Progressive Care Nurse - Travel - (PCU RN)

  • 383680
  • Registered Nurse
  • 4/16/2018
  • 2100 Stantonsburg Rd
  • Greenville, NC
  • 12 D/E/N
  • ASAP
  • Temporary
  • $37.00 - $40.00*
  • *Combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements, excluding housing.

Job Description & Requirements

Progressive Care Nurse - Travel - (PCU RN)

The East Carolina Heart Institute is the first in North Carolina devoted exclusively to education, research, treatment, and prevention of cardiovascular diseases. The institute is associated with Vidant Medical Center and East Carolina University. The primary facilities that make up the Heart Institute are located on the campuses of Vidant Medical Center and ECU’s Brody School of Medicine. We use the most advanced equipment and techniques to manage both familiar and rare cardiovascular problems. Our integration of basic science and clinical research, along with the clinical practice of medicine and surgery, ensures that patients receive the latest, most promising treatment options based on thorough review of their individual needs. 60 bed unit providing Cardiac intermediate level care that supports for the Cardiac Medicine population. Patients in this setting may require frequent assessments and collaborative evaluations to manage intermediate care status. Continuity of care is facilitated in this unit through transition for optimization of clinical outcomes. The population will include but is not limited to: •Myocardial Infarction (S/P STEMI, NSTEMI) •S/P Cardiac Arrest •Coronary Artery Disease Management (Pre/post Cardiac Cath with/without intervention, pre Cardiac Surgery) •Cardiac Arrhythmia Management (Medication and Device) •Acute Heart Failure Management (Medication and Device) CIU staff collaborate with the ECHI medicine service that is comprised of a Hospitalist and Advanced Practice staff (PAs and FNPs) with Cardiology consulting and ECU Cardiology (Academic service made up of Residents, Interns, Fellows and Attending’s) providing medical coverage for our patients and is available 24/7. Skills that will be utilized are interpretation of complex cardiac rhythms and 12 lead EKG change recognition, arterial lines, central lines, IV start skills, peripheral lab draws, arterial blood draws, various vasoactive intravenous drips with titration, conscious sedation management, sheath pulling (arterial & venous), 12 lead EKG performance, bedside procedures, BiPap and cardiac monitoring. RN ratio for Intermediate beds 1:4 remains constant on nights and weekends Charge Staff without a patient assignment Float on days FTE --- 0.9 work 3 12-shifts/week every other weekend call Shift is based on Unit need Must have current RN licensure in the state of North Carolina, temporary North Carolina licensure or Multi state licensure

About the Facility

As the flagship hospital of eastern North Carolina’s premier healthcare system, this facility offers a full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient care and houses the region's only Level I trauma center. Serving as the teaching hospital for a major university’s school of medicine, this 861-bed hospital has received accreditation from The Joint Commission and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and certification as a Primary Stroke Center, as well as the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus award from the American Stroke Association and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Medal of Honor for Organ Donation.

Facility Location

Called the "health, entertainment, and educational hub" of North Carolina's Tidewater and Coastal Plain, Greenville, a city of approximately 90,000, has also been named one of America’s "100 Best Communities for Young People," has ranked in the U.S. top ten "Best Small Places For Business And Careers" by Forbes, and has been designated North Carolina’s "Sportstown USA" by Sports Illustrated.

Job Benefits

At American Mobile Healthcare we take care of our travelers! We offer:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Free, quality, private housing
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k) and Flex Spending
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident and Short-term Disability Coverage
  • Free Continuing Education
  • Refer a friend and earn extra cash!

About the Company

Since its inception in 1985, American Mobile Healthcare has set the highest standards in professional recruitment for the travel healthcare industry. Our professional staffing team offers unparalleled customer service and industry commitment, as well as top pay and benefits. American Mobile Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply

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