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

Job ID: 283969
Discipline Registered Nurse
Date Posted: 5/18/2018
Address: 4650 Palm Avenue
Location: San Diego, CA
Shift: 8 D
Duration: 13 Weeks
Start Date: 06/18/2018
Organization: NurseChoice
Employment Type: Temporary
Pay Rate: $40.91*
*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.

About the Facility

A member of the prestigious Kaiser Permanente group, which offers high quality medical care to residents across the state of California, this facility provides a range of services to its patients, including pharmacy and urgent care, among others. The medical center is equipped with a dedicated occupational therapy center and vision center, in addition to its other facilities.

Facility Location

This California city is what the Golden State is all about: miles of sun-kissed beaches, year-round idyllic weather and a patchwork playground of multi-flavored communities. Often referred to as “America’s Finest City,” this jewel on the Pacific Coast glitters with fun, sun, a mind-boggling variety of entertainment and an abundance of exhilarating outdoor adventures.

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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