RN - PACU

Location: Columbia, MO

Type of Job: Travel or Local Contract

Job Description

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

Responsibilities

As a PACU Registered nurse your duties consist of:
  • Assess the health of the patient and administer medications as needed.
  • Assisting patients with personal needs directly after their medical procedure as they are brought back to consciousness.
  • Monitor the patient's vitals and ensure that no complications are found.
  • Take care of the patients post operation wounds and change bandages when needed.

Requirements

One year of experience as a PACU RN within the past two years.
  • Active RN License in good standing.
  • Current Basic Life Support through American Heart Association.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen.

Benefits

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

Columbia, MO

Missouri is the Show Me state and it truly has a lot of things to show you. While on nursing assignment you'll be able to enjoy a variety of outdoor activities as well as festivals, museums and ice cream cones, where they were first invented. You're time in Missouri starts at the Gateway Arch, where millions of people visit each year. If you need a bit of entertainment there's no place like Branson. They feature something for all ages from theaters, to museums, and even lakes for fishing. 

Speaking of fishing, Missouri is also known for their outdoor activities. They have lots of great places to fish, trails for biking, or even some beautiful courses for golfing. After your outdoor activities are over you can visit the historic brew house at the Anheuser-Busch brewery. They even let you visit the famous Clydesdale stables, and best of all the tour is free. If you love sports, Missouri features several different sports teams in a variety of sports. You can watch the St Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Royals, and St Louis Rams to just name a few.

Nurses, if you're looking to visit some events, then you'll have a lot of fun in Missouri. If you love fishing there's no better place to be for the opening day of trout season. It attracts thousands of anglers every year who stand shoulder-to-shoulder along the banks of the Niangua River. If you want a family friendly activity than the Missouri State Fair is the place to be. It's been going on since 1901 and attracts thousands of families in August for its 11 days of events. They feature everything from entertainment to livestock shows to more traditional events that families have been enjoying for a long time. If you're in the mood for some BBQ then the American Royal BBQ Contest, held in Kansas City, is the place to get it. Started in 1980, this contest has grown to now spread over 20 acres and features 500 teams competing in four culinary contests. You could say it's the World Series of Barbecue. 

Don't worry nurses, Missouri will not dissapoint. If you take your next nursing job in the state, you are sure to be entertained and well fed. During your free time you can enjoy museums, theaters, sports, fairs, and hopefully some delicious BBQ. Call us now to find out what positions are available in your specialty. Soon you will be able to see what Missouri has to show you.

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Licensing: Compact / Walk Through.
Licensing Board: http://pr.mo.gov/nursing.asp