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Registered Nurse/RN PACU-Recovery Room Full-Time Days

Job Title
Registered Nurse/RN PACU-Recovery Room Full-Time Days
Job ID
Valdosta,  GA
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We’re hiring for a Registered Nurse (RN) in our PACU-Recovery Room unit to work full-time in Valdosta, Georgia. This full-time RN job will be a day shift position, full-time hours. 

The Registered Nurse job in the PACU/Recovery Room will provide care to recovering patients immediately post-surgery.  The registered nurse promotes positive patient outcomes and quality of care. The registered nurse will also collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to improve patient outcomes.  Also, the registered nurse will serve as a role model by actively participating in the process of continuous professional development, teaching and learning across the healthcare continuum.  This 12- bed unit will provide specialized nursing care, 1:1 patient ratios, excellent customer service, critical care nursing by motivated, competent, and professional nursing staff. 

PACU/Recovery Room Nurse Job Requirements:

  • Active Georgia License
  • ACLS and PALS Required
  • At least 1-year of ICU Experience preferred
  • Critical Care Nursing Experience preferred

PACU/Recovery Room Nurse Job Responsibilities:

  • Communicates the patient’s status to peers, supervisors, and patient’s physician as appropriate
  • Evaluate effectiveness of implemented nursing care
  • Completes and documents ongoing assessments
  • Completes and documents initial patient assessment
  • Sets priorities appropriately for care of patients
  • Organizes workload to complete work assignments within scheduled shift and times
  • Working to collaborate with others to assertively move patient along the continuum of care
  • Ability to communicate clearly with, and care for diverse population of patients/family units of all ages, a variety of cultures, and/or persons occasionally exhibiting stressed behaviors.

South Georgia Medical Center is a not-for-profit medical system dedicated to be the leader in improving the health, wellness and quality of life in the community. With 418 licensed beds and more than 300 affiliated physicians and 2,600 employees, SGMC, its campuses, and affiliates provide a broad range of high quality healthcare services. SGMC is in Valdosta, Georgia and serves 380,000 residents across a 15-county service area.

SGMC was established to care for the sick and injured, regardless of sex, race, creed, color, nationality, handicap or disability. As a self-supporting medical system, SGMC proudly provides care for the sick and injured with no local tax support. Because SGMC is publicly owned and operated, any earnings are reinvested back into the system's facilities and services. This also allows SGMC to fund valuable outreach and education programs that benefit local students, seniors, the uninsured and many others.

SGMC is fully accredited by The Joint Commission, the highest mark of quality in the healthcare field, and has earned additional recognition at the state and national level. 

To be immediately considered for the PACU/Recovery Room RN job, or for further questions contact


Required Skills

• Active Georgia License
• ACLS and PALS required
• At least 1-year of ICU experience required
• Critical Care Nursing Experience

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