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

American Medical Traveler
Lebanon, NH, US
Sep 15, 2017
Oct 05, 2017
Traveling Nurse
Contract Type
Job Description

Travel Registered Nurse (RN) Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)

At American Medical Traveler, we understand that finding a worthwhile career opportunity can be tough, especially when there are so many directions to turn. What sets us apart from the competition is that we are a boutique travel company with big box store travel benefits and opportunities. We firmly stand by the belief that we can build stronger communities by enriching the lives of others through memorable connections and extraordinary care. This begins with valuing our nurses and exceeding your expectations for your next travel contract opportunity. Travel your way to new opportunities with us, and we guarantee you wont be disappointed.

We are currently seeking Registered Nurses (RNs) with experience in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) for an immediate opportunity in Lebanon, NH. Compassionate RNs with a minimum of one year of experience are encouraged to explore this opportunity and learn about these following great benefits:

  • Most competitive pay rates and bonuses offered in the industry
  • Tax Free Travel Packages
  • Free Private Housing
  • Comprehensive Travel Stipends/Packages
  • Rewarding Benefits and Incentive programs
  • Group Healthcare Benefits (Effective Day 1)
  • 24/7 Customer Support
  • Life & Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Continuing Education Reimbursement
  • Direct Deposit
  • And More!

Responsibilities/Job Description:

  • Applies appropriate monitoring equipment to the patient.
  • Performs ABC assessment on every patient upon admission to PACU; assess for pain level, sedation level and monitoring the progression of vital signs back to baseline.
  • Monitors patient closely throughout progression from Phase I and into Phase II.
  • Prepares patient for discharge.
  • Provides information/instruction to patient and family members regarding discharge instructions.
  • Documents cardiac monitor and strips.
  • Provides thorough observation data and communicates pertinent patient information to the anesthesiologist/surgeon on an ongoing and timely basis.
  • Completes treatments and procedures as assigned based upon patient complexity and commensurate with the skill, knowledge and training of the individual.
  • Provides care safely, with adequate quality, quantity and timeliness and required documentation.
  • Reviews and initiates physicians orders, administers medication, parenteral fluids and treatment as needed.
  • Performs and records the orders of physicians including administration of medications.
  • Monitors and assesses patient condition throughout postoperative period and reports any unusual symptoms, occurrences or discrepancies to Clinical Manager, anesthesiologist and/or surgeon.
  • Distributes educational material to patients and families as appropriate.
  • Assist anesthesiologists with various blocks, epidurals, and procedures.
  • Uses and provides care for hemodynamic monitoring, including obtaining and interpreting readings, assisting with insertion of, removal of, calibration, blood drawing, etc.
  • Performs neuro checks.
  • Performs vascular checks including use of Doppler.
  • Monitors and regulates vasoactive drugs.
  • Monitors body temperature and elevates body temperature as needed through use of warming devices.
  • Monitors surgical site.
  • Monitors all types of drains.
  • Maintains epidural catheter, along with epidural medication administration, catheter flushing, filter and cap change.


  • Current in-state RN License
  • One year of experience
  • Authorization to work in the United States

Apply today to learn more about our team of compassionate nurses!


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Company Description

American Medical Traveler is a national leader in healthcare staffing for nursing and allied healthcare professionals. Talented nursing, allied professionals, and medical facilities such as general and surgical, teaching, and specialized hospitals, outpatient clinics, surgical centers, imaging centers and skilled nursing facilities turn to AMT to find the perfect match.

We understand the commitment of those who devote themselves to healthcare. We embrace this commitment in all facets of our business as a leader in the healthcare staffing industry. AMT adheres to the highest performance standards, signifying our commitment to our nursing, allied professionals, our clients, and the patients that we collectively serve.

Our mission is to be the staffing provider and employer of choice that healthcare professionals and medical facilities consider a vital partner in achieving their goals. We are dedicated to attracting, engaging, and retaining talent through a culture that nurtures success, develops careers, encourages communication and honors all commitments. We are dedicated to servicing our clients through a workforce that displays the highest level of ethics, provides exceptional customer service, and honors all commitments.

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