Job Description

This is a PRN position working in PreOp and PACU at Tucson Surgery Center, an outpatient surgical center located at 2121 N Craycroft Rd. Bld 8.

Day shift Monday thru Friday, no call, no weekends, no holidays


The Registered Nurse at Tucson Surgery Center Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care for the intra-operative patient.

The RN working in the Pre / Post OP / PACU at Tucson Surgery Center preps and recovers the intra-operative patient and assists physicians with procedures as needed and educates the patient and families. The Registered Nurse cares for the personal needs and comfort of patients post surgical procedures.

Either directly or indirectly reporting to a nursing supervisor, plans, directs, participates in and evaluates patient care.  Collaborates with other disciplines to provide optimal care.        

Must have at least 2 years acute care or similar experience preferred for PreOp/ PACU.


Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements


Required:  Associates or Diploma in nursing program

Preferred:  Bachelor's degree in nursing                                                



2 years acute care or similar experience preferred



"Required: Current Arizona RN license or compact state license

American Heart Association (AHA)  or American Red Cross (ARC) BLS and ACLS and PALS for Preop/PACU


Northwest Healthcare is a multi-faceted network dedicated to providing safe, quality care at each of our locations.  With four hospitals, two freestanding emergency centers, three urgent care locations and a large physician practice including primary care and a variety of specialists, Northwest Healthcare offers you a wide range of settings in which to work.  Common among them all is not only the commitment to providing safe patient care, but to employee satisfaction and growth.  It is a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all employees—whether caring for patients directly or working in a support role.  NWHC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.


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