RN - PACU

Location: Aurora, CO

Type of Job: Travel or Local Contract

Job Description

The Post Anesthetic Care Unit RN will be responsible for the daily care of patients that have just undergone anesthesia during a medical procedure. PACU Registered nurses care for a wide variety of patients, from children to adults and play an crucial role in the patient's recovery.

Responsibilities

As a PACU Nurse your responsibilities consist of:
  • Assess the health of the patient and give medications as needed.
  • Assisting patients with personal needs right after their medical procedure as they are brought back to consciousness.
  • Watch the vitals of the patient and make certain that no complications arise.
  • Care for the patients post operation wounds and replace bandages when necessary.

Requirements

One year of experience as a PACU RN within the past two years.
  • Current Nursing License in good standing.
  • Up to date Basic Life Support from American Heart Association.
  • Negative Drug Screen.

Benefits

  • Weekly Pay
  • Direct Deposit
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • AFLAC
  • Referral Bonus
  • Renewal Bonus
  • 401-K
  • Joint Commission Certified

Aurora, CO

Denver is the fastest growing city in the United States for the same reasons that it's a great place for a travel nursing contract. It combines natural beauty and outdoor recreation with all of the culture and excitement that comes with being in the largest city in the Rocky Mountains.

With the amount of art galleries, museums, and parks throughout the city, Denver is a great place to soak up some culture. From the Denver Art Museum to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, there is something to strike the interest of any travel RN.

Denver locals are known for being active, and the city caters to that. If you like to spend time outdoors while on a travel contract, you can venture into the nearby Rocky Mountains for skiing, snowboarding or hiking, or you can stay in the city and go to one of the many parks. City Park, for instance, has lakes, a golf course, and the Denver Zoo. 

When you get a break from your travel contract in Denver, you will have plenty of excuses to grab your nurse friends and explore. Try whitewater rafting, tour one of the many breweries in the city, or go cheer on one of Denver's professional sports teams. If you're ready to make the trip to the "Mile-High City," give Nurses PRN a call!

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Licensing: Compact / Walk Through.
Licensing Board: http://www.dora.state.co.us/nursing/