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ICONMA, LLC Registered Nurse - PCU in United States

Registered Nurse – PCU Location: Rapid City, SD Duration: 13 Weeks Description: General Information Beds: 44 Minimum experience: 1.5 years general nursing experience Patient Types: Direct admits, ED admits, Post Cath Lab, etc MI, NSTEMI & STEMI (IABP would go to ICU), CHF, Dysrhythmia management, Pacemaker malfunction, Epicardial pacers Backup Stroke unit and Medical Overflow Step down level experience with post cardiac/vascular, post-cardiac cath patients, post open heart surgery, post TAVR, post EP studies, post pacemaker insertion Patient Ratios: RN: 1:4 most of the time, can be 1:3 (acuity dependent) Required Certifications: BLS, ACLS, NIHSS Required Education: Completion of a nursing education program that is approved by a board of nursing; Registered Nurse (RN) - South Dakota Board of Nursing Skills required: PCU level RN If traveler has experience outside of this specialty – please include this is your offer details ICU RN qualified to float to ED PCU RN qualified to float to ICU Experience with Cardiac procedural recovery (CABG/TAVR/post cardiac cath), MI pharmacology, titratable Cardiac/vasoactive gtts (Cardizem, Amiodarone, Nitro, Levo, Dopamine) – please request manager approval if traveler does not have this, Heparin gtts, cardiac rhythm interpretation, chest tubes management, TNK administration (preferred) Support on the Unit: CNA (Ratio: 1:5-8, depending on shift) Charge nurse - Unassigned Phlebotomy – Yes, peripheral blood draws Resource Nurse – Occasionally Tele tech would oversee cardiac monitoring – RN would confirm strips 6a & 6p RT - yes, 24/7 Hospitalist - in facility 24/7, but not dedicated to unit Charting System/Equipment: Epic – please let CRT know if traveler does not have EPIC experience so they can ask approval Alaris Omnicell Floating: If yes, where: Primarily to our sister unit, General PCU – as needed Could also be floated to MS/Tele or ICU to care for PCU level patients Could be floated within scope of practice and below As an equal opportunity employer, ICONMA prides itself on creating an employment environment that supports and encourages the abilities of all persons regardless of race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or disability.