Travel Nurse PACU RN position in Kansas City, KS

LOCATION: Kansas City, KS
JOB LENGTH: 13 wks
SHIFT: Days - 12 hrs
SCHEDULE: 5:30a-6p
NOTE:  Must have multiple years of hospital PACU Experience (both pre and post) Experience needs to include direct recovery experience in acute care setting, preferably trauma center. Must be familiar with EPIC Electronic Medical Record, have ACLS, procedural experience (preferred). KS License at time of submission

Job Description

We're looking for Post Anesthesia Care Unit RNs for an immediate travel nurse opening in [citSt]. The right RN should have 1-2 years recent acute care experience. Read below for more requirements.

As a PACU RN, you’ll provide observation and care for post-op patients as they recover from surgical anesthesia. PACU Travel Nurses offer a crucial care step between surgery and recovery, and ensure that patients are monitored for any adverse reactions.

As a PACU Travel Nurse, you should be prepared to perform the following tasks:

  • Handle a broad range of patients from pediatrics to adults.
  • Develop individualized care plans based on each patient’s condition.
  • Monitor critical patients for condition changes and report to the physician.
  • Be responsible for determining when patients are recovered and ready to move to a room.
PACU Travel Nurses should be able to stand and walk for long periods of time, as well as bend, lean and stoop without difficulty. RNs should be able to easily lift 20 pounds. Moving or lifting of patients may require lifting of up to 50 pounds at times. Because of the fast-paced environment, Post Anesthesia Care Unit RNs must possess good skills for coping with stress and be able to relate to people of all ages and backgrounds.


We offer all the benefits you need to be successful. Here are just a few of our nurses’ favorites:

  • Each of our travel nurses receives guaranteed pay, with no risk of call-offs due to low hospital census.
  • We cover the costs of all necessary licenses and credentials. When you travel with us, Your Way Is Paid.
  • We offer travel reimbursement of up to $1,000 to get you to your assignment.
  • Start earning paid sick leave from your first shift worked, and use it after 90 days of employment with us.
  • Take advantage of our Easy Stay housing program, company-provided housing that pays like a subsidy.

Our Benefits

Location Information

Famous for its jazz and NASCAR speedways, Kansas City is an oasis of lively entertainment located in the heart of the Midwest. Filled with shopping, restaurants, museums and more, Kansas City is an exciting small city with just about something for everyone. A city that crosses the boundaries of Kansas and Missouri, with a well-rounded variety of activities and high quality of life, Kansas City is experiencing a growth in its population, especially on the Kansas side of the Missouri river. The Kansas City area is home to many major professional teams including Sporting KC, Kansas City T-Bones baseball club, Kansas City Chiefs and Royals, all playing in vibrant and state-of-the-art stadiums. Plus NASCAR racing at Kansas Speedway and a host of parks and lakes, waterparks and exciting events.

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