Progressive Care Nurse - Travel - (PCU RN)
Compensation: $69,820.00 - $96,690.00 /year *
Employment Type: Full-Time
Industry: Healthcare - Nursing
Job Description & Requirements
Progressive Care Nurse - (PCU RN)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $1245.00 - 1373.00
" Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of assessment, interventions, and expected outcomes for the population specific patient.
" Demonstrates an understanding of complications from treatments and procedures, including patient management and appropriate interventions.
" Performs patient/family teaching related to the population served.
" Displays behaviors that promote patient safety.
" Completes annual medication exam with a passing score of 80% or greater
" Completes annual dysrthythmia examination with a passing score of 80% or greater
" Demonstrates knowledge of ventilator/bipap/CPAP modalities and settings, including treatments, interventions, and expected outcomes
" Demonstrates positive practices with airway management including tracheostomy care and emergent care
" Demonstrates behaviors that prevent the development of ventilator-associated pneumonia
" Demonstrates knowledge of chest tube management/VATs
" Manage patients with Insulin infusions/DKA
" Demonstrates knowledge of gastric tube care including medication instillation
" Demonstrate knowledge of completion of Core Measures
" Posses complete knowledge and understanding of cardiac monitoring systems including invasive monitoring. (Arterial lines)
" Demonstrates knowledge of peritoneal dialysis procedures/exchanges including patient
Management, appropriate interventions and expected outcomes.
" Initiates unit specific protocols, including performing automatic standards of care.
" Assist with staff competency as appropriate.
" Completion of four age-specific education newsletters yearly.
" Completion of department -specific competencies including, peritoneal dialysis, arterial lines, removal of central lines and intravenous line starts/maintenance.
" Maintains accountability for purposeful hourly rounding in accordance with departmental guidelines.
" Performs Turning Protocol per policy.
" Achieve and maintain ACLS certification.
" Attend Hospital annual education program.
" Completion of peer review evaluation yearly.
PA license in hand
At 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
Accident and Short-term Disability Coverage
Free Continuing Education
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About the Company
Since 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. American Mobile Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.? We encourage minority and female applicants to apply
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Associated topics: asn, cardiothoracic, ccu, coronary, domiciliary, hospice, infusion, staff nurse, surgical, transitional
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.
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