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Post-Anesthesia Care Unit - PACU Nurse

  • 536999
  • Registered Nurse
  • June 26, 2020
  • 1701 Twin Springs Road
  • Halethorpe, MD 21227
  • 8/12 D/E/N
  • 13 Weeks
  • August 20, 2020
  • NurseChoice
  • Temporary
  • $2,169 - $2,390*
  • *Actual revenue will vary depending on location, clinical setting, pay or mix and other factors.

Job Description & Requirements

Post-Anesthesia Care Unit - PACU Nurse

" Performs within the established standard of pre- and post- anesthesia nursing and critical care nursing. " Utilizes the standard of care in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the surgical patient in the delivery of pre-operative and post-operative nursing care. " Formulates care plans based on individual assessment of physiologic functions and problems identified pre-operatively and intra-operatively. " Provides nursing care utilizing clinical knowledge and expertise, reacting immediately to adverse physiological changes within seconds, to reverse and revive the patient's physiological functions. " Renders nursing care following aseptic techniques. " Assembles and communicates appropriate information in verbal or written reports in order to maintain continuity of care. " 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.

Required Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED required. Basic Qualifications: A minimum of two years current PACU or critical care experience required. Additional Requirements: Good oral and written communication skills required. Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software required.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Recent PACU experience preferred.

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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