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PCU / Stepdown travel RN needed in Mason City, Iowa

Company: Cynet Health
Location: Mason City
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Pay Rate

$2,773 weekly

Position Summary:

  • A Registered Nurse provides professional nursing services and patient care in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Progressive care nursing jobs involve 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.RN Progressive care unit Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Provides nursing care to critically ill patients.
    • Heart attack, defibrillator or pacemaker implant or other cardiac condition.
    • Stroke.
    • Cancer or orthopedic surgery.
    • Severe pneumonia.
    • Epsis or other serious or systemic infection.
    • Initiates and revises the patient`s plan of care based on continuing assessments.
    • Includes patient teaching and discharge planning in overall plan of care.
    • Incorporates clinical and technical aspects of care with nursing actions and interventions in accordance with established policies, standards and procedures.
    • Documents nursing interventions and patient response according to hospital policy.
    • Evaluates effectiveness of nursing interventions and methods of implementation. Practices within the limits of the state's Nurse Practice Act and health care facility and nursing administrative policies.
    • Supervises ancillary personnel in their performance of assigned job-related duties.
    • Ensures patient confidentiality and the rights of the patient.
    • Maintains and updates skills needed for excellence in patient care.
    • Progressive care nursing jobs involve 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 patients 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.Minimum Job Requirements:
      • Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing, with current licensure in state practicing in good standing in the state of practice
      • Evidence of current BLS and ACLS credential mandatory.
      • Evidence of Minimum Two years of current hospital experience.

Keywords: Cynet Health, Rochester , PCU / Stepdown travel RN needed in Mason City, Iowa, Healthcare , Mason City, Minnesota

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