• PACU
Burien, WA
  • 128 beds
  • Day, 4x8 hr
  • Apr 2, 2018
Elite Medical Staffing Inc
$ /wk
Total Weekly
Taxable Income Weekly Hourly
Regular Pay Rate (min $18.00/hr) $800 $25.00
Overtime Pay Rate (min $25.17/hr) $0 $37.50
Total Taxable $800 $25.00
Tax-Free Income Weekly Hourly
Housing Stipend (max $1253/week) $1050 $32.81
M&IE Stipend (max $518/week) $0 $0.00
Total Tax Free $1050 $32.81
Total Compensation $1,850 $57.81
Job Benefits
  • Travel Allowance $1
  • Guaranteed Hours
Job Bonuses
  • Sign-On Bonus $1000
Available Agency Benefits
  • Health Insurance
  • Contribute to Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Housing
  • Allow Pets
  • Licensure Reimbursement
  • Licensure Process Assistance
  • Paid Compliance Costs
  • Loyalty Program
  • Holiday Pay
  • Paid Time Off
  • Offer 401k
  • Joint Commission Certified
  • Nationwide
  • Director of Nursing
  • 24/7 Customer Support
  • CEU Reimbursement
Job Information
  • Assignment Length: 13 weeks
  • Total # of hours: 416

Required Credentials

ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)

BCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support)

Preffered Credentials

ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)

BCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support)

Job Description

Skills and Experience Required:


·         Phase 1 Recovery experience required

·         Recovery required 1-2 years minimum experience

·         BLS, ACLS and PALS are required

·         Epic experience strongly preferred

·         Minimum of 1 year experience as a travel RN is preferred

General Comments Shift times are variable 8 hours.  On call required, 5-7 days per month to include 1 weekend per month.  

Unit Description


Facility Info

Located in Burien, Highline Medical Center provides advanced medicine and trusted care for the surrounding community. Highline offers 24/7 emergency services, a Family Birth Center, urgent care, orthopedic care and other specialty services. We are proud to have some of the region’s finest doctor’s practice at Highline.


For more information on the facility, please click here.

Awards and Recognition:

·         Highline Medical Center has been designated a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission.

·         Highline Cancer Center is an American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer accredited program

·         A Certified Primary Stroke Center



Perianesthesia RNs work in PACU, Same Day Surgery, PAT and Special Procedure unit (very similar to Same Day Surgery Unit). They provide support to the Inpatient and Outpatient areas including support in Interventional Radiology and GI. Typical Procedures Performed General – Open, laparoscopic, robotic; General/Vascular;  GYN - Open, laparoscopic, robotic;  Orthopedic – total joints, fractures; Ortho-spine;  Urology - Open, laparoscopic, robotic; Neuro – Crani, spine; Podiatry; Ophthalmic; ENT – adult head and neck, pediatric T&A’s, ear tubes. 

·         4400 surgical cases this year; 350 per month

·         Beds on units:

o   8 in the PACU

o   22 in the ambulatory areas including per/post op

o   12 in the special procedures area

·         Level 4 trauma

·         Charting: EPIC


Phase I level of care:

·         Class 1:2 One nurse to 2 patients

o   2 conscious patients, stable & free of complications

o   2 conscious pts, stable, 8y/0 & under with support staff present

o   1 unconscious pt, hemodynamically stable, with a stable airway, over the age of 8y/o & 1 conscious pt stable and free of complications

·         Class 1:1 One nurse to one patient

o   At the time of admission, until *critical elements have been met

o   Airway &/or hemodynamically unstable

o   Any unconscious 8y/o and under

·         Class 2:1 Two nurses to 1 patient

o   One critically ill unstable patient


Phase II level of care:

·         Class 1:3 One nurse to 3 patients

o   Over 8y/o

o   8y/o & under with family present

·         Class 1:2 One nurse to 2 patients

o   8y/o & under no family or support staff present

o   Initial admission of patient post procedure (ex cath/IR/GI).

·         Class 1:1 One nurse to one patient

o   Unstable patient any age requiring transfer to a higher level of care.


Day of Surgery / Procedure:

·         Due to the varied complexities recommended staffing ratios are based on but not limited to:

o   Patient safety

o   Complexity (acuity) &required nursing interventions

·         Average time to prep (e.g. education, testing, history completion, IV access, completion of paperwork / electronic charting.

Cancellation Policy

Agency Information

Elitecare Medical Staffing is one of the valley's premier nurse registry companies providing professional nursing personnel to hospitals and other medical/healthcare facilities. Elitecare is committed to providing the highest quality service to it's clients, as well as a pleasant and supportive work environment for it's staff. We provide pre-screened, qualified, trained and licensed temporary nursing personnel to hospitals, clinics, and other medical/healthcare providers. Services can also be made available to log term extended care facilities, occupational/industrial healthcare, private duty, and home health clients.
Compensation Weekly
Taxable Income $800
Tax-Free Income $1050
Total $1,850
Job Information
  • Assignment Length: 13 weeks
  • Total # number of hours: 416

Available Agency Benefits
  • Health Insurance
  • Contribute to Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
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