Job Description & Requirements
Progressive Care Nurse - Travel - (PCU RN)
This 27-bed medical/surgical telemetry unit offers a challenging and professional work environment. We care for a diverse adult population that may include trauma, neurological, neurosurgical, respiratory, general surgery. We have 7-semi-private and 13 private rooms. 6 of these bed are utilized for long term EEG monitoring. Our current delivery model is primary nursing through the use of RNs, LPNs and Nursing Assistants. Our ratios tend to be 1:4 or 1:5 nurse-patient ratio. Assignments and staffing are re-evaluated on a 4-hour basis. We do Interdisciplinary Team Rounds on dayshift as well as 'Team Huddles' on each shift. The unit has oversight from an Operations Manager, Team Coordinator, Nurse Educator, and 3 CEPs.
Scheduling: We provide self-scheduling that is modified based on unit needs. Every other weekend and every other holiday. We will batch shifts together as much as possible.
Ideal Candidate: Someone that can problem-solve quickly, detail-oriented, and is willing to be part of a team atmosphere. This person should have strong assessment skills, clinical skills, and is able to work with LPNs and NAs in a professional manner that also promotes interdepartmental growth and cooperation. Finally, this person should have ambition, enthusiasm, Independent, flexible and honesty. CMSRN and ACLS is preferred. However, this is not necessary.