Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) nurses are integral to postoperative care. PACU nurses care for patients after surgery and must demonstrate advanced knowledge of anesthesiology. Common job duties include:
Since 1996, PPR has been providing travel nursing professionals just like you with great employment experiences and dynamic career opportunities across the nation. In our 20+ years providing high paying travel nurse jobs, we’ve perfected our customer experience. With an industry-leading benefits package and tenured recruiters who are passionate, empathetic and value-oriented we’ve built a community more than a company.
At PPR we’re always looking for ways to provide a better experience for our travel nurses. Looking to maximize your compensation? PPR offers expanded hours for PACU assignments as well as the option to travel with a team or family members (furry or not).
According to several sources, including the BLS, PACU staff RNs earn $79,310 per year. These estimates above are median incomes based on 2016 BLS surveys. On top of these pay rates there's a lot of additional earning potential in the form of bonuses, travel nursing pay, and much more. PACU RNs can find ambitious travel positions available with PPR in ma including California, Oregon, Wisconsin, and New York,
We've compiled data from several trusted salary information sources such as the Bureau of Labor Statistics, GlassDoor, Payscale, and Indeed.com.
There's an exciting future ahead for PACU RNs, especially for those in the travel nursing industry. You can have an exciting career as a PACU registered nurse in a traveling career. Based on data collected from several sources in 2016, including the BLS, it is estimated that job openings for Registered Nurses are expected to grow by 15 percent between 2016 to 2026. The BLS also claims that nurses rank number one in most annual job openings among all occupations requiring a minimum of an associates degree. That means that there are over 100,000 jobs for RNs opening every year! With record numbers of applicants, record high demand and an estimated average salary increase, the future is bright for PACU travel nurses looking for travel opportunities.
Nursing in itself is extremely rewarding, but if you've found yourself craving a tad more adventure than your everyday perm job, PACU travel nursing may just be what you're looking for in your next job. PACU travel nurse jobs span from coast to coast and almost everywhere in between granting those with a lust for endless opportunities. The first step to landing your dream PACU travel nurse job is knowing where to apply, and where the demand is high so is the likelihood of being placed. Check out the states with high demand for PACU RNs.
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