Post-Anesthesia Care Unit - PACU Nurse

  • 242790
  • Registered Nurse
  • September 21, 2018
  • 9333 E. Imperial Highway
  • Downey, CA 90242
  • 12 N
  • 13 Weeks
  • September 24, 2018
  • Onward
  • Temporary
  • $1,942 - $2,140*
  • *Estimate of weekly payments is intended for informational purposes and includes hourly wages, as well as reimbursements for meal & incidental expenses and housing expenses incurred on behalf of the Company. Please speak with your Recruiter for additional details.

Job Description & Requirements

Post-Anesthesia Care Unit - PACU Nurse

Exclusive Order Opened in the fall of 2009, this medical center is the area's newest hospital in more than 40 years! Environmentally friendly and built with the patient in mind. The hospital rooms are 95% private with pullout beds for loved ones, and nurses' stations are close to the patients. The hospital has a full-service Emergency Department, Critical Care, high-risk obstetrical services, and a level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. What travelers and managers say about Downey: "I love it here and the people I work with, everyone is so friendly" A. Lal Director of Staffing Downey Fun Facts *Site of the oldest McDonald's restaurant, opened 1953, the First Taco Bell opened here in 1962 and the first Southern California Dunkin' Donuts opened in 2014 to include a drive-thru window. *Hometown of the musical greats: The Carpenters, "Weird Al" Yankovic, James Hetfield and Ron McGovery of Melallica. *Former NASA Industrial Plant that was the manufacturing home for both the Apollo Space Program and later the Spaceshuttle Program *Downey Studios: approximately 80 acres on the former NASA site that was reconstructed as a state of the art medial production facility. Total # of beds in the unit: 25. Average daily census is: 40. Nurse to patient ratios 1:2 for all shifts. No Ancillary Staff. Patients range in age from Infants to Geriatrics. Staff works 12 hour shifts. Required Certs: BLS, ACLS, PALS, Vent Mgmt. Patient Care Delivery System: Primary. Meds and drips administered: usual PACU meds. Documentation System: Computerized HealthConnect. Supplemental Staff required to float when necessary. Scrubs can be any color, RN provides their own scrubs.

Required Qualifications

ACLS, BLS, PALS In Patient PACU Experience 2 years experience Pedi Experience Must pass EKG test upon arrival to continue assignment

Facility Location

Birthplace of the Apollo space program and a bustling city with more than 100,000 residents, Downey, California is just minutes from the best of Southern California, including Hollywood, Anaheim, and Manhattan Beach—the world capital of beach volleyball. Nearby Long Beach offers the RMS Queen Mary Hotel, as well as a thriving waterfront downtown, world-class aquarium, and the historic Belmont Shores.

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.

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