Progressive Care Nurse (PCU)

Location: Austin, TX
Great opportunity for a Progressive Care Nurse (PCU) in the Austin area of Texas.
  • Full-time Nights (rotating weekends)
Responsibilities of the Progressive Care Nurse (PCU)
  • This unit provides care for complex patients.  The patient population consists primarily of surgical cardiac/cardiovascular based patients post procedures including but not limited to TAVRS and MitraClip. 
  • Fifty-five to sixty-five open hearts performed at the facility per month. 
  • The PCU receives patients within 24 to 48 hours post open heart. 
  • The highly skilled staff participates in bedside procedures such thoracentesis, TEE, Cardioversions and pulling sheaths.  Research studies conducted on the Hospital PCU patient population due to the complexity of the case mix index, high HCAP scores and quality outcomes in conjunction with low re-admit rates. 
Requirements of the Progressive Care Nurse (PCU)
  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing; Associate's degree in nursing required, BSN preferred
  • Registered Nurse with current state licensure from the State of Texas; RN licensure from state with the Nursing Compact – required to get a Texas license within 90 days of hire
  • Minimum of one-year adult, acute care with cardiology/cardiovascular nursing as well as Telemetry experience 
  • BLS Certification
  • ACLS Certification
  • TNCC Certification
This facility is recognized as a leader in cardiac Care, featuring state-of-the-art cardiovascular technologist, providing comprehensive physician directed and patient centered care.  This results in excellent patient outcomes and satisfaction ratings.

Elaine Zanetas
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