Savannah , GA 31405
Seeking a PCU RN to join our team in a full time and permanent position.
Great opportunity to work for a large health system in the Savannah area. This unit is a Critical Care Step-down unit primarily for Cardiac Patients.
GA RN License and acute care experience is highly preferred.
Join one of the most exciting and well-respected employers in Southeast Georgia. Both hospital facilities are accredited by the Joint Commission. The hospital is proud to be a four time recipient of the "Magnet" designation, which recognizes excellence in nursing services.
PCU -Progressive Care Unit has 39 private beds. PCU is specialized in cardiac patients but sees higher acuity medical patients as well. Patients admitted to this unit include post-op cardiothoracic surgery after CVICU recovery, chest pain, post-interventional cardiology, respiratory requiring BiBAP, as well as cardiac intravenous medications. All PCU patients have bedside monitoring capability as well as centralized tememetry monitoring. PCU rooms are also equipped with bedside computers to allow for documentation in the room.
Responsibilities include providing advanced nursing care for patients with acute conditions such as heart attacks, respiratory distress syndrome, or shock. Unit size is 39 beds with nurse to patient ratio of 4:1. Three years of critical care experience preferred. Duties may include pre and post-operative patients or perform advanced, invasive diagnostic or therapeutic procedures. Patients are requiring close monitoring and frequent assessment.
· GA RN License Required
· 2 years of nursing experience required, progressive care experience preferred.
· BLS required -- ACLS preferred
· CCRN or PCCN is preferred
We have both day shift (7a-7p) positions and night shift (7p-7a) positions
They would be required to work 3—12 hour shifts per week
Every other weekend required.
Competitive Salary available
Relocation assistance offered