Travel Registered Nurse | Asheville, North Carolina | PACU | 2021
EXTENSION TRAVEL RN - PACU(704)
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 North Carolina
If you're hankering for a destination that offers beautiful coastlines, beautiful mountain ranges, wine country and breweries, big bustling cities and quaint small towns; then North Carolina should be on the books for your next travel healthcare job.
Travel nursing jobs in North Carolina can land you in one of those bustling cities and giving you the opportunity to experience the richness this state has to offer in your down time. Head to the coastline and watch the wild mustangs grazing the beach grasses on the Currituck Outer Banks, or visit Cape Lookout Lighthouse for wide-reaching vistas, or rent a kayak and explore the waters at Topsail Beach.
Nature-loving travel nurses in North Carolina can visit the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh or explore the beautiful Pilot Mountain State Park. Go rock climbing at Ship Rock in High Country or go camping under the starry sky at Grandfather Mountain.
North Carolina's travel nurses won't want to miss the drive of "Blue Ridge Parkway": a long drive that winds around and through the Appalachian Mountains. It boasts gorgeous views through the mountains. Planning stops along the way for hiking, biking, and even concert events (depending on the season) is a great way to get the most out of this great road trip opportunity.
North Carolina travel nurse pay varies depending on your specialty and the community you want to work in. Teaming up with Elite Specialty Staffing to enjoy their great benefits is the way to go in order to maximize your income potential.
Resources for North Carolina Travel Nurses
If you are considering taking a travel nursing job in North Carolina, be sure that all your registered nursing licenses and credentials are up to date. Check out the North Carolina Board of Nursing's website for further information about the nursing regulations in the state of North Carolina.
Work with Elite Specialty Staffing to Enjoy Lucrative Travel Nursing Benefits:
- High Pay and Bonuses
- Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
- Generous Housing Allowance
- Tax Advantage Plan
- Weekly Payroll Deposit
- Free Online CEUs
- Traveler Rewards and Discounts
- Travel and Licensure Reimbursements