Registered Nurse – PACU job in Espanola, NM

  • Profession:

    Registered Nurse
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  • Location:

    Espanola, NM
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  • Job Type:

    Travel Contract
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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


  • Refer a Registered Nurse – You and your referral both get $500 with GIFTED’s Refer an RN Friend Program
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Premium pay
  • Same Day or Weekly Pay
  • Ability to work in premier facilities
  • Access to Chief Nursing Officer 24-7
  • Access to Social Worker 24-7
  • Group Health insurance benefits:
    • Medical Plan
    • Dental Plan
    • Vision Plan
    • Short and Long Term Disability
    • AD&D Insurance

Benefits of being a GIFTED TRAVEL NURSE

  • Private housing and housing allowance
  • Personal Career Coach
  • Extremely competitive personalized pay package


Located in Espanola, NM, this Hospital is dedicated to the health of all patients and community members. Each and every member of the healthcare team is trained to put the patient first and create a comprehensive care plan for each and every individual. The facility offers patients a wide range of services so that families in the community are staying healthy. Some of the services offered by this community-based hospital include a 24-hour emergency department, labor and delivery services, home healthcare plans, pulmonology, same day care clinic, and radiology services. All of the professionals working here are experienced and know the importance of comprehensive care so it is no doubt that patients are always well taken care out at this hospital.

Espanola, NM is only a quick 30-minute drive from central Santa Fe, NM. Espanola was founded in 1880 and is rich with the culture and history of old town New Mexico. Explore the Puye Cliff Dwellings and enjoy one of the Mesa Top Tours led by a local Native American woman. To get a better feeling for the history in Espanola, check out the Bond House Museum. Check out the Tesuque Peak Trail by taking a bike ride or enjoying a nice car ride and see some amazing views at the top of the trail. Spend a night at the Santa Claran Hotel Casino and take in the beautiful architecture that can be seen in/on most of the buildings in Espanola.


GIFTED Healthcare is a company that believes in the power of one person to make a difference in patient care. Join the ranks of our rapidly growing team of healthcare professionals, and become that difference!

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