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Company: MU Health
Location: Columbia
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Location : MU Health Care, Columbia, Missouri

Shift: Three 12 hour shifts, 0900-2130, rotating call and holidays.

Department: Post Anesthesia Care Unit

Salary Range: $ 34.46 /hour - $ 51.02 /hour, based on work experience


MU Health Care is looking for a compassionate and dedicated individual to join our team as a OR /Recovery RN. In this role, you'll be at the heart of patient-centered care, working directly with a diverse group of individuals to provide exceptional nursing support. Your passion for making a difference will shine as you assess, plan, and implement care strategies, ensuring the well-being of each patient. You'll be a vital source of knowledge, educating patients, families, and colleagues alike. Your attention to detail will be essential as you document observations and collaborate with healthcare professionals to deliver the highest standards of care. By participating in research, meetings, and quality improvement initiatives, you'll contribute to the continuous advancement of healthcare practices. If you're ready to join a multidisciplinary team, driving patient satisfaction through your dedication, this is the opportunity you've been waiting for. Embrace the chance to grow with us while making a meaningful impact on the lives we touch.


MU Health Care is a growing academic health system in mid-Missouri comprised of multiple hospitals - including the region's only Level 1 Trauma Center and region's only Children's Hospital - and over 50 specialty clinics located throughout the region.

As an MU Health Care employee, you'll be part of an exceptional team committed to our mission of saving and improving lives. Our core values of inclusion, respect, service, discovery, responsibility and excellence foster a collaborative work environment where you can grow your career.

Learn more about MU Health Care. Learn more about living in Columbia, MO.


--- Health, vision and dental insurance coverage starting day one

--- Generous paid leave and paid time off, including nine holidays

--- Multiple retirement options, including 100% matching up to 8% and full vesting in three years

--- Tuition assistance for employees (75%) and immediate family members (50%)

--- Discounts on cell phone plans, rental cars, gyms, hotels and more

See a comprehensive list of benefits here .


  • Provide direct care by assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care to an assigned group of patients.
  • Plan, direct, and/or participate in the education of the patient, family, community and health professionals.
  • Reports pertinent observations and reactions regarding patients to the appropriate person ( i.e. physicians, head nurse, charge nurse, and/or nursing supervisor) and records those observations accurately and concisely.
  • Maintains the standards of nursing care and implements the policies and procedures of the hospital and assigned nursing department.
  • Participates in meetings, in-services, and quality and performance improvement groups. Full understanding of the attendance and punctuality guidelines, and adhere to the dress code.
  • Participate in nursing research.
  • Provides quality care to patients and work with multi-disciplinary team to ensure the highest patient satisfaction.
  • May complete unit/department specific duties as outlined in department documents. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Missouri Board of Nursing RN or Nurse Licensure Compact multi-state RN. When primary state of residency changes, compact state RNs must apply under new state of residency within thirty (30) days.
    • One (1) year of acute care and/or operating room RN experience.


      Participation in a professional nursing organization.

      Additional license/certification requirements as determined by the hiring department.


      The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met with or without reasonable accommodation. The performance of these physical demands is an essential function of the job. This position is very active and requires ambulating, reaching, and moving objects weighing up to and over 20 lbs. This role also routinely comes into contact with patients who may have contagious illnesses. This position is in a health care facility open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Rotating shifts as well as holiday and work during inclement weather will be required.Equal Opportunity Employer

      The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit

      All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law.

Keywords: MU Health, Columbia , RN: PACU, FT, DAYS, *$20,000 SIGN-ON BONUS, Healthcare , Columbia, South Carolina

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