Registered Nurse – PACU job in Springfield, MO

  • Profession:

    Registered Nurse
  • Specialty:

    PACU
  • Location:

    Springfield, MO
  • Start date:

    2021-11-08
  • Job Type:

    Travel Contract
  • Job ID:

    293460

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

BENEFITS OF BEING GIFTED!

  • 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

FACILITY DETAILS

This nationally ranked, not-for-profit facility is known for its unique combination of leading-edge health care provided by a compassionate team. This 886-bed serves people all throughout southwest Missouri and northwest Arkansas. It is home to a designated Level I Trauma Center & Burn Center, Life Line air ambulance service, a dedicated Children’s Hospital, Cancer Center, Heart Institute, and a nationally-certified Stroke Center.

Located along the Ozarks, Springfield, Missouri is a regional hub with large city amenities and small town hospitality. Includes intriguing attractions, a diverse culinary scene, unique shopping, and an ode to classic American heritage. Visit the Pythinian Castle for ghost tours and mystery dinners, the Gillioz Theater, a restored 1920’s performing arts theater, and the Fantastic Caverns – America’s ONLY underground driving tour through a cave.

ABOUT GIFTED HEALTHCARE

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!

Do you remember why you became a Registered Nurse at GIFTED? We do!


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