Travel Post-Anesthesia Care Unit - PACU Nurse - (PACU RN)
- Sep 07, 2017
- Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
13063131 Job Description & Requirements
Post-Anesthesia Care Unit - PACU Nurse - (PACU RN)
StartDate: 10/10/2017Available Shifts: 8 E Pay Rate: $41.00 - 44.00
Exclusive order to AMN. This Northern California regional hospital located in Manteca is ranked by J.D. Power and Associates as "Highest in Member Satisfaction among Commercial Health Plans in California," for five years in a row. Located in Manteca, you get the feel of your hometown, with the amenities and attractions of a big city. Modesto's central location puts you within a short drive of the ocean, mountains and some of the nations most renowned parks.
The PACU of this hospital provides care for surgical intervention patients. The traveler should have experience with antibiotics, local anesthetics, anticoagulant, general medicine medications.
Shift: 2:00p - 10:30p
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.
3+ years experience in PACU
ACLS and PALS certifications
Float between 3 facilities in Manteca, Modesto and Stockton
Health Connect experience
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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