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Progressive Care Nurse

  • 576346
  • Registered Nurse
  • December 04, 2020
  • 101 Civic Center Lane
  • Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403
  • 12 N
  • 13 Weeks
  • December 14, 2020
  • NurseChoice
  • Temporary
  • $3,158 - $3,480*
  • *Actual revenue will vary depending on location, clinical setting, pay or mix and other factors.

Job Description & Requirements

Progressive Care Nurse

This hospital is a The Joint Commission-accredited, Medicare-certified 171-bed hospital located in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. It is a joint venture between PHC-Lake Havasu, Inc. and many community physicians. Through this ongoing collaboration, we are able to identify and focus on the elements that make for a quality-driven healthcare environment for our patients. As a community hospital and a regional referral center for healthcare, we offer a broad and comprehensive scope of services in major medical disciplines. A medical staff of more than 100 affiliated physicians represents a broad cross-section of expertise in 31 medical specialties. Our facility provides 24-hour emergency service with full-time emergency physicians on duty. The hospital has also earned an ALS Base Hospital Certificate from the State of Arizona, authorizing medical direction and support of pre-hospital care providers such as fire department and ambulance personnel. Nurses in our intermediate care unit do manage the following drips: Amiodarone Diltiazem Dobutamine Dopamine Lidocaine Nicardipine Nitroglycerin Heparin An ideal candidate would be familiar with at least most of the drips. Our nurses also manage patients with arterial lines, chest tubes, and on occasion thoracic pacer wires.

Required Qualifications

2 years of exp BLS, ACLS Drips - all drips listed in job desc

Preferred Qualifications

travel experience AZ or compact license PALS, TNCC required if T on site longer than 6 months

Facility Location

Lake Havasu is known as a party community town and during World War II was a US Army Air Corps camp. “London Bridge” which was brought over from England and completed in 1971 is now a favorite tourist attraction in Lake Havasu. During Spring Break many university students go there on vacation and MTV has featured Lake Havasu twice as a fun social spot to go to.

Job Benefits

NurseChoice isn't your ordinary travel nurse recruitment agency. An AMN Healthcare company, NurseChoice is the national leader in connecting registered nurses with quick-start, short-term travel assignments (typically four to eight weeks in duration), including EMR and critical staffing assignments, while also offering some of the travel nursing industry's best benefits and highest pay rates. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

About the Company

NurseChoice isn't your ordinary travel nurse recruitment agency. An AMN Healthcare company, NurseChoice is the national leader in connecting registered nurses with quick-start, short-term travel assignments (typically four to eight weeks in duration), including EMR and critical staffing assignments, while also offering some of the travel nursing industry's best benefits and highest pay rates. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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