If you'd like your next travel contract to be in an exciting city with loads of culture that also gives opportunities to explore the outdoors, consider heading to America's capital, Washington, DC. DC is famous for its many monuments, memorials, and museums, and over 20% of the city is covered in park land. Even more, Washington D.C. has a vibrant nightlife. There is something for every type of travel nurse in DC. Washington, DC has tons of must-stops. When you have some time away from your travel assignment, go exploring in the National Mall. The two miles of land sits between the Capitol Building, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, and White House. You can also go to the famous Smithsonian Museums. There's much more to DC than the national monuments. Even in a large city, the outdoor enthusiast will have plenty of places to go. Rock Creek Park, for example, is filled with hills and trails perfect for biking, running, or hiking. You can also rent a boat and go kayaking or sailing in the river. There is always some sort of celebration going on in Washington, DC. During Passport D.C., for example, you can go into any of the embassies on Embassy Row to get a taste of that particular country. During warmer months, there are outdoor movies projected every week at different locations, sometimes outside the Capitol Building. The opportunities for exploration are endless in DC, and that's just the type of thing a hard-working travel nurse needs. Give Nurses PRN a call when you're ready to see it for yourself!
The PACU Registered nurse will be responsible for the daily care of patients that have just went through anesthesia during a medical procedure. Post Anesthetic Care Unit RNs care for a wide variety of patients, from children to adults and play an vital role in the recovery of the patient.
As a PACU Nurse your responsibilities consist of:
- Assess the health of the patient and administer medications as needed.
- Assisting patients with personal needs right after their medical procedure as they are brought back to consciousness.
- Monitor the vitals of the patient and make sure that no complications arise.
- Care for the patients surgical wounds and change dressings when needed.
One year of experience as a Post Anesthetic Care Unit Nurse within the past two years.
- Active RN License in good standing.
- Up to date Basic Life Support from American Heart Association.
- Must pass pre-employment drug screen.