Post-Anesthesia Care Unit - PACU Nurse - Travel - (PACU RN)

  • 385175
  • Registered Nurse
  • 4/16/2018
  • 140 Academy Street
  • Presque Isle, ME
  • 8 D
  • ASAP
  • Temporary
  • $39.00 - $42.00*
  • *Combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements, excluding housing.

Job Description & Requirements

Post-Anesthesia Care Unit - PACU Nurse - Travel - (PACU RN)

The DSU nurse provides direct care to patients across the lifespan who are recovering from various levels of consciousness as a result of local, regional or general sedation. Assignments include, but are not limited to, PAT Visit, Pre-Op & Post-Op of interventional radiology, infusions, GI procedures, bronchoscopy, cardiovascular procedures, pain clinic, and surgical procedures; as well as, functioning in a circulator and/or assist role during minor, GI, and bronchoscopy procedures. Due to the possibility of rapid changes in a patient's physiological condition, DSU RNs are required to administer diligent care via monitoring, intervention, and frequent routine reassessment. In response to patient needs the nurse may provide mild sedation and administer medications per protocols, ACLS/PALS/PEARS guidelines and physician orders. DSU nurses must demonstrate an ability to cope with extreme emergency situations while displaying calm, and demonstrate recognition of the value and dignity of the individual without regard to the nature of illness or the circumstances. They address the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care related to the procedural environment. The nurse must demonstrate strong communication skills with a multidisciplinary team approach; it is imperative to maintain effective communication with providers and the anesthesia team about patient conditions and receiving direction for patient management. DSU nurses function as a patient advocate and act as a liaison between patient, family, and procedural providers to ensure a smooth transition throughout their entire operative experience.

Required Qualifications


Preferred Qualifications

Post Anesthesia, Critical Care, or Emergency experience preferred. ME or compact lic in hand

Facility Location

Presque Isle is the largest town in Maine’s northernmost county and the starting point for the world’s largest scale model of the solar system. The Double Eagle II in 1978, a hot air balloon took off from Presque Ile and landed roughly 137 hours later in Misery, France, making it the first hot air balloon to cross the Atlantic. Maine is famous for its restaurants and outdoor sports such as snowmobiles, fishing, hunting and mountain biking.

Job Benefits

At American Mobile Healthcare we take care of our travelers! We offer:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Free, quality, private housing
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k) and Flex Spending
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident and Short-term Disability Coverage
  • Free Continuing Education
  • Refer a friend and earn extra cash!

About the Company

Since its inception in 1985, American Mobile Healthcare has set the highest standards in professional recruitment for the travel healthcare industry. Our professional staffing team offers unparalleled customer service and industry commitment, as well as top pay and benefits. American Mobile Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply

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