Progressive Care Nurse - (PCU RN)

  1. Tarzana,CA
  2. Sep 01, 2017
  3. Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
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12954596 Job Description & Requirements
Progressive Care Nurse - (PCU RN)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $37.00 - 40.00

This is an AMN exclusive opportunity in Southern California at Providence Health & Services, a not-for-profit Catholic health care ministry committed to providing for the needs of the communities it serves. Apply today!

A progressive care nurse (PCU RN) works in a progressive care unit (PCU) and cares for patients requiring close monitoring and frequent assessment, but who aren't unstable enough to need ICU care. PCU RNs use 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 meds, sometimes through an intravenous line that may need to be adjusted or titrated. The PCU RN is sometimes also called a step-down nurse or telemetry nurse, and the PCU is also known as cardiac stepdown, medical stepdown, neuro stepdown, surgical stepdown, and ER holding.


About the Facility
Designated as a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and known for its specialized infant care, this 245-bed medical center is fully accredited by The Joint Commission and has received numerous awards for quality and patient care. Also offered: cardiology, oncology, neurology, orthopedics, pediatrics, diabetes, and emergency services.

Facility Location
One of the oldest communities in Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley, Tarzana is located on land once owned by author Edgar Rice Burroughs, who named it after his legendary hero Tarzan. Today, instead of rural farmlands, modern Tarzana consists of single-family homes, parks, a library, various shopping destinations, recreational centers and country clubs.

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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