Travel Registered Nurse | North Platte, Nebraska | PACU | 2021
NE - RN PACU Pre-Op
Post Anesthesia Care Unit
Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) Travel Nurses
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 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:
- 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!
Travel Nursing Jobs in Nebraska
Wide open spaces. Friendly people. Snowy white Christmases. Hot, sunny summers. Nebraska is a place where you can have a slower simple life. Travel nursing jobs in Nebraska can be found in both rural and urban settings. The entire state’s population is a bit under two million, so there are many small towns and villages spread out with Omaha, Lincoln, and Papillion being the major go-to cities.
Travel nurses in Nebraska quickly become Cornhusker converts during college football season. The stadium is routinely sold-out at over 90,000 fans and the bars across the state all tune in for the games. Pour some tomato juice in your beer, paint a big red N on your shirt and you are in!
Nebraska travel nurses can enjoy the world-famous Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha. People love this zoo because of its size. The animals here appear happy and healthy, because they have so much room to roam. The zoo has a tram, a train, and a “skyfari” to give your feet a break from time to time.
History and geology buffs enjoy visiting the Toadstool Geologic Park to see beautiful natural rock formations, and the Ashfall Fossil Beds Historical State Park and Agate Fossil Beds National Monument to see real fossils! Hike the trails until the sun sets at the beautiful Scotts Bluff National Park. On the hot summer days, cool off at Lake McConaughy with its clean, white, sandy beaches and “good time” vibes.
Go on some road trips while you’re working a travel nursing assignment in this state. Nebraska is so big and has so much space, that there are some really beautiful landscapes to see that cover a lot of mileage. Nebraska has nine scenic by-ways. They are a great way to see the wild beauty and learn more about the Cornhusker State.
Nebraska consistently ranks high in economic opportunities and affordability. You combine that with Nebraska travel nurse pay and Elite Specialty Staffing benefits and you can settle in and enjoy this state if you choose a travel healthcare job here.
Resources for Nebraska Travel Nurses
If you are considering taking a travel nursing job in Nebraska, be sure that all your registered nursing licenses and credentials are up to date. Check out the Nebraska Board of Nursing’s website for further information about the nursing regulations in the state of Nebraska.
Work with Elite Specialty Staffing to Enjoy Lucrative Travel Nursing Benefits:
- High Pay and Bonuses
- Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance from Day One
- Free Private Housing or Generous Housing Allowance
- Tax Advantage Plan
- Weekly Payroll Deposit
- Free Online CEUs
- 401(k) Plans
- Traveler Rewards and Discounts
- Travel and Licensure Reimbursements