Progressive Care Nurse - Travel - (PCU RN)

Job ID: 78583
Discipline: Registered Nurse
Specialty: PCU
Date Posted: 7/19/2018
Address: 7901 Frost Street
Location: San Diego, CA 92123
Shift: 12 N
Duration: 26 Weeks
Start Date: ASAP
Employment Type: Travel
Pay Rate: $36.00 - $39.00
Company: Onward

Job Description & Requirements

As a valued member of this nursing team, you will care for patients with a wide range of conditions including complex cases. What Sharp expects of a PCU traveler: 1. Multiple patients in an assignment will have two or more of the below: a. Rapidly changing status - on the edge of being stable vs instable. High risk/incidence for rapid response codes and code blues b. Cardiac drips (Cardizem, amio, Lasix, etc.) c. Total care and/or max assist for ADLs (feeding, hygiene) d. Chest tubes e. Peg/feeding tubes f. Trach care

Required Qualifications

Medical/Strong Cardiac experience required. Transplant/Open Heart PCU. CA RN License BLS, ACLS Requires 3 years' experience, previous travel experience, current CA RN, BLS, ACLS, EMR (prefer Cerner). High acuity, cardio/thoracic surgical, and cath-lab, diagnoses. What Sharp expects of a PCU traveler: 1. Multiple patients in an assignment will have two or more of the below: a. Rapidly changing status - on the edge of being stable vs instable. High risk/incidence for rapid response codes and code blues b. Cardiac drips (Cardizem, amio, Lasix, etc.) c. Total care and/or max assist for ADLs (feeding, hygiene) d. Chest tubes e. Peg/feeding tubes f. Trach care

About the Facility

This nationally-recognized medical facility is known for its patient-centered care and nursing excellence. With 99 beds, the award-winning hospital is known for its outstanding programs in heart care, cancer treatment, orthopedics, rehabilitation and bariatric services.

Facility Location

This California city is what the Golden State is all about: miles of sun-kissed beaches, year-round idyllic weather and a patchwork playground of multi-flavored communities. Often referred to as “America’s Finest City,” this jewel on the Pacific Coast glitters with fun, sun, a mind-boggling variety of entertainment and an abundance of exhilarating outdoor adventures.

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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