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Job Title: RN PACU

Location: Washington, DC

Duration: 03+ Months (Possible Extension)

Schedule: Day Shift (05*08) (5 on call shifts per 8 weeks) (Variable start time)

Job Summary:

Monitor post-operative patients' levels of recovery and consciousness from anesthesia and provide updates to the medical team as needed.

Obtain and record patients' vital signs.

Observe patients for signs of side effects of anesthesia medication.

Treat pain, nausea, and other post-operative symptoms of anesthesia and administer medication as prescribed.

Update charting (EMR), patient files, and medical records.

Educate patients and their families on post-surgery care and answer any questions.