Progressive Care Nurse - Travel - (PCU RN)

Job ID: 396398
Discipline: Registered Nurse
Specialty: PCU
Date Posted: 6/14/2018
Address: 100 Medical Center Drive
Location: Hazard, KY 41701
Shift: 12 N
Duration: 18 Weeks
Start Date: 06/25/2018
Employment Type: Travel
Pay Rate: $34.00 - $37.00
Company: Onward

Job Description & Requirements

1. General job duties. Types of procedures required. Also manage cardiac drips amiodarone, cardizem, heparin, insulin, Bumex, dopamine, and dobutamine. 2. Equipment utilized in the unit/dept. (Is there computerized charting, medication systems, etc.) Medication: HCS EMAR; Paper Charting 3. Required skills and minimum years of experience. Arrhythmia interpretation, pre/post op care of cardiac cath pts. 4. Specific licensures and certifications/registrations required. (ARRT, CRT, BLS, ACLS, etc) BLS, ACLS, NIHSS 5. Shift or schedule requirements. (Will the employee ever work alone? Is call required? If so, how often? Are weekends required?) Weekend rotation required. 48 hours EOW. 6. Floating to other units/departments. (If so, to which units/departments?) Yes but only to units with the same patient acuity 7. Bed size/number of rooms for this unit/dept. 30 8. Nurse to patient ratio of this unit. 5:1 9. Dress Code: Grey uniform bottoms and any color tops. 10. Tell us about the unit/department specific training and orientation program. General orientation to the facility with unit specific orientation provided on the floor.

Required Qualifications

DOB and last 4 of SSN 2 yrs Tele or Stepdown KY or compact lic in hand, need to send bon state lic verification BLS, ACLS, NIHSS Willing to work 48 EOW OK with Ratios 1:5-6 Cardiac Drip Experience (required)

Facility Location

If you enjoy adventure and the outdoors then Hazard, KY is the place to be. Enjoy the beautiful scenery while participating in outdoor activities such as swimming, fishing and hiking at the Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park. Get some R&R at one of the many quaint bed and breakfasts or stroll the friendly downtown filled with restaurants and shops.
Hospitals Located Near Hazard:
• Hazard ARH Regional Medical Center 
• Mary Breckinridge ARH Hospital
• Kentucky River Medical Center
• Whitesburg ARH Hospital
• Manchester Memorial Hospital

Job Benefits

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
  • Life insurance
  • Accident and short-term disability coverage
  • Free continuing education (CE) courses
  • Travel allowances
  • Guaranteed pay program
  • Tuition discount program
  • Referral bonuses

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.

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