SD-RN-Progressive Care Stepdown/Short Stay Observation (6028110)- Nights
182612 Rapid City, SD Nights
*Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.
Candidate will be placed in the Progressive Care Unit with the floating assignments to the Cardiac Intervention Unit. Candidate may also be placed in the ICU, Med/Surg, or surge capacity units if necessary based on the need of the organization. PCU/SSO is a 48-bed intermediate care unit with an average daily census of 44 patients. PCU/SSO cares for adults with a variety of diagnoses which include CHF, ARF, ESLD, DM, DKA, pneumonia, sepsis, GI bleed, syncope, chest pain, respiratory failure, COPD, arrhythmias, and delirium tremors. The unit cares for and manage the care of patients with chronic and/or acute illnesses who are experiencing acute problems that require complex assessments, intensive therapies and interventions, and moderate levels of nursing vigilance.Equipment commonly used on this unit is Alaris Pump, EPIC, Kangaroo Pump, PCA & Epidurals, TR/Radial Bands, NGs, Chest Tubes, High Flow 02, Restraints, Midline and Central lines. Also must float to the surge capacity COVID areas as needed.Shift times for this position is 1830-0700. Patient ratio is 3:1 or 4:1.