Travel Nurse - RN - PCU - Progressive Care Unit

Gifted Healthcare
ASAP
Travel
21 weeks
7:00P - 7:00A

Job Overview

Discipline: RN
Specialty: PCU
Shift: 7:00P - 7:00A
Start: ASAP (may be flexible)
Type: Travel
Duration: 21 weeks

Job Details

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

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.

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