Progressive Care Nurse - Travel - (PCU RN) - Hazard, Kentucky -

Travel/Contract Nursing Job in
Hazard , Kentucky

  • Employer: Onward Healthcare
  • Profession: Registered Nurse
  • Specialty: Telemetry / Step-Down

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Job Description & Requirements
Progressive Care Nurse - (PCU RN)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $1409.00 - 1553.00

1. General job duties. Types of procedures required.
Also manage cardiac drips amiodarone, cardizem, heparin, insulin, Bumex, dopamine, and dobutamine.

2. Equipment utilized in the unit/dept. (Is there computerized charting, medication systems, etc.)
Medication: HCS EMAR; Paper Charting

3. Required skills and minimum years of experience.
Arrhythmia interpretation, pre/post op care of cardiac cath pts.

4. Specific licensures and certifications/registrations required. (ARRT, CRT, BLS, ACLS, etc)

5. Shift or schedule requirements. (Will the employee ever work alone? Is call required? If so, how often? Are weekends required?)
Weekend rotation required. 48 hours EOW.

6. Floating to other units/departments. (If so, to which units/departments?)
Yes but only to units with the same patient acuity

7. Bed size/number of rooms for this unit/dept.

8. Nurse to patient ratio of this unit.

9. Dress Code:
Grey uniform bottoms and any color tops.

10. Tell us about the unit/department specific training and orientation program.
General orientation to the facility with unit specific orientation provided on the floor.

Required Qualifications
DOB and last 4 of SSN
2 yrs Tele or Stepdown
KY or compact lic in hand, need to send bon state lic verification
Willing to work 48 EOW
OK with Ratios 1:5-6
Cardiac Drip Experience (required)

Facility Location
If you enjoy adventure and the outdoors then Hazard, KY is the place to be. Enjoy the beautiful scenery while participating in outdoor activities such as swimming, fishing and hiking at the Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park. Get some R&R at one of the many quaint bed and breakfasts or stroll the friendly downtown filled with restaurants and shops.

Hospitals Located Near Hazard:

• Hazard ARH Regional Medical Center 

• Mary Breckinridge ARH Hospital

• Kentucky River Medical Center

• Whitesburg ARH Hospital

• Manchester Memorial Hospital

Job Benefits
Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:

Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits

Medical plans with dental and vision

Complimentary, high-quality private housing

401(k) and flex spending options

Life insurance

Accident and short-term disability coverage

Free continuing education (CE) courses

Travel allowances

Guaranteed pay program

Tuition discount program

Referral bonuses

About the Company
Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation’s top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.

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Hazard, Kentucky

Employment Type



Onward Healthcare

Date Posted

Jan 11th, 2019

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