Nursing: PCU - Johnstown

Compensation

: $69,820.00 - $96,690.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Nursing



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Responsibilities

Progressive Care Nurses (PCU) care for patients requiring close monitoring and frequent assessment, but who aren't unstable enough to need ICU care. PCU nurses monitor cardiac and other critical vital signs and detect any changes, thereby enabling intervention of life-threatening or emergency situations. Many PCU patients receive complex medications that may require titration based on the patient?s vital signs The PCU nurse is sometimes also called a step-down nurse and the PCU is also known as cardiac step-down, medical step-down, neuro step-down, surgical step-down and ER holding.

  • Monitor and assess patients who aren't unstable enough to need ICU care.
  • Utilize computer equipment to monitor cardiac and other vital information and detect any changes, thereby enabling intervention of life-threatening or emergency situations.
  • About Agency

    No One Cares More for Caregivers Than MedPro. Focus on your patients, we?ll take care of the rest. MedPro Healthcare Staffing is a Joint Commission certified provider of temporary and contract staffing services. Since 1983, we have placed happy nursing and allied travelers in top healthcare facilities nationwide. Join us today for your very own MedPro Experience?.

    Associated topics: care, domiciliary, intensive care unit, maternal, mhb, neonatal, psychatric, registered nurse, staff nurse, tcu * 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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