Registered Nurse (RN) - Pre-Op, Post Anesthesia Care Unit Nurse (PACU)
A PACU (Post-Anesthesia Care Unit) Registered Nurse (RN) is a licensed healthcare professional who provides specialized nursing care to patients who have recently undergone surgical procedures. This role typically involves the following duties and responsibilities:
Monitoring patients: The PACU RN continually monitors patients' vital signs, level of consciousness, and other physical and psychological responses to ensure they are stable and free from any adverse reactions.
Administering medications: The PACU RN may be responsible for administering medications and treatments as prescribed by a physician, monitoring patients' responses and adjusting treatments as necessary.
Assisting with pain management: The PACU RN provides patients with pain management techniques and medications to ensure they remain as comfortable as possible during the post-operative period.
Communicating with surgeons and anesthesiologists: The PACU RN works closely with surgeons and anesthesiologists to communicate any changes in patients' conditions, and to ensure that patients receive appropriate care following surgical procedures.
Documenting patient care: The PACU RN is responsible for maintaining accurate and up-to-date records of patients' post-operative conditions, treatments, and responses, and communicating this information to other healthcare professionals as needed.
Educating patients and families: The PACU RN provides patients and their families with information on their post-operative conditions, treatments, and what to expect during recovery.
Providing emotional support: The PACU RN provides emotional support and reassurance to patients and their families, helping to alleviate any concerns or anxieties they may have.
Requirements for this role typically include a current RN license, a bachelor's degree in nursing, and previous experience in a similar setting. Strong critical thinking, interpersonal, and organizational skills are also essential. Additionally, PACU RNs should have a good understanding of anesthesia, surgery, and post-operative care.
This is a not full time but contracted travel position.
Profession: Registered Nurse (RN)
Location: Globe Arizona
Unit: Pre-Op, Post Anesthesia Care Unit Nurse (PACU)
Gross Pay: TBD
Schedule: Day, 07:00:00-15:00:00, 8.00-5
Guaranteed Hours: 36
Start Date: 05/11/2023
End Date: 08/10/2023
Assignment Length: 13
Experience Required: 1 year
JOB ID: Medefis548845291
ID: 48845291 Shift: Days Description: M-F Pre-op/PACU nurse needed in AZ Additional Information:*100 MILE RADIUS RULE* We will not accept a traveler that has a perm address within 100 miles of our hospital. Position Urgency:Normal Billing string = Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center Guaranteed Hours: 36 Contract Weeks:91
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