Job Description

Full-Time RN PreOp PACU - Northwest Tucson Surgery Center Day Shift -
No Nights, No Call, No Weekends!
Outstanding opportunity for an experienced Pre-op/PACU/GI nurse in our busy outpatient Northwest Tucson Surgery Center located on the Northwest Medical Center campus. Minimum 2 years Pre-op/PACU/GI experience highly preferred.


What you'll do:

You’ll play a vital role in doing what you do best - providing quality care to our patients. 

Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care for the pre and post-operative patient. Using critical skills and core knowledge of the surgical case, the RN anticipates the needs of the team and provides assistance to meet the needs of the patient.

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.


What we offer:


Our nurses enjoy a robust benefits package including health insurance, flexible scheduling, 100% licensure/certification reimbursement, Tuition Reimbursement, and up to $20K for student loan payments.

As a Northwest Employee you will often receive newsletters from our Executive Officers, invitations to participate in fun onsite celebrations such as "Employee of the Month" and other engaging activities and recognition for our Healthcare Superheroes! 

Northwest Medical Center is the largest of the Northwest Healthcare hospitals and offers a full-range of healthcare services from basic outpatient procedures and tests to specialized, high-tech inpatient care. Located in the beautiful northwest part of Tucson, our employees have easy access to the natural beauty of the surrounding area in their spare time.  

Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements


Required:  Associates or Diploma in nursing program

Preferred:  Bachelor's degree in nursing                                                


Minimum 2 years PACU 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


Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed  hospital, three urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work.  Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees.  It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work.  NMC 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.

Application Instructions

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