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PCU / Stepdown travel RN needed in Peoria, Illinois

Company: Cynet Health
Location: Peoria
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Pay Rate

$3,223 weekly

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 ICU)
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 active
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 & PCTs.
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 rooms.
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

  • BLS
  • Core Competency

Keywords: Cynet Health, Peoria , PCU / Stepdown travel RN needed in Peoria, Illinois, Healthcare , Peoria, Illinois

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