Registered Nurse – PACU

  • Type: Travel
  • Job #31403

This position is for the Ambulatory Surgery PACU.

Pt. population includes adults, occasional adolescents, and geriatric population in level 1 trauma center.
Surgical patients we recover include: Neurosurgery, ENT, plastics, orthopedics, thoracic, vascular, trauma, general, colorectal, GYN, urological, electrophysiology, interventional radiology, and transplant.
We do not recover open heart surgeries or liver transplants.
Ratio- 4 days
Avg. Daily Census: 70-80
No weekends, no call, no holidays
Alternate start time- 2200-0830
Unit has own PCT/transport team
Unit open 24/7. Consists of 38 patient bays. Staff needed for recovery of vast array of acute post op patients. Critical care experience required for PostOp as some patients require artificial airways, invasive monitoring (including ICP), transfusions, and vasoactive drugs. Surgical patients we recover include: Neurosurgery, ENT, plastics, orthopedics, thoracic, vascular, trauma, general, colorectal, GYN, urological, electrophysiology, interventional radiology, and transplant. We do not recover open heart surgeries or liver transplants.
*night shift would have to learn how to work up a preop patient
Critical care experience required for PACU and PostOp
Critical Care experience preferred for PreOp
1 year experience required
Will accept first time travelers
South Campus PACU
BCLS, ACLS required

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