Registered Nurse – PCU job in Leesburg, VA
Progressive Care Unit / PCU Registered Nurse (RN) Travel Job
Progressive Care Unit (PCU) Registered Nurses care for patients requiring close monitoring and frequent assessment.
Progressive Care Unit / PCU RN Responsibilities : PCU Registered Nurses care for patients who need close monitoring and frequent assessment, but who aren't unstable enough to require ICU care. The PCU RN uses computer equipment to monitor cardiac and other vital information and detect any changes, thereby enabling intervention of life-threatening or emergency situations. Close observation is necessary as many PCU patients receive a significant amount of complex medications, sometimes through an intravenous line that may need to be adjusted or titrated. The PCU RN is sometimes also called a step-down nurse, telemetry nurse, cardiac stepdown, medical stepdown, neuro stepdown, surgical stepdown and ER holding. Provides exceptional bedside care Records patient’s medical information and vital signs Prepares equipment and assists physician during examination and treatment of patient Monitors and adjusts specialized equipment used on patients and interprets electronic displays to help guide treatment Records all care information accurately and completely and in accordance with guidelines established for Registered Nurses Performs other position related duties as assigned
Posted in August 27, 2021
Expired in September 26, 2021