Post-Anesthesia Care Unit - PACU Nurse - Travel - (PACU RN)

Job ID: 351593
Discipline: Registered Nurse
Specialty: PACU
Date Posted: 6/14/2018
Address: 9455 Clairemont Mesa Blvd
Location: San Diego, CA 92123
Shift: 12 E
Duration: 13 Weeks
Start Date: 06/27/2018
Employment Type: Travel
Pay Rate: $43.00 - $46.00
Company: Onward

Job Description & Requirements

Exclusive order to AMN Healthcare! With our innovative brand new state of the art hospital San Diego is now at the forefront of healthcare technology and is able to provide top of the line healthcare to all patients. Serving San Diego since 1967, we continue to reinvent ourselves and stay at the cutting edge of healthcare. We are looking for a motivated, professional experienced PACU nurse looking to join the best hospital in the world!! Over 7,700 staff and more than 1,100 quality doctors provide care at our medical facility which has 414 licensed beds and a 78 bed Emergency Department. Additional Unit Information: Total # of beds in the unit: 17 Average # of cases: 60-70 a day. Age Groups: Infants, Pediatrics, Adolescents, Adults, Geriatrics. Unit Patient population: ortho, urology, plastics, gyn, pediatric opthalmalogy, general surgery, vascular surgery, head and neck surgery, neuro surgery, pain clinic. Certifications/Skills required: BLS, ACLS, PALS, tele. Special medications on the unit: Usual PACU meds. Special procedures: Cardioversion. Procedures that could cause ethical issues: none. Depending on census will float if necessary. Scrubs provided. Additional Unit Information: RN will float to Pre/Post OP Total # of beds in the unit: 17 Average # of cases: 60-70 a day. Age Groups: Infants, Pediatrics, Adolescents, Adults, Geriatrics.

Required Qualifications

2 years PACU recent exp ACLS, BLS, PALS Must pass EKG test upon arrival to continue assignment Able to float to Pre- op, post-op and recovery as needed

Preferred Qualifications

Primary patient care are adults. PALS - Must have prior to starting due to small of PEDS patients

Facility Location

This California city is what the Golden State is all about: miles of sun-kissed beaches, year-round idyllic weather and a patchwork playground of multi-flavored communities. Often referred to as “America’s Finest City,” this jewel on the Pacific Coast glitters with fun, sun, a mind-boggling variety of entertainment and an abundance of exhilarating outdoor adventures.

Job Benefits

Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:

  • Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
  • Medical plans with dental and vision
  • Complimentary, high-quality private housing
  • 401(k) and flex spending options
  • Life insurance
  • Accident and short-term disability coverage
  • Free continuing education (CE) courses
  • Travel allowances
  • Guaranteed pay program
  • Tuition discount program
  • Referral bonuses

About the Company

Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation’s top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.