Travel and Local PCU contract in New Orleans, LA

Gifted Healthcare

Details

Profession Nurse
Type Permanent - Full Time
Specialty PCU - Progressive Care Unit,
Location New Orleans, LA
Shift AM & PM Available
Duration 10-12 weeks
Start Date 4/1 or 4/15
Posted 2019-10-15 00:00:00

Description

GIFTED is looking for Progressive Care Unit/PCU Registered Nurse RNs for New Orleans, LA.

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

GIFTED Healthcare was chosen as the Most Traveler-Centric Benefit Agency AND the Best Career Accelerator Agency by the social platform The Gypsy Nurse for 2018. Gypsy Nurse recently surveyed over 100,000 travel nurses to determine what was most important to them when choosing their agency. GIFTED is truly honored to be recognized for our passion to our nurses.

Requirements

Job Details:

  • Must live in or be willing to relocate to New Orleans, LA
  • Must have Louisiana License
  • Must have been an RN for 2 years
  • Must have been a PCU nurse for one year

Compensation

BENEFITS OF BEING GIFTED!

  • Refer a nurse for this position and earn up to $1500 referral bonus when he/she completes a minimum of 8-week assignment. Refer a nurse for a PRN position, and earn $250 once he/she completes three shifts.
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Premium pay
  • Same Day or Weekly Pay
  • Ability to work in premier facilities
  • Access to Chief Nursing Officer 24-7
  • Access to Social Worker 24-7
  • Group Health insurance benefits:
    • Medical Plan
    • Dental Plan
    • Vision Plan
    • Short and Long Term Disability
    • AD&D Insurance

Benefits of being a GIFTED TRAVEL NURSE

  • Private housing and housing allowance
  • Personal Career Coach
  • Extremely competitive personalized pay package

About  Gifted Healthcare

We were nurses long before we were an agency which makes us the best nurse advocates. We value your worth beyond just the totality of your experience, placing a premium on character and compassion, rather than rank or a road-tested resume. When it comes to your placement and professional trajectory, count on us to see your potential and maximize every opportunity for you.

Nurse-Passionate:

Our GIFTED nurses and caregivers are carefully chosen to provide a great clinical experience for both the nurse and the client. We consider it a privilege to serve our nurses and honor their heroic work.

Nurse-Founded:

GIFTED Healthcare is a leader in creative solutions, using the talents of the nurse in order to exceed the expectations of our clinicians and clients. We are owned and operated by nurses, for nurses. We are recognized as a leader in leveraging the work of the nurse and the value-creation the nurse provides in healthcare. We understand and are honored that our clients view us as a reliable partner, trustworthy and dignified, in our business practices.

Nurse-Centric:

Headquartered in New Orleans since 2006, GIFTED Healthcare has enjoyed a long history of outstanding service in Louisiana. Through exceptional growth and increased demand, our physical geographic presence has expanded to include Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas, in addition to added locations across Louisiana. We service hospitals across the Nation through our Travel and Rapid Response services, headquartered in Dallas, TX. With the needs of the nurse in mind, we have also grown service offerings to include, LTAC, Infusion, Government, Travel Nursing, and Private Care. GIFTED Nurses enjoy the same level of support they have come to know and trust through our expanded locations and service offerings.

We pride ourselves on our great staff, our excellent clinicians, our strategic focus around patient safety, and the important heroic work of the nurse.

Contact the Job Poster
Nurse Engagement Specialist