PACU-Post Anesthesia Care Unit - Level II

Rochester, NY


The PACU is a fast paced unit tasked with the recovery of the surgical patient. Nursing provides post-operative care to patients undergoing surgical procedures from multiple services including; general surgery, ENT, orthopedics, gynecology, urology, plastics, neurosurgery, colorectal, vascular, thoracic and cardiac surgeries. As part of a Level I Trauma Center, this expanding unit is looking for motivated and flexible nurses who seek to expand their bedside nursing skills in the perioperative setting and enjoy working as a part of a multidisciplinary team. Candidates are expected to have excellent communication and strong critical thinking skills. RN’s with two years of experience in medical/surgical, ICU or ED preferred. ACLS certification preferred and required within 1 year.


Requires a Diploma, Associate or Bachelor's degree from an accredited Nursing Program and an active New York State RN license in good standing. Applicants will have a minimum of 6-12 months of RN experience. This position assumes the charge nurse role, actively participates in unit/service activities, supports co-workers, and assesses unit needs.

How To Apply

Current University of Rochester employees need only submit a resume to All other interested applicants should apply online or submit a resume to Nursing Recruitment, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 619-19, Rochester, NY 14642, or fax resume to 585.756.5882.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $36.74 - $47.76 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

Location: Perioperative Nursing
Full/Part Time:
Schedule: FT positions available, nights with holidays, weekends and on-call per unit needs. Self-Scheduling.