Job Description & Requirements
Progressive Care Nurse - (PCU RN)
Exclusive order to AMN Healthcare! Serving San Diego since 1967 we provide high quality care and a full range of health care services including medical specialty and emergency services for more than 500,000 members throughout the county. Over 7,700 staff and more than 1,100 quality doctors provide care at our medical facility which has 414 licensed beds and a 78 bed Emergency Department. We are currently looking for an experience ICU RN for our 24 bed critical care unit with a daily census of 22, with Float to DOU,SDU, Tele and MS units. We see all ages Pediatrics, Adolescents, Adults& Geriatrics. The skills & certifications we are looking for are as follows: BLS, ACLS, Telemetry, Ventilator Management, Swans, CCRN. We are an exciting team who always put our patients first!
Additional Unit Information:
Total # of beds in the unit: 24.Average daily census:22. Age Groups: Pediatrics, Adolescents, Adults, Geriatrics. Unit Patient population: Medical, Surgical, Neuro-Surg., Cardiac & Pulmonary Critical care patients, ventilated, Sepsis, MSOF, ARDS, Hemodynamic monitoring (arterial and pulmonary artery. Rarely cares for Pediatric patients. Certifications/Skills required: BLS, ACLS, Telemetry, Ventilator Management, Swans, CCRN. RN must have at least 2 years of ICU experience; if a work day is missed (e.g., sick call), it must be made up. No nasal, tongue or eyebrow piercing (one piercing in ears is okay. No visible tattoos.
Special medications on the unit: Unit Dose System, Nothing special; usual ICU Drips. Special procedures: Nothing special, regular ICU procedures. Will not be assigned to Neuro-surgical patients with ICP monitoring; patients with pulmonary artery catheters, BIS monitor.
Procedures that could cause ethical issues: Terminally ill patients that are still on " Full Code Status". Cases of Dometic Violence. Withdrawal of life support. Depending on census will float if necessary. Scrubs any color provided by RN.