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

Recruiter
The Execu|Search Group
Location
Yonkers
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 13, 2017
Closes
Aug 14, 2017
Industry
Service
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

About the Opportunity A New York City-based medical facility is looking to fill an immediate need on their Post-Anesthesia Care Unit ( PACU ) with the addition of a new licensed Registered Nurse (RN). In this role, the Post-Anesthesia Care Unit Nurse ( PACU RN) will be aring for patients after surgery. Local and Travel Nurses (RNs) are welcome to apply! Company Description Medical Facility Job Description The Post-Anesthesia Care Unit Nurse ( PACU RN) will: * Stay informed on the patient's post-surgery condition and any complications that may have arisen * Assess the patient, including checking vital signs, pain, the site of incision, and temperature and respiration * Change of dressings and turning patients * Breathe exercises and pain management Required Skills * 1+ year of experience within an Post-Anesthesia Care Unit ( PACU ) and/or Critical Care setting * BSN * Active New York State Registered Nurse license * BLS , ACLS and PALS certifications * Thorough knowledge of Pain Medication * Familiar with Anesthesiology * Solid assessment, clinical, and documentation skills * Patient oriented * Great interpersonal skills * Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) * Strong attention to detail * Highly organized