RN PCU

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RN PCU

  • Post Date:04/11/2018
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  • Job Location Rome, GA
    Offered Salary $50,000+
    Experience 3 Years
  • Qualification Bachelor Degree
Job Description

Progressive care nursing jobs involve care for patients requiring close monitoring and frequent assessment, but who aren’t unstable enough to need ICU care. PCU nurses monitor cardiac and other critical vital signs and detect any changes, thereby enabling intervention of life-threatening or emergency situations. Many PCU patients receive complex medications that may require titration based on the patients vital signs The PCU nurse is sometimes also called a step-down nurse and the PCU is also known as cardiac stepdown, medical stepdown, neuro stepdown, surgical stepdown and ER holding.

Duties include:

  • Work as part of a team with physicians, healthcare professionals, and other nurses
  • Provide care, monitor health conditions, administer medicine, use medical equipment, perform minor medical operations
  • Utilize critical-thinking skills to assess and prioritize the care for each patient based on its critical nature