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.
Located along the Susquehanna River, Wilkes-Barre is only hours from major cities like New York and Philadelphia. For the nature lovers, this town is just a short drive from the Pocono Mountains and includes several natural parks. Wilkes-Barre was recently revitalized as a “Walk-To-Everything” lifestyle. The downtown area offers a wide array of shops, restaurants and a movie theater.
Hospitals Located Near Wilkes-Barre:
• Wilkes-Barre General Hospital
• Richard & Marion Pearsall Heart Hospital
• Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center
• Penn State Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center
• First Hospital Wyoming Valley
Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:
Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
Medical plans with dental and vision
Complimentary, high-quality private housing
401(k) and flex spending options
Accident and short-term disability coverage
Free continuing education (CE) courses
Guaranteed pay program
Tuition discount program
About the Company
Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation’s top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.