Position : Cardiac Surgical Step Down Nurse
all shift available.
Applicants must have 1 year of acute care experience. Step down experience preferred.
Progressive care nursing jobs involve care for patients requiring close monitoring and frequent assessment, but who aren't unstable enough to need ICU care.
PCU nurses monitor cardiac and other critical vital signs and detect any changes, thereby enabling intervention of life-threatening or emergency situations.
Many PCU patients receive complex medications that may require titration based on the patients vital signs The PCU nurse is sometimes also called a stepdown nurse and the PCU is also known as cardiac stepdown, medical stepdown, neuro stepdown, surgical stepdown and ER holding.