Post-Anesthesia Care Unit - PACU Nurse

  • 226956
  • Registered Nurse
  • September 06, 2019
  • 4867 Sunset Boulevard
  • Los Angeles, CA 90027
  • 8 D/E
  • 13 Weeks
  • October 01, 2019
  • Onward
  • Temporary
  • $1,992 - $2,195* | Increased winter rates may apply effective 9/29/2019-4/11/2020. Call for details.
  • *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 In 2015, US News and World Report has ranked this 464 bed facility in the heart of Los Angeles as the #10 top ranking medical center! In 2013 was Voted America's Best Hospital for Patient Experience in 2012 by Women's Choice Awards! Even when we rank at the top of the industry we continue to make dramatic gains in a broad range of areas from treatment of hypertension and asthma to breast cancer screening - often reaching the top ten percent of all health care providers nationally. As one of the nations "Top Hospitals" with an "A" grade for Patient Safety, our dedicated physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals provide care to more than 25,000 patients admitted to our hospital and an additional 750,000 patients through our outpatient clinics. Additional Unit Information: Total # of beds in the unit: 12 PACU, 15 Pre-op, 10 Ambulatory. Nurse to patient ratios 2:1 or 1:1 in PACU – Pre-Op/Ambulatory: 4:1 for all shifts. No Ancillary Staff. Patients range in age mixed from Adults to Geriatrics. Staff works in 8, 10 and 12 hour shifts. Unit patient population: Orthopedic, Urology, Ophthaimology, Head & Neck, Spine, Podiatry, ENT, GYN, Pediatric surgery, Neurosurgery, Prep Open heart cases, ACID and Pacemakers, General surgery. Special Unit Procedures that could cause ethical issues: Depends on what a person considers an ethical issue. Documentation System: Health Connect Electronic Medical Record. Supplemental Staff required to float when necessary. Scrubs can be any color, RN provides their own scrubs.

Required Qualifications

1. 2 years of PACU experience required within the past 3 years 2. ICU experience which includes swans experience as well 3. ACLS/BLS/PALS 4. Experience recovering adult and peds patients

Facility Location

In this playground of palm trees and year-round sunshine, wedged between snow-capped mountains and sun-kissed beaches, Los Angeles beckons with its laid-back attitude, high-energy fun and urban adventures. This bustling city is a great place to indulge in the California lifestyle, catch soft ocean breezes, explore miles of beautiful sandy beaches, shop to your heart’s content and enjoy all that this West Coast metropolis has to offer.

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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