Progressive Care Nurse - (PCU RN)

Employer
American Mobile
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description & RequirementsProgressive Care Nurse - (PCU RN)StartDate: 11/07/2017Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $35.00 - 39.00The elite team members at this facility are seeking a like-minded, compassionate RN to join their ranks. With a care-giving model based on optimal patient outcomes, the ideal candidate will bring experience, innovation and passion to their role.This facility strive to deliver best care for a lifetime. This means the best patient experience, the highest levels of quality and safety, and a focus on appropriate care before, during, and after a hospital stay.This facility has teams that focus on Clinical Quality, Patient Safety, and the Patient Experience. They work together to make sure the patients get the best care possible.This position presents a great opportunity to learn the latest technologies while providing excellent care within a passionate team environment.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 Qualifications2yrs in specialty. BLS, ACLSPreferred QualificationsPrevious travelAbout the FacilityBoasting a robust 609 beds and operating as a proud member of the MedStar group, Georgetown University Hospital provides resident's of our nation's capital with world-class healthcare. This Magnet recognized facility offers patients a wide range of diagnostic and treatment services and maintains several centers of excellence, including dedicated centers for neurosciences, transplant and cancer services. Facility LocationWith its impressive memorials, museums, sprawling parks and cherry blossom-lined avenues, Washington, DC and its surrounding areas, is always a popular destination for traveling health care professionals. Aside from this region's renowned medical facilities and career-enhancing opportunities, visitors enjoy indulging in the many cultural attractions and festivities that the nation's capital has to offer. Job BenefitsAt American Mobile Healthcare we take care of our travelers! We offer: Competitive pay rates Free, quality, private housing Medical, Dental, Vision 401(k) and Flex Spending Life Insurance Accident and Short-term Disability Coverage Free Continuing Education Refer a friend and earn extra cash! About the CompanySince its inception in 1985, American Mobile Healthcare has set the highest standards in professional recruitment for the travel healthcare industry. Our professional staffing team offers unparalleled customer service and industry commitment, as well as top pay and benefits. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to applyProgressive care nurse, PCU RN, PCU, progressive care, progressive care unit, patient care, PCU nurse, nurse, nursing, RN, RN, registered nurse, healthcare, health care, hospital, step down nurse, telemetry nurse, ER holding