HP will report to PACU to assist with boarding and be floated to ICU as needed Unit Information: Total # of beds in the unit: 12 PACU, 15 Pre-op, 10 Ambulatory. Nurse to patient ratios 2:1 or 1:1 in PACU – Pre-Op/Ambulatory: 4:1 for all shifts. No Ancillary Staff. Patients range in age mixed from Adults to Geriatrics. Staff works in 8, 10 and 12 hour shifts. Unit patient population: Orthopedic, Urology, Ophthaimology, Head & Neck, Spine, Podiatry, ENT, GYN, Pediatric surgery, Neurosurgery, Prep Open heart cases, ACID and Pacemakers, General surgery. Special Unit Procedures that could cause ethical issues: Depends on what a person considers an ethical issue. Documentation System: Health Connect Electronic Medical Record. Supplemental Staff required to float when necessary. Scrubs RN provides their own blue or green scrubs.
1. 2 years of PACU experience required within the past 3 years 2. ICU experience which includes swans experience as well 3. ACLS/BLS/PALS 4. Experience boarding adult and peds patients
Boarding in the PACU
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Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:
- Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
- Medical plans with dental and vision
- Complimentary, high-quality private housing
- 401(k) and flex spending options
- Life insurance
- Accident and short-term disability coverage
- Free continuing education (CE) courses
- Travel allowances
- Guaranteed pay program
- Tuition discount program
- Referral bonuses
Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers “onward and upward.“ Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation's top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.