RN PACU - Travel Nurse
We're looking for Post Anesthesia Care Unit RNs for an immediate travel nurse opening in [citSt]. The right RN should have 1-2 years recent acute care experience. Read below for more requirements.
As a PACU RN, you'll provide observation and care for post-op patients as they recover from surgical anesthesia. PACU Travel Nurses offer a crucial care step between surgery and recovery, and ensure that patients are monitored for any adverse reactions.
As a PACU Travel Nurse, you should be prepared to perform the following tasks:
- Handle a broad range of patients from pediatrics to adults.
- Develop individualized care plans based on each patient's condition.
- Monitor critical patients for condition changes and report to the physician.
- Be responsible for determining when patients are recovered and ready to move to a room.
2 years' PACU experience, Must be able to independently read and interpret telemetry rhythm strips and identify heart blocks. Must have ACLS and PALS. Case Types - Trauma, Pediatrics, Ortho, General. Average Number of cases - 18-30. Unit is open 24/7, 7 days a week