Contract - Post Surgical Care Unit (PSCU) RN - Wisconsin

Northern, WI

Posted: 09/27/2019 Job Number: 12719792
Post Surgical Care Unit (PSCU) Needed in Wisconsin
Location – Northern Wisconsin
Practice Type - Hospital
Start Date – October 2019
We have an immediate need for a Post Surgical Care Unit for a hospital located in Northern Wisconsin.  Below are additional details:
Facility Overview and  Requirements
  • Contract Length:   13 weeks 
  • Guaranteed Hours Per Week:  36
  • Shift Requirements:  12 Day/Night rotating. 7a-7p/7p-7a. Will not rotate shifts within the same week.
  • Weekend/Holiday:   Up to every other weekend. And holiday
  • Float Requirements:   To alike units; Medical Pediatric (would not take peds patients), Palliative Care, oncology, and potentially to CICU (would not take a patient load).
  • On Call/Call Back Requirements:   N/A
  • Required Certifications to be Attached upon Submittal:   WI RN License and BLS. 
  • Minimum Experience: 2+ years Med Surg experience. Must have recent hospital experience.
  • Charting Experience: Epic strongly  preferred. If no Epic experience, must have previous electronic charting experience. 
  • Equipment used: Epic EMR, Rovers for medication scanning, Alaris pumps
  • Unit Specific Skillset: Post Surgical Care Unit post recovery after Pacu.  40 bed inpatient area that provides care along a continuum for pre and post-surgical adults and geriatric patients. 
  • Unit Overview (Patient ratio, etc.): Nurse to pt ratio: day/pm 1: 4 or 5, nights 1: 6 or 7.  Fast paced post-surgical unit that averages 10-15 admissions per day with the highest occurring on Day/PM.   Occupancy of unit is 70% during the week with average length of stay 2 – 3 days (except joints). RN must have ability to multi task and prioritize patient care needs based on acuity and work as a team.


Catapult Healthcare is a comprehensive national staffing agency and placement firm specializing in both locum tenens physician and advanced practitioners (NP / PA), in addition to travel nursing and allied clinical service professionals.  We offer both short and long term contract and permanent placement assignments nationwide.

Brandy Anderson

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