PCU / Stepdown travel RN needed in Peoria, Illinois
Company: Cynet Health
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Shifts: 12 hours nights
Department/Unit - Stepdown Care Unit
Floating would be to other cardiac stepdown unit; adult gen med
units; ICU if has ICU experience. Travel RN to care for same RN to
patient ratio as unit they are floating to (4-6:1 gen med, 2:1
Bed size/number of rooms for this unit/dept. 21 bed unit
Nurse to patient ratio of this unit. (nursing only) 3:1
Registered Nurse state (IL) license status must be currently
Minimum of 1 year experience required
Job Duties :
RNs to complete vitals, full assessments, & I/O at minimum of every
4 hours. Emptying foley catheters are RNs responsibility.
Vitals & assessments are done more frequently if needed.
Can be done hourly for 24 hours.
Drips may be used if only one is titrated.
Every patient on intermediate is considered a fall risk.
No patient is left alone in bathroom or at bedside commode.
All patient with intermediate orders are on monitors.
Tele tech at desk to watch monitors.
Every patient is to be turned or re-positioned every 2 hours.
Even independent patients may need encouraged.
Bedside report & purposeful 4 P Rounding completed by RNs &
PCT & RN to communicate at beginning of shift a plan. Discuss
specific orders & tentative plan for activity & bath.
PCT's responsibilities include feeding patients if needed, bathing,
completing activity, accu checks, passing ice waters, stocking
supplies, empty trash.
All mission partners to utilize the care boards in patient
May see subdural drain, lumbar drain, chest tube placements
May see chest tube, drain, art line and central line placements
EPIC, pyxis, vein finder, IV pumps, cardiac monitors, lift
equipment, bladder scanner, vents, bipaps, etc.
Required for Onboarding
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