Registered Nurse - PCU Job in Springfield, MO

Location
Springfield, MO
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 20, 2020
Closes
Feb 02, 2020
Contract Type
Travel
Hours
Full Time
JOB REQUIREMENTS

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 patients 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 Nurses
  • Performs other position related duties as assigned

BENEFITS OF BEING GIFTED!
  • Refer a nurse for this position and earn up to $1500 referral bonus when he/she completes a minimum of 8-week assignment. Refer a nurse for a PRN position, and earn $250 once he/she completes three shifts.
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Premium pay
  • Same Day or Weekly Pay
  • Ability to work in premier facilities
  • Access to Chief Nursing Officer 24-7
  • Access to Social Worker 24-7
  • Group Health insurance benefits:
    • Medical Plan
    • Dental Plan
    • Vision Plan
    • Short and Long Term Disability
    • AD&D Insurance

Benefits of being a GIFTED TRAVEL NURSE
  • Private housing and housing allowance
  • Personal Career Coach
  • Extremely competitive personalized pay package

FACILITY DETAILS
This nationally ranked, not-for-profit facility is known for its unique combination of leading-edge health care provided by a compassionate team. This 886-bed serves people all throughout southwest Missouri and northwest Arkansas. It is home to a designated Level I Trauma Center & Burn Center, Life Line air ambulance service, a dedicated Children’s Hospital, Cancer Center, Heart Institute, and a nationally-certified Stroke Center.
Located along the Ozarks, Springfield, Missouri is a regional hub with large city amenities and small town hospitality. Includes intriguing attractions, a diverse culinary scene, unique shopping, and an ode to classic American heritage. Visit the Pythinian Castle for ghost tours and mystery dinners, the Gillioz Theater, a restored 1920’s performing arts theater, and the Fantastic Caverns – America’s ONLY underground driving tour through a cave.

ABOUT GIFTED HEALTHCARE
GIFTED Healthcare is a company that believes in the power of one person to make a difference in patient care. Join the ranks of our rapidly growing team of healthcare professionals, and become that difference!

Do you remember why you became a RN, at GIFTED? We do!

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