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Travel Nurse RN - PCU - Progressive Care Unit - $1,714 per week

Company: Tact Staff
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Tact Staff is seeking a travel nurse RN PCU - Progressive Care Unit for a travel nursing job in Alexandria, Louisiana.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: PCU - Progressive Care Unit
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours
  • Employment Type: Travel5 0 MILE RADIUS REQUIRED - - Rapides Regional Medical Center 211 4th St Alexandria, LA 71301 Facility Overview: Rapides Regional Medical Center, through the efforts of its associate employees and physicians, will provide high quality, efficient and compassionate health care services for our patients and community. Rapides Regional Medical Center shall assume a leading role for the coordination of health care delivery in Central Louisiana. The organization will focus on the development of an integrated, cost efficient, quality driven health care delivery system. Values: -Service - -Teamwork - -Accountability - -Respect - -Safety Founded in 1903 at the corner of Second and Lee streets in Alexandria, Louisiana, Rapides Regional Medical Center represents a proud heritage of compassionate healthcare services coupled with the most advanced technology of the day. With a continued emphasis on progressive care, Rapides Regional Medical Center has grown to meet the continually changing needs of our patients and the rapidly advancing technology of modern healthcare. Located in downtown Alexandria and easily accessible from Interstate 49, the hospital is licensed for 328 beds and fully accredited by The Joint Commission. The hospital participates in the Medicare, Medicaid and -Champus -programs as well as a number of commercial insurance and managed care programs. Total Number of Beds: 328 Directions Top Ten Things to do in Alexandria - - Unit Profile The purpose of a unit profile is to provide an exceptional - screenshot -of the unit. - - Profiles - should include - unique details to assist recruiting professional in effectively and efficiently identifying highly qualified staff. - - - Below you will find a data collection tool to help you identify essential data needed to complete your profile. - - - Hospital: - - Rapides Regional Medical Center Location: - Alexandria, Lou i siana Address: -211 4 th -Street Unit -Name : - 5 A -Trauma Building: - South Tower Cost Center: -6087 3 General Information Unit Specifics : Number of Beds : - 18 Patient - Ratios - : -2:1 Unit staffing description : -RNs and Unit secretary. -Total care is provided by RNs. Type of equipment : -Ventilators, - Alaris -IV pumps, Balloon pumps, - ventriculostomy -drains, glucometers. Use of - iMobile -phones and technology by all staff in the hospital. PPE- includes mask s , face shields, goggles, -gloves, -PAPR's and hoods -for - any suspected COVID-19 patient . Documentation system : - Meditech -using EBCD (Evidence Based Clinical Documentation) Scheduling requirements: -All nursing shift are twelve hours from 7 to 7; every other weekend. - - Holiday requirements Floating policy: -Nursing staff will float to other Medical-Surgical Units in the hospital as needed with priority focus on pulling to Intensive Care Units. Patient Experience requirements: -Hourly rounding, bedside hand-off reporting, completion of "My Care Board" during hand-off report; use of AIDET with a focus on compassionate connected care. Hospital Specifics- Pathways to Excellence Certified Working toward Magnet status Certified Stroke Center Certified Chest Pain Center Level II Trauma Center H iring profile Requested Skill Set: - Must have : - - Must be willing to care for COVID-19 patients, - have - ICU experience, - p ositive attitude, flexibility, - teamwork , desire for excellence, self-motivated, good communication and people skills, - and ability -to work in a diverse environment . - - Advanced skills needed: - Ventilator management, critical care drip knowledge, thorough and accurate assessment skills, and proficient knowledge with cardiac, -neuro, and respiratory systems . - - Procedures performed on unit : - - Intubations, cardioversions, - ventriculostomy -drain placement and management, IABP management, continual renal replacement therapy (CRRT), - proning -of patients. - - Certifications Required: - ACLS and BLS ; TNCC is a plus - - Dress Code : - (Required uniform) Ceil blue scrubs White or ceil blue scrub jacket optional If working with COVID patients, green surgery scrubs will be provided upon arrival to unit. Unit Guidelines/Policies : - Please - attach unit - specific - policies and guidelines . - Awards/Recognition: - - Quality measures are - competitively maintained - Any additional information that would entice a wor ker to select your unit -for their assignment: - - Consider items such as new equipment or technology, tenure and experience of staff, schedule options, etc. Many staff members are nationally certified, including managers Several highly tenured nursing staff Self-scheduling within certain guidelines iMobile -technology Completely new unit with cutting edge technologyTact Medical Staffing Job ID #469418. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted job title: Registered Nurse - IMC/PCU/StepdownAbout Tact StaffOur nurses choose Tact assignments because it provides the opportunity to take on -new challenges in their careers while they travel across the United States and gain enriching experiences on a professional and personal level. -Our dedicated team of staffing consultants will work with you and be your advocate as you choose to embark on new assignments. Our team is committed to providing our nurses with the most rewarding healthcare assignments and choices at primer healthcare institutions -nationwide. Let us handle the details; you choose the job and location that are right for you.Be Adventurous, -Make a Difference, Travel with Tact. -Be Adventurous - -Becoming a travel nurse is not only a professional adventure, but a personal adventure as well. It is an opportunity to challenge yourelf, to explore a new place, and try amazing food...Make a Difference -- -Nurses make such a huge difference in so many lives. The care and compassion you show to your patients, does not go unoticed. We know how important your jobs is, which is why we take our job as recruiters so seriously. Being able to place nurses in hospitals, where you are doing something as crucial as saving lives, is something we feel thankful to be able to do. -Travel with Tact -- -From the moment we receive your resume we begin trying to build a relationship with you. We know the importance of becoming your friend, before becoming your recruiter. Building friendly, yet professional relationships allows us to discover what you truly want... and don't want in a travel assignment.

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