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Progressive Care Nurse - (PCU RN)

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Company: American Mobile

Location: Kingwood, TX

Date Posted: July 16, 2014

Source: AMN Healthcare

Innovative care teams bring the best of themselves to their patients at this outstanding Cardiac IMU. This facility features compassionate care in addition to advanced technology. This role is perfect for dedicated caregivers looking to utilize top-notch patient care models and state of the art equipment. A progressive care nurse (PCU RN) works in a progressive care unit (PCU) and cares for patients requiring close monitoring and frequent assessment, but who aren't unstable enough to need ICU care. PCU RNs use computer equipment to monitor cardiac and other vital information and detect any changes, thereby enabling intervention of life-threatening or emergency situations. Close observation is necessary as many PCU patients receive a significant amount of complex meds, sometimes through an intravenous line that may need to be adjusted or titrated. The PCU RN is sometimes also called a step-down nurse or telemetry nurse, and the PCU is also known ...

Innovative care teams bring the best of themselves to their patients at this outstanding Cardiac IMU. This facility features compassionate care in addition to advanced technology. This role is perfect for dedicated caregivers looking to utilize top-notch patient care models and state of the art equipment. A progressive care nurse (PCU RN) works in a progressive care unit (PCU) and cares for patients requiring close monitoring and frequent assessment, but who aren't unstable enough to need ICU care. PCU RNs use computer equipment to monitor cardiac and other vital information and detect any changes, thereby enabling intervention of life-threatening or emergency situations. Close observation is necessary as many PCU patients receive a significant amount of complex meds, sometimes through an intravenous line that may need to be adjusted or titrated. The PCU RN is sometimes also called a step-down nurse or telemetry nurse, and the PCU is also known as cardiac stepdown, medical stepdown, neuro stepdown, surgical stepdown, and ER holding.

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