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

  • 272673
  • Registered Nurse
  • 5/15/2018
  • 5601 De Soto Avenue
  • Woodland Hills, CA
  • 8 D
  • 13 Weeks
  • 06/06/2018
  • NurseChoice
  • Temporary
  • Call for details
  • *Actual revenue will vary depending on location, clinical setting, pay or mix and other factors.

Job Description & Requirements

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

Job Summary:The Staff Nurse (SN) II is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients for a designated time frame. The SN II provides care to patients via the therapeutic use of self, the nursing process, the environment and instrumentation, and other health care team members. Two years recent (within the last 3 years) experience in PACU. May be required to cross-train to ASU. Must be able to take call and respond within the hospital-required response time. Certifications: Current BLS and ACLS certification required. PALS certification required for those units that recover children. Minimum Qualifications: 1) High School Diploma/GED. 2) Graduate of an accredited registered nursing program and completion of the current hours required by the BRN of RN student clinical experience or Graduate of registered nursing and either 2000 hours of RN experience in clinical area of specialty from a licensed acute care facility within three (3) years of graduation; or graduate of an accredited licensed vocational nursing program that includes clinical student experience in acute care and has worked 2000 hours as an licensed vocational nurse within the clinical area of specialty within three (3) years before graduation or currently enrolled in an accredited entry level MSN program and has completed pre-licensure requirements to practice nursing. 3) Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in California. 4) Minimum of 6 months experience. See job duties for specific experience requirements for specialty units. 5) Demonstrated knowledge of the RN scope of practice. 6) Demonstrated commitment to service orientation (members, staff, providers). 7) Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills (in English). 8) Good interpersonal skills. 9) Also refer to Position Specifications outlined in the appropriate collective bargaining agreement.

Required Qualifications

ACLS BLS PALS Must pass EKG test upon arrival to continue assignment

Preferred Qualifications

Health Connect

Facility Location

Woodland Hills is bordered by some of California's most revered scenic locations, including Topanga and Malibu. Outdoors types will want to explore Topanga Canyon, which offers fantastic hiking and camping options, as well as Shoup Park, located within the city's limits and offering a plethora of recreational facilities. With a range of scenic parks and no shortage of natural splendor, as well as a close proximity to downtown Los Angeles, Woodland Hills is one of the region's finest small cities.

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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