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PCU RN

Company: Marvel Medical Staffing
Location: Redding
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Unit Notes:-The PCU is a stepdown unit from the ICU. It will be a 3:1 nurse patient ration for closer monitoring of the ICU patients that don t quite meet the tele level of care.
-RN s should have experience in a ICU stepdown or PCU unit. Training is telemetry. Training in high risk medications
Type of Specialty Critical Care step-down--1:3 or 1:4 ratio
# beds/rooms: 14 beds/7 rooms
Average # or providers in the clinic/day: 2
Average # of patients/day: 13-14
Required Certifications: BLS, ACLS
Common diagnosis/Types of Patients: brain bleed, trauma, traumatic brain injury, hypertensive crisis; acute withdrawal; GI bleed, liver failure, respiratory failure, sepsis,
Experience or "Must have" skills: arterial lines, trach/vented patients, experience with precedex infusion, dopamine, dobutamine, levophed
Job Duties: Medications, assessments, adls, coordination of team to address patient needs
EMR: Cerner
Shifts & Scheduling: 3 shifts per week--no guaranteed schedule but try to accomodate requests (have to grant to core staff first), 12 hours starting at 6:45 am/pm
Weekend Requirement: every other weekend; night shift week end is Fri & Sat noc
Holiday Requirement: some, not all
Is there a call or standby requirement: No
Floating Requirements: first to float; usually to tele, occasionally to med-surg
Scrub Color/Dress Code: navy
How many shifts for orientation 1 day class room, one day on unit
Do you use Medical Assistants or CNA's usually, not always; must be able to deliver total patient care when required
Cancellation may cancel up to 3 times per contract. Each cancellation could be a full shift or any part of a shift. (Hospital may also pay full hours for a particular shift, in lieu of cancellation).
Charting
BSN Required:No
License to
Trauma Level:
Care

Shift , EOW, First to Float
Required , BLS, COVID Vaccine Required, Crisis Protocol Approved

Keywords: Marvel Medical Staffing, Redding , PCU RN, Healthcare , Redding, California

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