PACU Nurse Jobs

Postanesthesia Care Unit (PACU) Nurse Jobs

Postanesthesia — or postoperative — care unit (PACU) nurse jobs are on the rise and NursesRx offers an extensive pick of travel PACU nurse jobs throughout the U.S. to meet the increasing need.

PACU nurse jobs from NursesRx are also among the most desirable in the industry. As a company of AMN Healthcare, we have exclusive contracts with elite healthcare facilities throughout the United States. We’re poised to find you the perfect travel assignment as quickly as possible.

Ready to begin your next PACU opportunity? Browse the tabs below for details on PACU nurse salary rates, descriptions of PACU nurse duties and responsibilities, or search medical surgical nurse jobs available from NursesRx now.

PACU nurse jobs involve the monitoring of post-op patients who are recovering a surgical procedure in a hospital or outpatient setting. PACU nurses must oversee vital signs, change bandages, administer necessary medications, assess overall recovery, and educate patients and their families about homecare instructions. Patients typically remain in the PACU anywhere between 30 minutes to several hours or longer.

To be recruited for NursesRx medical surgical nursing jobs, job seekers must have either an RN or bachelor’s degree in nursing, along with at least 1,800 hours of relevant perianesthesia experience.

PACU nurses can make anywhere between $52,000 to $100,000 per year, depending on location, experience and facility. The average national salary seems to hover at $59,000 per year, however.

NursesRx guarantees competitive nurse salaries and an assortment of benefits. Free housing, flexible schedules, qualified expense reimbursement and free liability insurance are standard; you also get comprehensive health, vision, and dental coverage — and the opportunity to keep your insurance for 30 days while you’re between assignments.

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