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

Job ID: 242851
Discipline Registered Nurse
Date Posted: 6/1/2018
Address: 9333 E. Imperial Highway
Location: Downey, CA
Shift: 8 D
Duration: 13 Weeks
Start Date: 6/18/2018
Organization: NurseChoice
Employment Type: Temporary
Pay Rate: 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)


Inpatient at Bellflower- Downey Critical Care, high-risk obstetrical services, and a level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. What travelers and managers say about Downey: "I love it here and the people I work with, everyone is so friendly" A. Lal Director of Staffing Downey Fun Facts *Site of the oldest McDonald's restaurant, opened 1953, the First Taco Bell opened here in 1962 and the first Southern California Dunkin' Donuts opened in 2014 to include a drive-thru window. *Hometown of the musical greats: The Carpenters, "Weird Al" Yankovic, James Hetfield and Ron McGovery of Melallica. *Former NASA Industrial Plant that was the manufacturing home for both the Apollo Space Program and later the Spaceshuttle Program *Downey Studios: approximately 80 acres on the former NASA site that was reconstructed as a state of the art medial production facility. Exclusive Order Total # of beds in the unit: 25. Average daily census is: 40. Nurse to patient ratios 1:2 for all shifts. No Ancillary Staff. Patients range in age from Infants to Geriatrics. Staff works in 8 and 12 hour shifts. Required Certs: BLS, ACLS, PALS, Vent Mgmt. Patient Care Delivery System: Primary. Meds and drips administered: usual PACU meds. Documentation System: Computerized HealthConnect. Supplemental Staff required to float when necessary. Scrubs can be any color, RN provides their own scrubs.

About the Facility

Having opened its doors to the Los Angeles public in 1965, the Kaiser Downey Medical Center has become a trusted name in healthcare and the preferred choice of many in the area. Today, the medical center exists as a 352-bed institution that offers a full range of care options and is the frequent recipient of national and regional awards and accreditations, including being the recipient of the Women's Choice Award for one of America's Best Hospitals for Patient Experience by Women's Certified and, in 2012, receiving the CALNOC Performance Excellence Awards, for a second year in a row.

Facility Location

Birthplace of the Apollo space program and a bustling city with more than 100,000 residents, Downey, California is just minutes from the best of Southern California, including Hollywood, Anaheim, and Manhattan Beach—the world capital of beach volleyball. Nearby Long Beach offers the RMS Queen Mary Hotel, as well as a thriving waterfront downtown, world-class aquarium, and the historic Belmont Shores.

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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