Travel Nurse - RN - PCU - Progressive Care Unit
Company: Gifted Healthcare
Location: Cape Girardeau
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Gifted Healthcare is seeking an experienced Progressive Care
Unit Registered Nurse for an exciting Travel Nursing job in Cape
Girardeau, MO. Shift: 3x12 hr nights Start Date: 06/27/2022
Duration: 13 weeks
Registered Nurse - PCU job in Cape Girardeau, MO
Progressive Care Unit/PCU Registered Nurse (RN) Travel Job
Progressive Care Unit (PCU) Registered Nurses care for patients
requiring close monitoring and frequent assessment.
Progressive Care Unit/PCU RN Responsibilities:
- PCU Registered Nurses care for patients who need close
monitoring and frequent assessment, but who aren't unstable enough
to require ICU care.
- The PCU RN uses 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 medications, sometimes through an
intravenous line that may need to be adjusted or titrated.
- The PCU RN is sometimes also called a step-down nurse,
telemetry nurse, cardiac stepdown, medical stepdown, neuro
stepdown, surgical stepdown and ER holding.
- Provides exceptional bedside care
- Records patient's medical information and vital signs
- Prepares equipment and assists physician during examination and
treatment of patient
- Monitors and adjusts specialized equipment used on patients and
interprets electronic displays to help guide treatment
- Records all care information accurately and completely and in
accordance with guidelines established for Registered
- Performs other position related duties as assigned
About Gifted Healthcare:
We were nurses long before we were an agency which makes us the
best nurse advocates. We value your worth beyond just the totality
of your experience, placing a premium on character and compassion,
rather than rank or a road-tested resume. When it comes to your
placement and professional trajectory, count on us to see your
potential and maximize every opportunity for you.
Our GIFTED nurses and caregivers are carefully chosen to provide a
great clinical experience for both the nurse and the client. We
consider it a privilege to serve our nurses and honor their heroic
GIFTED Healthcare is a leader in creative solutions, using the
talents of the nurse in order to exceed the expectations of our
clinicians and clients. We are owned and operated by nurses, for
nurses. We are recognized as a leader in leveraging the work of the
nurse and the value-creation the nurse provides in healthcare. We
understand and are honored that our clients view us as a reliable
partner, trustworthy and dignified, in our business practices.
Headquartered in New Orleans since 2006, GIFTED Healthcare has
enjoyed a long history of outstanding service in Louisiana. Through
exceptional growth and increased demand, our physical geographic
presence has expanded to include Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas, in
addition to added locations across Louisiana. We service hospitals
across the Nation through our Travel and Rapid Response services,
headquartered in Dallas, TX. With the needs of the nurse in mind,
we have also grown service offerings to include, LTAC, Infusion,
Government, Travel Nursing, and Private Care. GIFTED Nurses enjoy
the same level of support they have come to know and trust through
our expanded locations and service offerings.
We pride ourselves on our great staff, our excellent clinicians,
our strategic focus around patient safety, and the important heroic
work of the nurse.
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