RN Registered Nurse – Pre-Operative (Pre-OP Nursing, PACU)

Houston, TX

Posted: 09/21/2023 Employment Type: Full-Time/Part-Time Industry: Health Care, Nurse, Other Job Number: Houston 23 Pay Rate: Starting at $43.00

Job Description

RN Registered Nurse – Pre-Operative (Pre-OP Nursing, PACU)


Job Description


Pre-Op RNs, (PACU) are you looking for a staffing organization that can get you the assignments that you truly want? This is your chance to take advantage of an exciting career opportunity at Pulse Staffing! Established since 1988, we are the premium provider of the highest quality health care professionals to many of the Houston's top-rated hospitals and healthcare networks. By providing simple solutions to complex demands, we’ve developed lasting relationships, delivered consistent service, and gained the trust of some of the most prestigious medical facilities in Texas.


Due to our unparalleled success, we are seeking energetic, compassionate, and experienced Pre-Operative (PACU) RNs to join our team and take advantage of local and travel assignments in the Houston, TX area. We pride ourselves in building long-lasting relationships with our nurses that create a one-of-a-kind staffing experience. We continue to uphold our great reputation with exceptional customer service that produces unique and endless opportunities for our nurses.


At Pulse Staffing, we look for RNs who care for patients like family, not because it’s their job, but because it’s their calling. We offer per diem shifts, local contracts, travel contracts, and direct hire opportunities for positions in various clinical settings. Think you have what it takes? Contact us today!


“What’s in it for you with us?”


  • Competitive compensation
  • Completion bonus available for travel nurses
  • A convenient work shift – for 13 weeks or PRN
  • Paid weekly
  • Parking Reimbursement
  • Virtual Hiring Process with Online Paperwork
  • We work with your schedule for interviewing time & location
  • The flexibility to speak with one of our Staffing Coordinators after-hours


RN Registered Nurse – Pre-Operative 

(Pre-Op Nursing / PACU / Travel Nurse / Healthcare / Medical Staffing / Professional Services)


Job Requirements


We are looking for Pre-Op Registered Nurses (PACU) who combine a true passion for providing the best pre-Operative nursing care, with a demonstrated proficiency in clinical assessments, documentation and compliance with nursing care and policies and procedures. In addition, you should be team-oriented and compassionate professional committed to always providing exceptional service. It is also important that you are highly organized and that you demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to work well with a diverse population.


Pre-operative Duties

  • Manage patients’ admission processes to preoperative department in a hospital
  • Assess the status of patients’ health in pre-op and ensure accuracy of identification wristband
  • Ensure that operative and informed consents are in order
  • Determine the surgeon and procedure being carried out
  • Take and record vital statistics of patients to ensure readiness for surgical procedure
  • Initiate IVs and ensure that patients are informed about the procedure and attending medical staff
  • Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating care for assigned patients.
  • Responsible for meeting the Standards of Practice and managing all assigned personnel, supplies, and equipment.
  • Participates in activities to plan, measure, assess, and improve the quality of patient care.
  • Cares for and manages the surgical patient in the post-anesthesia period.
  • Cares for and manages the respiratory status of the post-anesthesia patient.
  • Cares for and manages the circulatory function of the post-anesthesia patient.
  • Cares for and manages the physical and emotional comfort of the post-anesthesia patient.
  • Cares for and manages the surgical site and skin integrity.
  • Monitors and maintains intravenous lines and all drainage devices in the immediate post-anesthesia period.
  • Assumes the responsibility of charging the department, as needed.


Specific qualifications for this Pre-Op nursing role include:


  • Minimum 1 year of Pre-Op experience
  • Current and valid BLS certification
  • ACLS certification
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high-risk environment
  • Must meet Pulse Staffing’s hiring criteria
  • Travel experience, a plus


RN Registered Nurse – Pre-Operative Room

(Pre-OP Nursing / PACU / Travel Nurse / Healthcare / Medical Staffing / Professional Services)


Job Requirements



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