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Registered Nurse – PCU job in Laurinburg, NC

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Details

Location
Laurinburg, NC
Specialty
PCU
License
RN
Shift
7:00P - 7:00A
Pay Rate
$/week, $ total
Duration
13 Weeks
Start Date
8/30/2020

Description

Progressive Care Unit/PCU Registered Nurse (RN) Travel Job

Progressive Care Unit (PCU) Registered Nurses care for patients requiring close monitoring and frequent assessment.

Progressive Care Unit/PCU RN Responsibilities:

  • PCU Registered Nurses care for patients who need close monitoring and frequent assessment, but who aren't unstable enough to require ICU care.
  • The PCU RN uses computer equipment to monitor cardiac and other vital information and detect any changes, thereby enabling intervention of life-threatening or emergency situations.
  • Close observation is necessary as many PCU patients receive a significant amount of complex medications, sometimes through an intravenous line that may need to be adjusted or titrated.
  • The PCU RN is sometimes also called a step-down nurse, telemetry nurse, cardiac stepdown, medical stepdown, neuro stepdown, surgical stepdown and ER holding.
  • Provides exceptional bedside care
  • Records patient’s medical information and vital signs
  • Prepares equipment and assists physician during examination and treatment of patient
  • Monitors and adjusts specialized equipment used on patients and interprets electronic displays to help guide treatment
  • Records all care information accurately and completely and in accordance with guidelines established for Registered Nurses
  • Performs other position related duties as assigned

General

Guaranteed Hours:
Yes
JCAHO Certified:
Yes
3 Words to Describe your Competitive Advantage:
Nurse-owned, nurse-passionate, nurse advocates

Insurance Benefits

Health Insurance Provided:
Yes
First-Day Health Insurance:
Yes
Professional Liability Insurance:
Yes
Coverage Between Assignments:
Yes

Financial Benefits

Licensing Reimbursement:
Yes
CEU Reimbursement:
Yes
Flexible Payment Options:
Yes
Pay for Physical Exams:
Yes
Pay for Drug Testing:
Yes

Housing/Travel Benefits

Housing Provided:
Yes
Housing Stipend:
Yes
Flexible Housing or Furniture Options:
Yes
Rental Car or Stipend:
Yes
Cover Travel Expenses to the Assignment:
Yes