Travel Post-Anesthesia Care Unit - PACU Nurse - (PACU RN)
Location: Fort Smith, AR
Job Description Requirements
Post-Anesthesia Care Unit - PACU Nurse - (PACU RN)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 D/E
- Consumer Choice Award winner in three of four healthcare categories. Sparks outranked other area hospitals in Overall Quality and is also the first choice for Best Doctors and Best Nurses in the area, according to a survey of local residents by the National Research Corporation.
- Area attractions include a scenic riverfront downtown, historic sites, thriving retail and culinary treasures
The role of the post-anesthesia care unit nurse (PACU nurse) is to provide care for post-operative patients recovering from anesthesia, including general, regional, and local. The PACU RN treats inpatients and outpatients according to their needs, monitoring their vital signs to determine necessary care. (Postoperative nausea is a commonly treated symptom.) Due to the possibility of rapid changes in a patientrsquos physiological condition, PACU RNs are required to administer diligent care via monitoring, assessment, intervention, and continuous reassessment.
- Current AR or Compact license
- ACLS, PALS, BLS
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