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Travel Nurse RN - PACU - Post Anesthesia Care - $3,134 per week

Company: TLC Nursing
Location: Tuba City
Posted on: May 19, 2023

Job Description:

TLC Nursing is seeking a travel nurse RN PACU - Post Anesthesia Care for a travel nursing job in Tuba City, Arizona.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: PACU - Post Anesthesia Care
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: 06/05/2023
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 10 hours, days
  • Employment Type: TravelA 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.TLC Nursing Job ID #19418614. Pay package is based on 10 hour shifts and 40.0 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.About TLC NursingWe believe that YOU, our clinicians, are our most valuable asset.-- We pride ourselves on being a nurse-owned and operated healthcare staffing organization.-- Supporting YOU every step of the way, whether this is your first assignment, or you are a seasoned traveler, is our top priority!

Keywords: TLC Nursing, Saint George , Travel Nurse RN - PACU - Post Anesthesia Care - $3,134 per week, Healthcare , Tuba City, Utah

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