Registered Nurse - PACU Job in Shreveport, LA

Location
Shreveport, LA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 11, 2020
Closes
Mar 02, 2020
Contract Type
Travel
Hours
Full Time
JOB REQUIREMENTS

Post-anesthesia or Postoperative (PACU) Registered Nurse (RN) Travel Job
PACU Registered Nurses perform the monitoring of post-op patients who are recovering from surgical procedures in a hospital or outpatient setting. PACU RNs must be able to handle a broad range of patients; from babies to adults.PACU RN Responsibilities:
  • The RNs assesses the patients health in pre-op state
  • PACU nurses are responsible for overseeing vital signs, changing bandages, and administering necessary medications
  • Educating families and patients about homecare instructions
  • Manage respiratory instability and cardiac monitoring activities
  • Assess patients condition after surgery is performed; ensure that all vital signs are within range
  • Accurately and completely record all findings in patients chart
  • The Registered Nurse will develop individualized care plans based on patients condition
  • Monitors patients condition changes and reports changes to healthcare team
  • Perform intervention duties in the case of post-operative emergencies
  • Record sedation levels and body temperatures
  • PACU RN will Ensure the post-operative space is clean and sanitized
  • Changes bandages and surgical wounds
  • The PACU RN will Perform other duties as requested

BENEFITS OF BEING GIFTED!
  • Refer a nurse for this position and earn up to $1500 referral bonus when he/she completes a minimum of 8-week assignment. Refer a nurse for a PRN position, and earn $250 once he/she completes three shifts.
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Premium pay
  • Same Day or Weekly Pay
  • Ability to work in premier facilities
  • Access to Chief Nursing Officer 24-7
  • Access to Social Worker 24-7
  • Group Health insurance benefits:
    • Medical Plan
    • Dental Plan
    • Vision Plan
    • Short and Long Term Disability
    • AD&D Insurance

Benefits of being a GIFTED TRAVEL NURSE
  • Private housing and housing allowance
  • Personal Career Coach
  • Extremely competitive personalized pay package

ABOUT GIFTED HEALTHCARE
GIFTED Healthcare is a company that believes in the power of one person to make a difference in patient care. Join the ranks of our rapidly growing team of healthcare professionals, and become that difference!

Do you remember why you became a RN, at GIFTED? We do!