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Registered Nurse – PACU job in Falls Church, VA

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Details

Location
Falls Church, VA
Specialty
PACU/Pre-Post Op
License
RN
Shift
7:00A - 7:00P
Pay Rate
$/week, $ total
Duration
16 Weeks
Start Date
8/23/2020

Description

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 RN’s assesses the patient’s 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 patient’s condition after surgery is performed; ensure that all vital signs are within range
  • Accurately and completely record all findings in patient’s chart
  • The Registered Nurse will develop individualized care plans based on patient’s condition
  • Monitors patient’s 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

General

Guaranteed Hours:
Yes
JCAHO Certified:
Yes
3 Words to Describe your Competitive Advantage:
Nurse-owned, nurse-passionate, nurse advocates

Insurance Benefits

Health Insurance Provided:
Yes
First-Day Health Insurance:
Yes
Professional Liability Insurance:
Yes
Coverage Between Assignments:
Yes

Financial Benefits

Licensing Reimbursement:
Yes
CEU Reimbursement:
Yes
Flexible Payment Options:
Yes
Pay for Physical Exams:
Yes
Pay for Drug Testing:
Yes

Housing/Travel Benefits

Housing Provided:
Yes
Housing Stipend:
Yes
Flexible Housing or Furniture Options:
Yes
Rental Car or Stipend:
Yes
Cover Travel Expenses to the Assignment:
Yes