Travel Nurse PACU RN position in Salt Lake City, UT

LOCATION: Salt Lake City, UT
POSITION: PACU RN
DATE POSTED:
JOB LENGTH: 13 wks
SHIFT: Rotate - 12 hrs
WEEKLY HOURS: 36
SCHEDULE: Varaible to include 8, 9, 10 & 12H shifts.
NOTE:  2 years of recent Pedi PACU experience. Strongly prefer Peds experience. BLS, ACLS, PALS required

Job Description

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.
PACU Travel Nurses should be able to stand and walk for long periods of time, as well as bend, lean and stoop without difficulty. RNs should be able to easily lift 20 pounds. Moving or lifting of patients may require lifting of up to 50 pounds at times. Because of the fast-paced environment, Post Anesthesia Care Unit RNs must possess good skills for coping with stress and be able to relate to people of all ages and backgrounds.

Benefits

We offer all the benefits you need to be successful. Here are just a few of our nurses’ favorites:

  • Each of our travel nurses receives guaranteed pay, with no risk of call-offs due to low hospital census.
  • We cover the costs of all necessary licenses and credentials. When you travel with us, Your Way Is Paid.
  • We offer travel reimbursement of up to $1,000 to get you to your assignment.
  • Start earning paid sick leave from your first shift worked, and use it after 90 days of employment with us.
  • Take advantage of our Easy Stay housing program, company-provided housing that pays like a subsidy.

Our Benefits

Location Information

Daily sunshine, low humidity, and refreshing mountain breezes combine for a comfortable year-round climate in Salt Lake City. Combining the amenities of a major metropolitan area with the friendliness of a small, western city, Salt Lake City is fast becoming one of America's foremost destinations—and for good reason. A beautiful, safe, and vibrant city, Salt Lake combines unparalleled access to natural recreation, a bustling economy, dynamic nightlife, remarkable history, warm hospitality, and Utah's Greatest Snow on Earth.™

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