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Registered Nurse - PACU Job in Los Angeles, CA

  • Bonus

    Yes
  • Shift

    AM
  • Compact State

    No
  • Walk Through State

    No
  • Profession:

    RN
  • Specialty:

    PACU
    • Location:

      Los Angeles, CA
  • Start date:

    01-07-2019
  • Job Type:

    Travel Contract
  • Job ID:

    44631

JOB REQUIREMENTS

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 nurse for this position and earn up to $1500 referral bonus when he/she completes a minimum of 8-week assignment. Refer a nurse for a PRN position, and earn $250 once he/she completes three shifts.
  • 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 facility is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S. with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. This facility has been consistently named one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, has received the National Research Corporation’s Consumer Choice Award 18 years in a row for providing the highest quality care in Los Angeles, and has the longest running Magnet designation for nursing excellence in California. It is a leader in the clinical care and research of heart disease, cancer and brain disorders, among other areas. This facility has an EPIC EMR system, providing the most up-to-date information regarding patients’ care and treatment to its nurses, physicians and facilities.

Los Angeles, CA is a sprawling Southern California city and the center of the nation’s film and television industry. It is the second largest city in the United States and is known for its Mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, and sprawling metropolis. Near its iconic Hollywood sign, studios such as Paramount Pictures, Universal and Warner Brothers offer behind-the-scenes tours. On the iconic Hollywood Blvd, you can check out the TCL Chinese Theatre, see the stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, visit the famous Hollywood Wax Museum or do some serious shopping at Hollywood & Highland. For the thrill seekers there are world famous theme parks like Universal Studios Hollywood, Six Flags Magic Mountain and Disneyland. Outdoor enthusiasts can experience everything from spectacular beaches to hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails. Los Angeles is a place anyone can call home!

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!

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