical Services, the PACU manager assumes management responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the PACU, Day Surgery, and Pre-Admission Testing. The manager assist in development, interpretation, and implement department policies & procedures. Implements department safety programs, consults with physicians and other professional staff as needed and demonstrates knowledge & skills necessary to provide care appropriate to patients served by the department.

Typical Duties And Responsibilities:The duties and responsibilities listed herein are not intended to be all-inclusive but rather to indicate the primary emphasis of the job and establish the parameters for the necessary skill, effort, responsibility and working conditions that make up the job.

Participate in development of the plan of patient care services for the responsible clinical Area (s) to meet the Mission and Vision of the Hospital.

Is flexible and adjusts schedule as needed

Ensure unit compliance with all regulatory agencies and the State of Nevada Nurse Practice Act.

Perform data collection and analysis for decision-making. Seeks opportunities to improve care or system process; Incorporates performance improvement principles and data.

Networks with Medical Staff to build collaborative practice on clinical area(s) of responsibility. Maintains collegial responsibility for team building on all levels including knowledge sharing and educating.

Assist in development of staffing standards for clinical area(s) of responsibility. Ensure daily staffing standards meet productivity target. Coach charge nurses and other unit personnel on effective staffing patterns.

Participates in annual budget development, implementation and maintenance ensuring operations are managed in unit(s) within established guidelines and delivering quality patient care.

Participates in hospital wide development of the annual proactive patient safety program and individualizes program to meet each clinical area(s). Adjusts culture to reinforce a proactive and blame free environment in discovering, correcting and reporting of safety issues.

Mentor employees in quality and patient satisfaction goals for the clinical area(s) of responsibility. Holds staff accountable to Pride Standards.

Consistently demonstrate skill in the ability to work accurately and efficiently under pressure while maintaining professional decorum.

Select, train and evaluate subordinates and initiate personnel actions in accordance with the Human Resources policies and organizational philosophy. Provide opportunities for professional growth. Knowledgeable in principles of personnel management.

Serves as a positive role model for staff management, problem solving and professional standards of nursing.

Represents the departments through involvement on interdepartmental and interdisciplinary committees or work groups to effect change and problem solve within the organization. Represent Patient Care Services and the medical center on state, community and professional committees.

Consistently demonstrates and mentors a professional approach to open and honest communication skills.

Demonstrates delegation skills in receiving and responsibilities.

Implements active case management of the patients healthcare process for all patients under supervision

HCA is dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues. We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. Unlock your potential here!


At HCA Healthcare, you can choose from a variety of benefits to create a plan customized to meet you and/or your familys needs. We offer several health plans including vision and dental, flex spending accounts for medical care, as well as other services such as acupuncture and chiropractor visits, too. You can enroll in our Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401k, legal services and many other robust options. As a learning institution, we offer opportunities to advance your education including a tuition reimbursement program. And as part of HCA Healthcare, youll have access to perks including discounts at major retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues.

Serving the community for nearly 60 years, Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center with 834 beds, provides the most comprehensive, quality healthcare in Southern Nevada. As Las Vegas' largest acute care facility, Sunrise provides sophisticated inpatient and outpatient services to the community. Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center has been selected the Consumer Choice Award recipient for 15 consecutive years and had earned the American Stroke Associations Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award. We are also ranked Nursing Professionals Top 100 Hospitals to work for!

Join us as we achieve our Mission Statement: Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center and Sunrise Children's Hospital are dedicated to providing an unparalleled level of measurable quality in the delivery of cost-effective, integrated healthcare services that are responsive to the needs of our patients, physicians, employees, and community.

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Here at HCA Healthcare, our everyday decisions are founded on compassion and evidence-based medicine. Apply today and join a team that is dedicated to the care and improvement of human life.

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for dedicated professionals like you to be part of our team and who want to advance their career!

Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications immediately. Highly qualified candidates will be promptly contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Graduate of Accredited School of Nursing

BSN required

Masters Degree in Nursing or related health field preferred


Current acute clinical knowledge required. Minimum of 1-year leadership/management experience required.

Recent Peri-Operative services experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Basic computer and hospital informatics skills required. Demonstrates competency and knowledgeable in the principles of personnel management. Complies with hospital employee health, infection control and safety management programs


Current Nevada license to practice nursing. Independently maintains license and related certifications held Acquires required contact hours to maintain practice


BLS, ACLS, & PALS required

Job: Directors & Managers

Title: PACU Manager

Location: Nevada-Las Vegas-Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center

Requisition ID: 6

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  • Job Reference: 706390049-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: HCA, Hospital Corporation of America
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Consulting & Corporate Strategy
  • Job Type: Permanent