Do you love variety? Then you'll love taking on a travel nursing contract in California. It's the Golden State, but it also goes by many names such as the Land of Milk and Honey, the El Dorado State, and even the Grape State. There's no doubt that there's something for each and every nurse, ready for a new adventure! California has beautiful weather perfect for hiking on Mount Whitney, the highest peak in the lower 48 states, surfing or just relaxing on its endless supply of beaches. Any nurses that love wine? You will be in heaven visiting Sonoma and Napa counties widely known for their vineyards. If you're into shopping, California boasts some of the best spots for shopping in the entire country. Sports fans will also love the variety of sports teams to cheer on. From the Los Angeles Lakers, to the Los Angeles Dodgers, and the San Diego Chargers, and that's just to name a few.
If you're a nurse that loves the excitement of attending events, festivals and live music shows - California even offers a huge array of events suitable for any taste! The Cherry Blossom Festival held in Japantown attracts more than 200,000 people. This Japanese American community event highlights Japanese culture and features traditional Japanese cuisine complete with cooking demonstrations, an arts and crafts fair, even entertainment stages highlighting classical and folk music, martial artists, Taiko drummers and much more. You can even try the Bay to Breakers 12 K, which is one of the world's largest and oldest foot races. During the winter months, Half Moon Bay, hosts the Mavericks Big Wave Surf Competition, which attracts the best big-wave surfers from around the world.
Your visit while on a nursing assignment wouldn't be complete without visiting Hollywood, and maybe seeing a star or two like Leonardo DiCaprio, who was born in California. Also, if you're in San Francisco don't forget to take a ride on a cable car, which people have been riding since 1873.
California literally has it all.. From the bright lights of Hollywood, to the scenic hikes on Mount Whitney - once you are there, you won't want to leave! Call us now to find out what nursing positions are available in your specialty. Experience all that Nurses PRN and the joys of California can bring you!
The PACU Nurse is responsible for the day to day care of patients that have just went through anesthesia during a procedure. PACU Nurses take care of all types of patients, from adults to children and play a vital role in the recovery of the patient.
As a PACU Nurse your duties include:
- Analyze the health of the patient and give medications as necessary.
- Helping patients with personal needs directly after their medical procedure as they are brought back to consciousness.
- Watch the vitals of the patient and make sure that no complications come up.
- Take care of the patient’s post-op wounds and replace dressings as needed.
One year of experience as a PACU Nurse within the past two years.
- Active Nursing License in good standing.
- Current Basic Life Support through American Heart Association.
- Negative Drug Screen.