Travel Progressive Care Nurse - (PCU RN)

  1. Rome,GA
  2. Sep 02, 2017
  3. Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
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12978728 Job Description & Requirements
Progressive Care Nurse - (PCU RN)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 D/E/N Pay Rate: $24.00 - 27.00

This top-ranked Cardiac Stepdown unit is ready to welcome a new member to their team. With patient care deeply rooted in compassion, innovation and passion for great outcomes, you'll find a challenging and rewarding environment. If you are a compassionate and experienced RN, ready to join a caring staff within beautiful surroundings, this is the role for you!
Details: Rotating weekends


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.


Required Qualifications
GA RN license.
50 miles radius rule
ACLS REQUIRED




About the Facility
Serving residents of Northwest Georgia and parts of Alabama, this 230 bed acute care facility is the preferred choice for residents of Rome and beyond. The Joint Commission accredited medical center boasts over 245 active physicians and more than 30 specialties. It is the recipient of national accolades many times over, including being named a top cardiac care center in the country and maintains a wealth of centers of excellence, including emergency care, urology services, orthopedics, and vascular care. In 2012, the medical center was awarded with the HealthGrade Five-Star Rating for Treatment of Heart Failure.

Job Benefits
Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:


  • Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
  • Medical plans with dental and vision
  • Complimentary, high-quality private housing
  • 401(k) and flex spending options
  • Life insurance
  • Accident and short-term disability coverage
  • Free continuing education (CE) courses
  • Travel allowances
  • Guaranteed pay program
  • Tuition discount program
  • Referral bonuses


About the Company
Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation's top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.

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