Duration: 13 (Starts Open)
Job Type: Travel
Hours: 36
Pay Scale: Based on Experience
Shift: 12 hour/Days
Location: Hazard, KY


Plains Medical Staffing PCU Travel Registered Nurse Job

The Progressive Care Unit or PCU is a telemetry (vital signs) monitored unity that provides care for adult patients requiring continuous cardiac monitoring. Patients arrive from Emergency Department, Cath Lab, Operating Room, or are transferred from ICU or Medical Surgical Units. Transitioning from the ICU to PCU means you are getting better and longer require critical care.

PCU RN Qualifications:

  • Active RN license in specified state
  • Nursing degree from an accredited nursing program
  • 2 Years Expereince in Telemetery/ICU/Cath Lab preferred
  • BLS and ACLS required
  • IV, transfusion, NGT Insertion, Post-op Care, Blood Transfusion
  • Additionally, the RN may have professional certifications, including but not limited to RNBC-MS, RNBC-GERI, RNC-MS, RNC-GERI, OCN, ONC, CURN, CRRN, CPDN, CORLN, CNN, ACRN, CGRN, CHN, or CPDN

PCU Registered Nurse Duties & Responsibilities:

  • PCU travel nurse job activities match staff nurse responsibilities and include:
    • Provides safe and comprehensive nursing care according to state regulations, hospital policy and procedure and Joint Commission standards
    • Demonstrates understanding and utilization of universal precautions, asepsis and infection control procedures
    • Operate and monitor equipment used to monitor and regulate the patient’s condition
    • Assesses the need for patient/family instruction
    • Make rounds on all patients on the team
    • Possible float to ICU, ER, Telemetery

Benefits of Being a Plains Medical Staffing Travel Nursing Employee:

  • Premium pay
  • Prestigious facilities
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Immediate access to the industry's best recruiters and healthcare facilities
  • Private housing or housing allowance
  • Group health insurance benefits
  • Retirement benefits