Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) Travel Nursing Jobs and Salary

We know firsthand how big of an impact the post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) travel nurses make in hospitals across the country. The flexibility to work in both outpatient facilities and hospitals is a testament to the profession. PACU nurses monitor and care for patients who undergo anesthesia during surgical procedures and are needed in hospitals across the nation.

With so many new travel opportunities for PACU nurses, you can basically write your own ticket to success. Whether your motivation is to grow your nursing resume, see the country, or simply need a change of pace, the world of travel nursing with American Mobile is an ideal path for you. Our PACU travel nurses often comment that travel nursing allows them to do so many things on their own personal bucket list.

Ultimately, we take the guessing game out of the hiring process and immediately get your name on the desks of the nation’s most highly sought after facilities.

PACU Travel Nurse Salary

How much do PACU travel nurses make? As a PACU travel nurse, you’ll perform the exact same duties, but make anywhere from $2,300 to $2,800 a week. Therefore, on a 13-week assignment, you can earn roughly $37,000. Keep in mind that PACU nurse salaries vary by state and facility, so it’s important to tell your recruiter exactly where you’d like to work and your salary preferences.

The beauty of travel nursing is how much more you can make based on bonuses and your travel expenses getting reimbursed by our team.  Comparatively, in a traditional setting, Salary.com lists an average annual salary in the U.S. of $87,200 for a PACU nurse. 

How Do I Qualify to be a PACU Travel Nurse?

To qualify to work as a PACU travel nurse, an RN must have a nursing degree from an accredited school and have at least ten months of on the job work experience. It’s as simple as that. If you have these minimum requirements, our recruiters are standing by to help you find the assignment you can't wait to take!

We’re Ready to Help!

There’s never been a better time to explore the amazing world of travel nursing. As the leading travel nursing company in the U.S., American Mobile has relationships with the most respected healthcare providers in the nation, giving you the flexibility you need to fulfill any career goal as a PACU travel nurse.

We know you have something special to share with patients, so let’s connect and find the perfect niche for your skills and personal growth.

To find out more about PACU travel nursing jobs, connect with a recruiter by completing the form on the right of this page. We look forward to helping you make your nursing dreams come true.

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*Disclaimer: Wages for PACU travel nursing jobs are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.

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