Travel Nurse
PACU RN

Lebanon, New Hampshire

Job ID: 577498

Start Date
ASAP
Estimated Weekly Total
$4,506.81
Shift
Rotate
Weekly Hours
36
Schedule
12
Date Posted
2/8/2022
Assignment Length
13 Weeks
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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.


Primary patient poplulation - although not limited to: Vascular (carotids/AAA repairs), General, Thoracic (esophagectomy), Gynecology, Neuro (craniotomy for tumor/neurostimulators/mod radical neck with trach), Orthopedic, kidney transplants, and whipples. Ventricular/ICP Monitoring: Yes to ventricular drains. No to ICP monitoring in PACU. Goes directly to ICU if need ICP. Art lines/Central Lines/must be familiar with vasoactive and sedative drips/chest tube tubes/trachs HIGH ACUITY HIGH VOLUME PACU/controlled chaos in evenings PACU Overnight boarders regularly include the following ICU craniotomies, step down, or med surg patients. Preferred previous ICU and/or high acuity PACU experience. Additional experience with discharging surgical/post procedure patients preferred

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