The PACU RN will be responsible for the daily care of patients that have just undergone anesthesia during a procedures. Post Anesthetic Care Unit Nurses take care of a wide variety of patients, from children to adults and play an vital role in the patient's recovery.
As a Post Anesthetic Care Unit RN your responsibilities consist of:
Analyze the health of the patient and administer medications as necessary.
Assisting patients with personal needs right after their procedure as they are guided back to consciousness.
Watch the patient's vitals and make certain that no complications are found.
Take care of the patients surgical wounds and replace bandages as needed.
One year of experience as a PACU Registered nurse within the past two years.
Active Nursing License in good standing.
Up to date Basic Life Support from American Heart Association.
Must pass pre-employment drug screen.
North Carolina is a quintessentially southern state with fantastic beaches, majestic mountains, plenty of culture, history and fun all over. Enjoy the city life in Charlotte or one of the other exciting cities and then get away from it all one weekend with a trip to the Great Smokey Mountain National Park and the next week take a dip in the clear blue Atlantic and get a tan on the beach. Registered nurses can have it all in North Carolina.
Sun, sand, surf and relaxation are always close by in North Carolina. The coast and 300 miles of barrier island beaches have everything registered nurses need to play and recharge. Enjoy fresh caught seafood right off the boat then shop until you drop in the great shopping districts. Later play a round of golf or visit a spa or winery.
The mountains of western North Carolina are famous for their waterfalls that draw hikers and photographers from across the country. The Great Smokey Mountains, the Appalachian Trail and the Blue Ridge Parkway are all found in western NC too. And don't miss the scenic coastal beauty on the Outer Banks where you'll find lighthouses and wild horses.
Make your next 13 week travel nursing assignment one you'll never forget with an assignment in the great state of North Carolina!
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