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RN New Graduate Residency - PACU

Beverly Hospital
Posted 16 days ago

Beverly, MA 01915, US


$60,000 - $80,000 per annum

Contract type

Full Time

Job Type: Regular

Time Type: Full time

Work Shift: Rotating (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, youā€™re making a difference in peopleā€™s lives.

Beverly Hospital promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care. You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Community, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Empathy.

Beverly Hospital, located in Beverly Massachusetts is part of the Beth Israel Lahey Health System.

The Beverly PACU consists of 15 PACU bays, 10 Pre-op holding bays, and 6 Surgical Day Care bays. We provide a wide range of specialties including; orthopedics, GYN, general, vascular, thoracic, spine, pediatrics, cysto, and ENT.

Job Description:

Residency for RN New Graduate - Post Anesthesia Care Unit

Month 1: Medical Surgical Post Operative Unit

Goals: Develop assessment skills, medication management, admission, discharges, time management, delegation, documentationĀ Ā 

Months 2 and 3:Pre-admission Testing / Pre-op HoldingĀ Ā 

Week 1:Ā Ā 

Day 1: Didactic (combination of NM, Educator, TLs and Preceptors):Ā 


  • Review ASPAN StandardsĀ Ā 

  • Review department specific policies and proceduresĀ 

  • Tour of department / meet and greet with PACU staffĀ 

  • Get scheduleĀ 

Day 2: Shadow with RN in Pre-op holdingĀ 

Day 3: Shadow with RN in PACUĀ 

Day 4: Shadow with RN in Surgical Day Care (SDC)Ā 

Week 2: Pre-Admission TestingĀ Ā 

  • Safety in the Peri anesthesia SettingĀ Ā 

  • Complete Written Competency TestĀ 

  • Pre-Admission Testing:Ā 

  • Ā Pre anesthesia Care ā€“ Pre anesthesia Testing (Complete Written Competency Test)Ā 

  • Pre anesthesia Care ā€“ Pre procedure Testing (Complete Written Competency Test)Ā 

  • Pre anesthesia Care ā€“ Pre anesthesia History and Assessment (Complete Written Competency Test)Ā 

Weeks 3-8: Pre-op HoldingĀ Ā 

  • Pre anesthesia Care: Day of Surgery PreparationĀ Ā 

  • Complete Written Competency TestĀ 

  • Dedicated didactic time - TBDĀ 


Months 4 and 5: PACU / CCU (each week RN will spend 2 shifts in PACU and 2 shifts in CCU)Ā 

  • Critical Care ConceptsĀ 

Month 6: PACUĀ 

  • RN takes patient assignment in PACU with preceptor as resource (preceptor can take 1 patient)Ā 

  • Completes ACLS and PALSĀ 


BLS required

MA RN required

BSN preferred

SCHEDULE - During the residency, the schedule may be rotating Day/Evening. After 6 months of completing this program, you would transition into a position currently available. On call is required.

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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