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Post-Anesthesia Care Unit - PACU Nurse

  • 536948
  • Registered Nurse
  • August 20, 2020
  • 655 Watkins Mill Road
  • Gaithersburg, MD 20879
  • 8 D
  • 13 Weeks
  • October 09, 2020
  • NurseChoice
  • Temporary
  • $2,304 - $2,539*
  • *Actual revenue will vary depending on location, clinical setting, pay or mix and other factors.

Job Description & Requirements

Post-Anesthesia Care Unit - PACU Nurse

Executes proper use of equipment and supplies used in the pre-operative area and the recovery (Stage I and Stage II) area. Participates in the Perioperative Services quality assurance program. Promotes personal and professional growth by actively participating in continuing education programs. Participates in the professionalism of the Perioperative Services by showing adhering to the standards. May be required to administer conscious sedation after appropriate training and competency requirements are met. Assumes other related duties as directed. Top 10 Diagnosis/Procedures: Multiple surgical specialties (General, Urology, ENT, Orthopedics, Plastic)

Required Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED required. Basic Qualifications: A minimum of two years current PACU or critical care experience required. BLS, ACLS, PALS, IV insertion, computerized charting

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Requirements: Good oral and written communication skills required. Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software required. Recent PACU experience preferred.

Facility Location

Gaithersburg possesses a diverse population and is full of cultural and entertainment options. A thriving arts community puts on shows at the Bohrer Park Activity Center, including fiction readings, plays, music and comedy. The Montgomery Agriculture Reserve is just north of the city, offering residents the opportunity to buy foods directly from the source. With Washington D.C. just a half hour away by car or subway, Gaithersburg residents enjoy easy access to our nation's capital. Sports enthusiasts can take advantage of water and skate parks as well as the city's popular mini golf course.

Job Benefits

NurseChoice isn't your ordinary travel nurse recruitment agency. An AMN Healthcare company, NurseChoice is the national leader in connecting registered nurses with quick-start, short-term travel assignments (typically four to eight weeks in duration), including EMR and critical staffing assignments, while also offering some of the travel nursing industry's best benefits and highest pay rates. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

About the Company

NurseChoice isn't your ordinary travel nurse recruitment agency. An AMN Healthcare company, NurseChoice is the national leader in connecting registered nurses with quick-start, short-term travel assignments (typically four to eight weeks in duration), including EMR and critical staffing assignments, while also offering some of the travel nursing industry's best benefits and highest pay rates. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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