Location: Danville, PA

Type of Job: Travel or Local Contract

Job Description

The Post Anesthetic Care Unit Registered nurse is responsible for the day to day care of patients that have just undergone anesthesia during a medical procedure. Post Anesthetic Care Unit Registered nurses care for a wide variety of patients, from children to adults and play an important role in the recovery of the patient.


As a Post Anesthetic Care Unit Registered nurse your responsibilities consist of:
  • Review the health of the patient and administer medications as needed.
  • Assisting patients with personal needs immediately after their procedure as they are guided back to consciousness.
  • Monitor the vitals of the patient and make sure that no complications are found.
  • Care for the patients post-op wounds and change bandages as necessary.


One year of experience as a Post Anesthetic Care Unit Registered nurse within the past two years.
  • Active Nursing License in good standing.
  • Current Basic Life Support from American Heart Association.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen.


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

Danville, PA
Nurses, if you haven't yet traveled to Pennsylvania - now is your time. The state has a historically rich past - it is home to the Liberty Bell, the signing of the Declaration of Independence, and the first all-motion picture theater - to name a few.  While you are on assignment in this great state, take the time to enjoy the sights.  There is a lot to see and learn while you are away from the hospital. 
If you are a history buff, you must take the time to enjoy at least one of the following museums: State Museum of Pennsylvania, Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Museum of Art or The Franklin Institute.  You can easily spend an afternoon in one of these museums learning and discovering new historical facts.  However, if you prefer to spend your free time outdoors - Pennsylvania can proudly host you in its landscape.  
Travel nurses love to experience the views of "Brady's Bend Overlook", "Beartown Rocks" and "Brooks Run Fire Tower" - you will be left in awe of the beauty. In fact, you need to bring a camera to capture the beauty.  Enjoy the time hiking the gorgeous landscape or experience "Dent's Run Elk Viewing Area".  This is the most popular site for elk viewing in Pennsylvania; in fact, the state is home to the largest free-roaming elk herd in the Northeast.  Nurse’s rave about the experience - seeing the incredible animal in its natural environment will leave you with a great appreciation for wildlife. After a day filled with hiking and Elk viewing, relax at one of the many local restaurants.  
One of the best things about being a travel nurse is experiencing not only the local sights, but the new restaurants. Pennsylvania will not disappoint your taste buds. We must recommend a few spots for you to check out while on your nursing assignment.  If you are looking for a place that treats you like family - Alla Famiglia is your spot.  It is located in the great city of Pittsburg - it is known for the most incredible food in the state.  Another restaurant to try is Tony Luke's - "No one knows Cheesesteaks like Tony", you know if that is there tagline it ought to be good!  This spot is located right in Philadelphia - it is recommended that you try signature cheesesteak dish.  Is your mouth watering yet?
Whether you are a history buff, outdoors person or prefer to relax after a day at the hospital - you will find whatever you are looking for and then some!  Travel nurses love getting an assignment in Pennsylvania, check it out and see what all the fuss is about!  We are ready to help you find the perfect nursing position in this great state.   Call us now to find out what positions are available in your specialty. Let Nurses PRN and Pennsylvania be your new home.
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