Progressive Care Nurse - Travel - (PCU RN)

  1. Los Angeles,CA
  2. Feb 09, 2018
  3. Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
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16099736 Job Description & Requirements
Progressive Care Nurse - (PCU RN)
StartDate: 03/05/2018Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $41.00 - 44.00

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Combining cutting-edge technology with a focus on prevention, this Los Angeles Medical Center puts you and your health at the heart of everything we do. With more than 550 board-certified physicians and thousands of additional health care professionals, our health care team is well equipped to help you get healthy, stay healthy, and thrive. In 2012, our hospital received an "A" Hospital Safety Score from The Leapfrog Group.


UNIT DESCRIPTION:
Nurse:Patient Ratio 1:3, 26 Beds in Unit, Average Daily Census: 23, Patients in unit: Adolescants, Adults, Geriatrics, Unts uses CNA's, Monitor Techs, and Ward Clerks, Unit Patient Population: Coronary Heart Disease, MI Chest Pain, Angina, Minor post-cardiac cath, CHF, COPD, Renal, Diabetes, Hypertension, Respirator Patients, CAPD, Stroke. RN will float to CCU or MS (depending on their contract) however, this is rare, will be oriented to potential float unit in orientation. Specific Medications: Dopamine up to Renal dose, Dobutamine, Cardizem, Integriliin, Amiodarone, Lidocaine, Heparin, and Insulin Drips. We push Lopressor, Dig, Adenosine, Yerapamil, RN's need to have experience with these meds. Special Procedures done on units: CAPD, Elective Cardioversion, Thoracentesis, TCP. Blook products and Transfusions done on unit. Special equipment used in unit: Philips, TCP, BIPAP. Scrubs any color, provided by RN. RN's expected to attend staff meetings

Required Qualifications
ACLS, BLS
Must pass EKG test upon arrival to continue assignment
working in both 5A/5B Units

About the Facility
Recipient of The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval, the Kaiser West Los Angeles Medical Center specializes in emergency, urgent care and pharmacy services, in addition to allergy, cardiology, obstetrics/gynecology and occupational therapy. A new wing built in 2007 includes state-of-the-art operating rooms, an obstetrical unit and emergency room, and three units of surgical beds.

Facility Location
In this playground of palm trees and year-round sunshine, wedged between snow-capped mountains and sun-kissed beaches, Los Angeles beckons with its laid-back attitude, high-energy fun and urban adventures. This bustling city is a great place to indulge in the California lifestyle, catch soft ocean breezes, explore miles of beautiful sandy beaches, shop to your heart's content and enjoy all that this West Coast metropolis has to offer.

Job Benefits
NursesRx, an AMN Healthcare company, is a leading travel nursing staffing agency that can help you achieve the career you've trained for, and the lifestyle you've always wanted. With thousands of positions nationwide, NursesRx lets registered nurses (RN) choose from the very best assignments with top-ranked hospitals and facilities throughout the United States. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

About the Company
NursesRx, an AMN Healthcare company, is a leading travel nursing staffing agency that can help you achieve the career you've trained for, and the lifestyle you've always wanted. With thousands of positions nationwide, NursesRx lets registered nurses (RN) choose from the very best assignments with top-ranked hospitals and facilities throughout the United States. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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