Post Anesthesia Care Unit Registered Nurse / PACU RN


San Diego, CA

Industry: Healthcare


Less than 5 years

Posted 34 days ago

  by    Nina Mathews

?We are looking for Post Anesthesia Care Unit Registered Nurse / PACU RN for our client in San Diego, CA

Job Title: Post Anesthesia Care Unit Registered Nurse / PACU RN

Job Location: San Diego, CA

Job Type: Contract?? 12 Months

Job Description:



  • Required: CA RN license.
  • BLS/CPR (AHA).
  • PALS (AHA).
  • Critical Care experience 
  • Prefer 1 year Pediatric PACU experience, but will take adult PACU with Pediatric experience.
  • 2 years travelexperience.
  • Possible standby/on-call; based on department needs.




  • PACU 38 beds (pre Op 16) NP Ratio 1:1-2; D/C area 1:3-4. Airway mgmt/vents/extubation/pain control/ cardiac monitoring/fluid and electrolyte mgtmt/discharge instructions. 
  • All RN staff. Shifts flexible/possible on call. 
  • Functions at the Standard Level of nursing practice. 
  • Responsible for independently applying the nursing process through the assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and documentation of pediatric patient care. 
  • Selects and administers the appropriate care taking into consideration the age and developmental level and size of the patient. 
  • Provides a caring relationship that facilitates health and healing. Should be able to identify own limitations and seek resources as needed. 




  • Standards of Care.
  • Clinical Skills and Judgment.
  • Caring Practices. 
  • Facilitator of Learning/Clinical Inquiry.
  • Advocacy/Moral Agency/Response to Diversity.
  • Collaboration and Communication.
  • Systems Thinking School Education · Associate's Degree (Minimum) · Bachelor's Degree (Preferred) Area of Study · Area of Study in a Field Related to the Position.