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Progressive Care Nurse - Travel - (PCU RN)

Job ID: 376760
Discipline: Registered Nurse
Specialty: PCU
Date Posted: 2/14/2018
Address: 1000 E MOUNTAIN BLVD
Location: Wilkes Barre, PA
Shift: 12 N
Duration: 13 Weeks
Start Date: ASAP
Employment Type: Temporary
Hiring Organization: American Mobile Healthcare
Pay Rate: $31.00*

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.

Required Qualifications

Years of Experience: 1. BLS/BCLS Pa Lic FBI finger Printing done 2 current Ref are required

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

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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