Travel Pediatric Progressive Care / Stepdown Nurse - (Peds PCU RN - Pedi PCU RN)
- Sep 12, 2017
- Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
13176115 Job Description & Requirements
Pediatric Progressive Care / Stepdown Nurse - (Peds PCU RN - Pedi PCU RN)
StartDate: 12/18/2017Available Shifts: 12 D/N Pay Rate: $24.00 - 26.00
We will accept nurses with either Pediatric ICU experience or with Pediatric Intermediate Care experience.
The pediatric progressive care nurse (peds PCU RN) is responsible for the care of pediatric patients (generally aged from 30 days to 18 years) who are not critically ill enough for admittance to the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU), but whose conditions still require continuous observation and monitoring. Also called the pediatric stepdown nurse, the pedi PCU RN takes the lead in administering care, giving particular emphasis to cardiovascular, endocrine, neurological, renal, and surgical disorders. Pediatric PCU nurses also educate patients' families on how to provide home care post-discharge.
About the Facility
Perennially named as one of the nation's finest children's facilities, this 395-bed hospital is truly a comprehensive pediatric care center. The hospital is home to the world's largest research division located at a children's hospital, operating on a robust budget of $225 million per year. The facility offers a complete range of services for patients from birth through age 21. The Magnet designated hospital is the frequent recipient of awards and accolades, most recently being named to US News and Report's nationa Honor Roll list.
With its cobblestone streets, elegant brownstones, acres of public greens and gardens and historical attractions, Boston combines the charm of yesteryear with the buzz of a highly sophisticated, modern city. Enjoy the rewarding travel assignments that this New England city has to offer, while indulging in Boston's old-world ambiance.
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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