Travel Post-Anesthesia Care Unit - PACU Nurse - (PACU RN)
- Sep 06, 2017
- Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
13030911 Job Description & Requirements
Post-Anesthesia Care Unit - PACU Nurse - (PACU RN)
StartDate: 10/10/2017Available Shifts: 12 D Pay Rate: $36.00 - 38.00
The elite team members at this facility are seeking a like-minded, compassionate RN to join their ranks. With a care-giving model based on optimal patient outcomes, the ideal candidate will bring experience, innovation and passion to their role.
This facility strive to deliver best care for a lifetime. This means the best patient experience, the highest levels of quality and safety, and a focus on appropriate care before, during, and after a hospital stay.
This facility has teams that focus on Clinical Quality, Patient Safety, and the Patient Experience. They work together to make sure the patients get the best care possible.
This position presents a great opportunity to learn the latest technologies while providing excellent care within a passionate team environment.
The role of the post-anesthesia care unit nurse (PACU nurse) is to provide care for post-operative patients recovering from anesthesia, including general, regional, and local. The PACU RN treats inpatients and outpatients according to their needs, monitoring their vital signs to determine necessary care. (Postoperative nausea is a commonly treated symptom.) Due to the possibility of rapid changes in a patient’s physiological condition, PACU RNs are required to administer diligent care via monitoring, assessment, intervention, and continuous reassessment.
2yrs in specialty
About the Facility
Boasting a robust 609 beds and operating as a proud member of the MedStar group, Georgetown University Hospital provides resident's of our nation's capital with world-class healthcare. This Magnet recognized facility offers patients a wide range of diagnostic and treatment services and maintains several centers of excellence, including dedicated centers for neurosciences, transplant and cancer services.
With its impressive memorials, museums, sprawling parks and cherry blossom-lined avenues, Washington, D.C. and its surrounding areas, is always a popular destination for traveling health care professionals. Aside from this region’s renowned medical facilities and career-enhancing opportunities, visitors enjoy indulging in the many cultural attractions and festivities that the nation’s capital has to offer.
Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:
- Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
- Medical plans with dental and vision
- Complimentary, high-quality private housing
- 401(k) and flex spending options
- Life insurance
- Accident and short-term disability coverage
- Free continuing education (CE) courses
- Travel allowances
- Guaranteed pay program
- Tuition discount program
- Referral bonuses
About the Company
Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation's top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.
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