Progressive Care Unit (PCU) Travel Nurse Jobs and Salary

Discover your next adventure as a progressive care unit travel nurse also known as a PCU nurse. American Mobile is the leading travel nursing agency providing the largest network of facilities and PCU travel nurse jobs across the country. PCU nurses often provide a level of patient care that is critical for those who require close monitoring. Your skillset is needed to help us provide quality care to patients everywhere.

PCU Travel Nursing Job Description & Requirements

  • Completed degree from an accredited nursing program
  • At least one year of work experience in a clinical setting
  • Work with patients recovering from surgery or with chronic illnesses
  • Use critical thinking and nursing expertise to provide care and monitoring for patients

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PCU Travel Nurse Salary

Earn up to $3,189/week

Compensation is a critical factor when considering a PCU travel nurse job, that’s why American Mobile offers some of the most competitive pay rates in the industry. You could earn up to $3,189 per week or $41,457 for a 13-week assignment. estimates the average annual salary of a PCU nurse, totaling $71,464 per year. When you enter the world of PCU travel nursing, you also dramatically increase your annual compensation.


*Disclaimer: Wages for PCU travel jobs are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.

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Travel PCU Nurse Benefits

Becoming a PCU nurse with American Mobile doesn’t only come with exciting adventures of traveling, but amazing benefits to support your well-being and professional development. Reap the rewards of our comprehensive benefits package for yourself and your loved ones.

  • Referral Bonuses
  • Variety of jobs
  • Health Benefits
  • 401k Matching & More

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PCU Travel Nurse Job Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I become a Travel PCU Nurse?

American Mobile requires one year of hospital experience before referring an PCU nurse to any travel assignment.

Each healthcare facility may require different certifications, therefore, do not get discouraged if you do not qualify for your dream assignment.

  • As a PCU Travel Nurse do I need to be license in that state?

As a travel nurse, you will need to get your nursing license in the state in which you choose to work. It’s important to know that each state, as well as the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), has its own nursing license requirements.

  • Can I take time off between PCU Travel Nurse assignments?

Yes! That is one of the benefits of being a PCU Tavel Nurse. Travel nursing allows you to remain flexible and take time off working between assignments. However, to remain eligible for benefits provided by American Mobile, you must begin an assignment within 25 days of your last assignment. For more information, contact a recruiter.

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