Travel Post-Anesthesia Care Unit - PACU Nurse - (PACU RN)

  1. Ann Arbor,MI
  2. Sep 12, 2017
  3. Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
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13171060 Job Description & Requirements
Post-Anesthesia Care Unit - PACU Nurse - (PACU RN)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 D Pay Rate: $32.00 - 34.00

"The postanesthesia care unit (PACU Phase I) is a 28 bay unit. The open room setup provides more than one vantage point for visualizing patients. Phase I recovery of the patients occurs in the PACU. Patients are stabilized and meet discharge criteria before transfer. One isolation room has been designated for patients as described in the Isolation Precautions policies of the Hospital.The PACU Phase II is a 9 bay unit that admits outpatients postoperatively. Outpatients are recovered and prepared for discharge from the facility.

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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.

Required Qualifications
2 years recovery room exp.
MI License
2 travel assignments
2 ref from higher than charge

Preferred Qualifications
PALS

About the Facility
This hospital has been ranked as the Best Hospital in Michigan by U.S. News & World Report, which named 14 specialties as nationally ranked, and two others as high performing. A full range of healthcare services are offered at this 11-story, 550-bed facility, including cancer treatment, orthopedics, heart surgery, and neurology & neuroscience. As the adult patient facility for the a major university's health system, this hospital houses operating rooms, clinical laboratories, diagnostic equipment, and inpatient and intensive care units.

Facility Location
Home to the world-renowned University of Michigan, Ann Arbor boasts a colorful arts and entertainment scene as well as a diverse mix of restaurants, shopping and recreational activities. Explore the traditional buildings in the Kerrytown Historic District or grab a bite to eat on bustling Main Street. From sprawling golf courses and parks to unique galleries, you'll find there is always something to do in the charming city of Ann Arbor.

Job Benefits
NursesRx, an AMN Healthcare company, is a leading travel nursing staffing agency that can help you achieve the career you've trained for, and the lifestyle you've always wanted. With thousands of positions nationwide, NursesRx lets registered nurses (RN) choose from the very best assignments with top-ranked hospitals and facilities throughout the United States. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

About the Company
NursesRx, an AMN Healthcare company, is a leading travel nursing staffing agency that can help you achieve the career you've trained for, and the lifestyle you've always wanted. With thousands of positions nationwide, NursesRx lets registered nurses (RN) choose from the very best assignments with top-ranked hospitals and facilities throughout the United States. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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