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

  1. Clackamas,OR
  2. Sep 12, 2017
  3. Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
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13178720 Job Description & Requirements
Post-Anesthesia Care Unit - PACU Nurse - (PACU RN)
StartDate: 10/02/2017Available Shifts: 10 D

Kaiser Sunnyside is licensed for 233 hospital beds and is accredited by the Joint Commission. Services at the medical center include a maternity ward, cancer treatment, dialysis, a women's health center, psychiatrics, weight control, and neonatal intermediate care. The hospital also includes the Center for Heart and Vascular Care, the first cardiac unit in the county.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
2 years current inpatient PACU experience
Oregon License in process
ACLS
PALS
ICU Experience

PREFERRED
Ability to work in Surgical Prep Area is preferred
EPIC experience is preferred
OR license in-hand

Start Date: 4/22/13 or ASAP

Shift: 8D x2 and 8E x2

General info
PACU - 14 Beds

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
Needs to be phase I PACU qualified / Inpatient PACU experience preffered
Oregon License
ACLS
PALS

Preferred Qualifications
Ability to work in Surgical Prep Area is preferred
EPIC experience is preferred
OR license in-hand

About the Facility
Serving residents of Sunnyside and Clackamas County, this 233-bed medical center is a member of the esteemed Kaiser Permanente group and offers the same world class healthcare that patients have come to associate with its parent group. The Sunnyside Medical Center is Clackamas County's only heart surgery facility and offers a wide range of services, including cancer treatment, dialysis, psychiatric care, and neonatal care, among others. The hospital originally opened its doors in 1975 and it has grown markedly since then, most recently seeing a $150 million expansion in 2009.


Facility Location
A suburb of Portland, Oregon's most populous city, Clackamas offers the cultural experiences of the big city and the privacy and low cost of living of a small town. Clackamas boasts no shortage of entertainment and outdoor options within its own city limits, including an aquatic park, a wealth of campgrounds and access to the unspoiled natural beauty of Mt. Hood. Mt. Hood territory offers visitors agritourism, winery and farm tours, as well as extensive camping and hiking options. Clackamas is truly Pacific Northwest living at its finest.

Job Benefits
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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