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

  1. Phoenix,AZ
  2. Sep 12, 2017
  3. Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
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13177051 Job Description & Requirements
Post-Anesthesia Care Unit - PACU Nurse - (PACU RN)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 D Pay Rate: $31.00 - 34.00

Welcome to this fantastic unit, where compassionate care meets top notch technology and innovative care teams bring the best of themselves to their patients. You can expect a wide variety of conditions as this unit is a combination of acute and observation patients. Monitoring and interventions are provided for patients at risk for altered skin integrity, falls, minor cardiac and pneumonia, among other conditions. This unit prides themselves on a comfortable and comprehensive experience for all patients and they are look-ing for a team based member to join their elite group

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
Required Certification: BLS, ACLS, PALS
Licensure: Active AZ or Compact State Licensure
Contractual Experience Required: MUST HAVE - 2yrs Full Time Experience
in position being submitted for. Experience in Position submitted for, must
have been within the last twelve months.
Travel Experience: Required



About the Facility
This Level One trauma hospital serves patients in the heart of downtown Phoenix, Arizona. This facility is at the forefront of emergency services and advanced heart and cardiovascular care and is recognized for being a top teaching hospital for future physicians. Dedicated to providing high quality healthcare and adding to its list of accolades, this Magnet status hospital was recently given the title of #1 Hospital in Arizona by U.S. News & World Report.

Facility Location
With its endless sunshine, spectacular desert landscape and eclectic mix of museums, culture, sport and outdoor adventures, Phoenix is a popular destination any time of the year. Whether shopping, dining, horseback riding or lounging at the pool, this thriving oasis offers an excellent quality of living and career-boosting assignments at its most prestigious facilities.

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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