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Registered Nurse - RN - Post Anesthesia Care Unit - PACU

Company: CareerStaff Unlimited
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse - RN - Post Anesthesia Care Unit - PACU CareerStaff Unlimited is looking to hire a PACU Registered Nurse for full-time, 13-week contract opportunities in SANTA CRUZ, CA! Qualified nurses will have previous PACU experience and have a strong focus on patient care. We are accepting travel nurses for this opportunity. Apply now! LOCAL Hourly Comp: $56
Weekly Comp: $2,240
Compact: No
Walk Through: No
**Local travel stipends for those who qualify** BENEFITS FOR THE RN REGISTERED NURSE - PACU POST ANESTHESIA CARE UNIT:

  • Immediate openings
  • 24/7 Answering Service
  • Travel Opportunities
  • Day and Night shifts available
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Competitive Compensation Package
  • Weekly & Daily Pay with Direct Deposit
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Referral Bonuses MORE ABOUT THE RN REGISTERED NURSE - PACU POST ANESTHESIA CARE UNIT POSITION: CareerStaff Unlimited partners with companies around the country to raise the bar in healthcare by settings new standards for quality care and personalized services. Responsibilities for this Registered Nurse opportunity include, but are not limited to:
  • Assess plans and evaluate the nursing care needs of the patient after a surgical procedure
  • Provide post-operative nursing care, comfort and support to the patient undergoing surgical procedures
  • Administer prescribed medications, apply dressings and monitor vital signs
  • Maintain infection control policies and protocols while actively monitoring situations which could lead to a breach in those processes
  • Ensure the proper handling of specimens
  • Serve as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care
  • Monitor, record and communicate patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems
  • Evaluate, monitor and document the status of the patient during the recovery phase
  • Incorporate a sense of wellness by allowing the patient's family to be reunited with him/her as soon as feasible and by encouraging self-care by the patient
  • Provide discharge instructions to the patient and caregiver, asking for confirmation of understanding
  • Perform follow up patient assessment by calling the patient the day after surgery JOB REQUIREMENTS FOR THE RN REGISTERED NURSE - PACU POST ANESTHESIA CARE UNIT:
  • 2 years of previous PACU experience
  • BLS issued through American Heart Association
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States
  • Eligible and active RN license in the state of practice Unit Notes: - Unit: Pre-Op/Ambulatory Surgery Center - # beds: 12 Suites - Certs: BLS - Ratios: 1 to 4 - EMR: Cerner - Charge Nurse: Clinical Coordinator - Nurse Aides: Yes 1 - Weekend Requirement: No - Holidays: No - Scrub Color: Navy - Tele: Phillips - Vents: No - Hospitalist or Intensivist in house: N/A - IV Team: Yes - but usually start their own IVs - RT 24/7: Yes - Pharmacy 24/7: Yes - Shifts: 10s from 7a-5p M-F - Floating: Not usually but could be cross-trained depending on experience - Floor specific orientation: 1 week - Common diagnosis / Types of patients: Ortho, neuro, spines, robotics, CV, URO, GYN, some general, endo, IR - foundational experience required. ABOUT CAREERSTAFF UNLIMITED: CareerStaff Unlimited, LLC ("CareerStaff") is a leader in the delivery of workforce solutions and staffing services for the healthcare industry. Our mission is to connect our clients with talented healthcare professionals ensuring the delivery of exceptional patient care. We serve our mission by leveraging a national network 25+ offices throughout the United States. CareerStaff's services include travel and per diem employment opportunities for nurses, therapists and pharmacists. Additionally, CareerStaff provides Managed Service Programs to hundreds of healthcare facilities nationally. By offering unparalleled customer service, unique placement opportunities, top pay and benefits and employment that meets the lifestyle requirements of our clinicians, CareerStaff attracts high quality clinicians who transition well to new environments and rapidly assimilate into facility teams. CareerStaff Unlimited is proud to practice Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action (EEO/AA). #AN20#zr


Keywords: CareerStaff Unlimited, Santa Cruz , Registered Nurse - RN - Post Anesthesia Care Unit - PACU, Healthcare , Santa Cruz, California

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