Post-Anesthesia Care Unit - PACU Nurse

  • 549574
  • Registered Nurse
  • October 17, 2020
  • 2450 South Telshor Boulevard
  • Las Cruces, NM 88011
  • 8 D
  • 13 Weeks
  • November 02, 2020
  • Onward
  • Temporary
  • $1,611 - $1,775*
  • *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

The traveler for this positoin will need to be able to work in both PreOp and PACU. We perform outpatient surgeries on primarily healthy pediatric and adult patients. The type of surgeries we perform are cataract, dentals, ENT, general, plastic, and ortho. Located in the Mesilla Valley of southern New Mexico - between the stunning Organ Mountains and the rambling Rio Grande - our medical center serves the 300,000 residents of Las Cruces, Doña Ana County, and the surrounding region. We offer comprehensive care to our patients, including the latest in diagnostic, therapeutic, and rehabilitative services, both on an inpatient and outpatient basis. Nothing is more important to us than patient safety and delivering the highest quality care. In addition to our every day concentration on these goals, we are an enthusiastic partner hospital of the National Patient Safety Foundation and participant in the organization's "Stand Up for Patient Safety" campaign. We are also one of twelve hospitals in New Mexico that have joined the New Mexico Medical Review Association (NMMRA) in a focused effort to enhance methodology and ensure the best treatment for each and every patient each and every time.

Required Qualifications

PreOp and PACU experience needed NM license or compact license BLS, ACLS Comfortable with surgeries for cataract, dentals, ENT, general, plastic, and ortho

Preferred Qualifications

Travel Experience

Facility Location

Known affectionately as the "City of Crosses," Las Cruces is the second largest city in New Mexico and a vibrant site of cultural production. Fans of the literary and performing arts flock to the city throughout the year to partake in its many festivals and events, including the Border Book Festival and the Day of the Dead Festival. Foodies too are right at home in Las Cruces, flocking by the thousands to the annual Whole Enchilada Fiesta. History buffs can brush up on their knowledge of the region at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum and the New Mexico New Veterans Museum.

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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