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Maxim Healthcare Staffing RN | PACU in Milton, Massachusetts

Maxim Healthcare Staffing is looking to hire a Post A nesthesia Care Unit( PACU) Register Nurse (RN) who will demonstrate critical thinking skills, scientific judgement, and leadership in planning for the care of a Patient. PACU RN is responsible for the planning, directing, and provision of nursing care to patients.

Position: PACU RN

Location: Milton, MA

Schedule:4 -10 Hour Shifts. alternating 8a, 10a 12p starts.

Duration: 13 Weeks

Compensation: $3,533/weekly travel pay

Requirements: COVID Vaccine, Must have ACLS/PALS

Responsibilities

  • Coordinates patient care. Communicates with surgeon and anesthesiologist continuously as needed about patient conditions; receives direction for patient management. Intercedes to maintain optimum homeostasis.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of preoperative factors that alter immediate postoperative phase. Utilizes nursing procedures as a media for communication and interaction with patient.

  • Identifies physical symptoms/changes and takes appropriate action in a timely manner.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of airway management and procedures and the ability to use the equipment. Demonstrates ability to assess cardio-respiratory systems for changes and provide appropriate treatment.

  • Observes behavioral and physiologic changes due to medications; takes appropriate action and documents. Adjusts and acts upon expectations of patient's behavior according to the effect medication has on the patient. Follows the five medication rights and reduces potential for medication errors.

  • Demonstrates ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Uses appropriate pain management techniques.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of anesthetic drugs, actions and side effects. Demonstrates knowledge of arterial lines, central lines, spinal/epidural catheters and how to document.

  • Carries out medical/surgical asepsis during treatments and special procedures. Carries out established techniques for safe administration of medications and parenteral fluids, according to hospital policy and procedure. Carries out safety measures to prevent patient from harming self or others.

  • Provides explanations and teaching to patient/family, as necessary. Protects patient's sensitivities and right to privacy; maintains confidentiality at all times.

  • Treats patients and families with dignity and respect. Maintains confidentiality at all times with patients, medical staff and co-workers.

  • Completes work in acceptable time frame and in a way that is productive and effective. Willing to take on new work routines/methods. Demonstrates flexibility. Meets and practices facility's performance standards.

  • Other Post Anesthesia (PACU) Registered Nurse (RN) duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Active Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the state in which the Registered Nurse (RN) practices.

  • Current TB test or x-ray.

  • Prefer at least 1 year of Post Anesthesia (PACU) Registered Nurse (RN) experience.

  • Current BLS card.

  • Must pass all Maxim screening exams

  • ACLS and PALS certification per Post Anesthesia (PACU) Registered Nurse (RN) contract requirements.

  • Must pass criminal background screening.

  • Physical exam per state or Post Anesthesia (PACU) Registered Nurse (RN) contract requirements.

    Benefits

At Maxim Healthcare Staffing, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • 401(k) savings plan

  • Awards and recognition programs

    *Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

    About Maxim Healthcare Staffing

Maxim Healthcare Staffing has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxim's commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.

Maxim Healthcare Staffing is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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