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Progressive Care Nurse - Travel - (PCU RN)

Job ID: 376760
Discipline Registered Nurse
Date Posted: 3/11/2018
Address: 1000 E MOUNTAIN BLVD
Location: Wilkes Barre, PA
Shift: 12 N
Duration: 13 Weeks
Start Date: 03/22/2018
Company: NursesRx
Employment Type: Temporary
Pay Rate: $35.00 - $38.00*

Job Description & Requirements

Progressive Care Nurse - Travel - (PCU RN)


This 27-bed medical/surgical telemetry unit offers a challenging and professional work environment. We care for a diverse adult population that may include trauma, neurological, neurosurgical, respiratory, general surgery. We have 7-semi-private and 13 private rooms. 6 of these bed are utilized for long term EEG monitoring. Our current delivery model is primary nursing through the use of RNs, LPNs and Nursing Assistants. Our ratios tend to be 1:4 or 1:5 nurse-patient ratio. Assignments and staffing are re-evaluated on a 4-hour basis. We do Interdisciplinary Team Rounds on dayshift as well as 'Team Huddles' on each shift. The unit has oversight from an Operations Manager, Team Coordinator, Nurse Educator, and 3 CEPs. Scheduling: We provide self-scheduling that is modified based on unit needs. Every other weekend and every other holiday. We will batch shifts together as much as possible. Ideal Candidate: Someone that can problem-solve quickly, detail-oriented, and is willing to be part of a team atmosphere. This person should have strong assessment skills, clinical skills, and is able to work with LPNs and NAs in a professional manner that also promotes interdepartmental growth and cooperation. Finally, this person should have ambition, enthusiasm, Independent, flexible and honesty. CMSRN and ACLS is preferred. However, this is not necessary.

Facility Location

Located along the Susquehanna River, Wilkes-Barre is only hours from major cities like New York and Philadelphia. For the nature lovers, this town is just a short drive from the Pocono Mountains and includes several natural parks. Wilkes-Barre was recently revitalized as a “Walk-To-Everything” lifestyle. The downtown area offers a wide array of shops, restaurants and a movie theater. 
Hospitals Located Near Wilkes-Barre:
• Wilkes-Barre General Hospital
• Richard & Marion Pearsall Heart Hospital
• Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center
• Penn State Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center
• First Hospital Wyoming Valley

Job Benefits

NursesRx, an AMN Healthcare company, is a leading travel nursing staffing agency that can help you achieve the career you've trained for, and the lifestyle you've always wanted. With thousands of positions nationwide, NursesRx lets registered nurses (RN) choose from the very best assignments with top-ranked hospitals and facilities throughout the United States. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

About The Company

NursesRx, an AMN Healthcare company, is a leading travel nursing staffing agency that can help you achieve the career you've trained for, and the lifestyle you've always wanted. With thousands of positions nationwide, NursesRx lets registered nurses (RN) choose from the very best assignments with top-ranked hospitals and facilities throughout the United States. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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