High-Paying Travel Nursing Jobs for Post Anesthesia Care Unit specialists | 2021

Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) Travel Nursing Jobs

Nurses who work in post-anesthesia care units (PACUs) play a vital role for patients who are recovering from surgery. If you work as a PACU nurse, your job involves delivering critical care to patients who are in the post-anesthesia care unit. PACU travel nurses provide care to patients who are recovering from local, regional, or general anesthesia. Nurses who work in PACU are in charge of frequently monitoring patient vital signs and providing measures to increase the comfortability of patients as they recover from the effects of anesthesia.

If you are interested in travel nursing assignments in PACU, understand that you will be able to use your skills to greatly enhance the lives of others. Your clinical competence during this dire time in a patient’s life is critical to their care, outcome, and recovery. In fact, PACU nurses are also referred to as “recovery nurses” for this very reason. These nurses should be pros when it comes to critical thinking and making a quick and accurate nursing diagnosis

Because there is such a need for PACU registered nurses nationwide, travel nurses who work in PACU will be able to find locations and assignments available that suit a variety of interests. When you decide to work with Elite Specialty Staffing for your next travel nursing assignment, our recruiters will carefully match you with PACU travel nurse jobs that are in line with your clinical experience, location preference, travel interest, and even your career goals. Our extensive history of placing nurses on travel assignments gives us the advantage of exclusive offers and advanced notification of travel PACU travel nursing jobs nationwide. Call us today at 208-378-1338.

Job Skills / Requirements for PACU Travel Nurses:

  • Valid BLS and ACLS from the American Heart Association
  • A valid professional license within the state of practice
  • A Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) credential from the American Heart Association is recommended and may be required for specific registered nurses and travel nurse positions
  • Other specialty-related certifications are preferred and may be required for specific positions
  • Proof of right to work in the United States
  • Experience as a PACU nurse in a hospital setting

PACU Travel Nurse Salary and Job Outlook

Registered nurses who work on post-anesthesia care units are critical caregivers and you will find them at various clinic sites that provide surgical services, including hospitals and outpatient surgery centers. Because of this, there is a great need for PACU travel nurses nationwide.

PACU RNs need to be advanced with their knowledge of anesthesia and able to carefully monitor patients for stability and complications. These skills are in high demand and command a generous salary depending on the specific nurses’ skills, certifications, and location. Nonetheless, PACU travel nurse pay is competitive and at the higher end of the spectrum for travel nurses.

Elite Specialty Staffing also offers referral bonuses and other incentives that can further increase pay. PACU travel nurses who work with Elite Specialty Staffing can choose to take free, private, luxurious housing, or a generous housing subsidy. When you work as a PACU travel nurse with Elite Specialty Staffing, you will gain all the lucrative travel nursing benefits we offer. Apply today!

 

Nursing jobs for Post Anesthesia Care Unit specialists

Travel Registered Nurse | PACU

Fredericksburg , Virginia

Jan 1st
N/A - 6:45 AM

Gross weekly pay

$1,658.60

Hourly Rate

$18.00

Travel Registered Nurse | PACU

Fort Worth , Texas

Mar 10th
N/A - 10:30 AM

Gross weekly pay

$1,658.60

Hourly Rate

$18.00

Travel Registered Nurse | PACU

Las Vegas , Nevada

Mar 13th
N/A - 9:00 AM

Travel Registered Nurse | PACU

Richmond , Virginia

Mar 13th
N/A - 7:00 AM

Gross weekly pay

$3,282.65

Hourly Rate

$32.37

Travel Registered Nurse | PACU

Los Angeles , California

Mar 18th
Days; 7:30a-12p

Gross weekly pay

$2,461.99

Hourly Rate

$20.36

Travel Registered Nurse | PACU

Los Angeles , California

Mar 18th
Nights; 7p-7a

Gross weekly pay

$3,145.88

Hourly Rate

$20.77

Travel Registered Nurse | PACU

Santa Clara , California

Mar 18th
Evenings; 3p-11:30p

Travel Registered Nurse | PACU

Ridgecrest , California

Mar 18th
10 hour Day shift. Some callback. Overtime will be paid for any hours worked over forty in a Sun-Sat work week

Travel Registered Nurse | PACU

Fort Bragg , California

Mar 18th
8 hour days with on call rotation

Travel Registered Nurse | OR | PACU

King City , California

Mar 18th
8 Hr Days- 700am - 330pm as caseload dictates

Travel Registered Nurse | PACU | ENDO | OR

Bethel , Alaska

Mar 18th
Days/Nights

Travel Registered Nurse | PACU | OR | ENDO

Bethel , Alaska

Mar 18th
Days/Nights

Travel Registered Nurse | PACU

Fort Bragg , California

Mar 18th
8 hour days with on call rotation

Travel Registered Nurse | PACU | OR

Estes Park , Colorado

Mar 18th
Days - CALL REQUIRED

Gross weekly pay

$1,805.46

Hourly Rate

$18.00

Travel Registered Nurse | PACU

Tallahassee , Florida

Mar 18th
N/A - 8:00 AM

Travel Registered Nurse | PACU

Blacksburg , Virginia

Mar 18th
N/A - 7:00 AM

Travel Registered Nurse | PACU

Jacksonville , Florida

Mar 18th
N/A - 9:30 AM