Registered Nurse, PACU Hospital

Job Summary

Nationalhcs is seeking Registered Nurse (RN) candidates with PreOP/PACU experience for a hospital in Cary, NC.


  • 13-week Renewable assignments
  • 4 days per week
  • 12-hour shifts
    • 11a-11:30p
    • 1p-1:30a
  • Must be willing to be on-call for one 4-hour shift per week overnight
  • Need to be able to work Pre-op or PACU

Description of Work

  • Act as a patient advocate, providing continuity of care designed to meet individual patient needs through collaboration with other members of the healthcare tea and supporting the objectives of the facility
  • Assess the needs of individual patients including, but not limited to adult, pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients
  • Perform assessment/data collection in an ongoing and systematic manner focusing on physiologic, psychological, and cognitive status
  • Formulate a goal-directed plan of care, which is prioritized and based on determined nursing diagnosis and patient outcomes
  • Implement care in a knowledgeable, skilled, consistent manner in reaching the desired patient outcomes through nursing procedures
  • Establish priorities of patient care based on essential patient needs and available center resources of time, personnel, equipment, and supplies
  • Perform efficiently in emergency patient situations following established protocols, remaining calm, informing appropriate persons and documenting events
  • Demonstrate applied knowledge base in areas of medical/surgical patient care, pain assessment, and actions of pharmaceuticals and anesthetic agents, laboratory values, safety, and legal issues, and all emergency equipment
  • Practice effective problem identification and resolution skills as a method of sound decision making
  • Perform documentation duties on the floor and in the patient record which is timely, accurate, and concise
  • Work as part of a team in delivering patient care


  • Degree from an accredited nursing program
  • Active/Clear RN licensure in the state of North Carolina
  • Post-anesthesia Nursing Certification
  • Minimum 2-years work experience as a staff nurse
  • Active/Clear BLS (American Heart Association)
  • Active/Clear ACLS (American Heart Association)
  • Experience working with electronic medical records, email, and computer literate
  • Successful completion of competency testing, drug screening, background check, physical exam, immunizations, and other Nationalhcs screening/application requirements
  • Successful completion of other client/facility screening/application requirements


  • Excellent pay
  • Weekly payroll
  • Direct deposit
  • Employee benefits: 401-K, Vacation, Healthcare, Dental
  • Referral Program
  • Bonus opportunities throughout the year
  • Ask your Talent Acquisition Specialist for additional benefits and further details