Travel Nurse (RN) - PCU Float Pool


Rapid City, SD
4 shifts x 12 hours
Start July 29th · 13 wks
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Contract Date
07/29/2024 - 10/28/2024
Expected Length
13 weeks
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Radius Rules
Candidates must live at least 100 miles away from this facility in order to be considered a traveler when applying for this role.
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12 months of role experience is required.
18 months of PCU Float Pool experience is required.
Experience with Epic is preferred.
Candidates must provide 2 manager/supervisor references from within the past 12 months in order to be considered for this role
Candidates must have a South Dakota license or compact license prior to placement start.
BLS (Required)
ACLS (Required)
NIHSS (Required)
COVID vaccination required for onboarding. Religious and medical declinations accepted.
Proof of Identification
Proof of identification required
Additional Information

Pre-employment modules may be required for this role. Please upload any certifications or health documents you have to your profile to expedite your on-boarding process.

Additional Details:

Monument Health blackout dates for RTO are 8/1/24 - 8/18/24. Any RTO or special requests not included on your application will NOT be considered.

Monument includes the expected start date they prefer on their job postings. Please keep this in mind when listing your start date availability! If you can start on the day they are requesting, you are more likely to be selected for an interview or offer.

Expect someone with a 501 or 605 area code to reach out to interview you for this position.

Guaranteed Hour: 48

Must be PCU Level RN, willing to float to MedSurg/Tele

Will you accept a first-time traveler? Only if previous float pool experience and 2+ years experience, otherwise travel experience required

Permanent staff must wait 1 full year to return as a traveler

Patient Types:

Please ensure traveler understands – this is a float pool position – floating throughout various units within Rapid City location – within or below scope of practice (to include MedSurg)

If traveler has experience outside of this Intermediate Care – please include this is your offer details, for example:

PCU RN qualified to float to ICU

Common Diagnoses include but are not limited to:

Orthopedics Neuro (Stroke, Transient Ischemic Attack, etc.) Surgical Medical (Urinary Tract Infection, Pneumonia, Failure to Thrive, etc.) Intermediate Care (Sepsis, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, End-stage Renal, Alcohol Withdrawal, etc.) Oncology Heart and Vascular (Chest Pain, Heart Failure, Pre/Post Cardiac Cath, etc.)

Required Education:

Completion of a nursing education program that is approved by a board of nursing; Registered Nurse (RN) - South Dakota Board of Nursing

BSN required

Skills required:

PCU level RN – willing to float to Med/Tele – this is a float pool position throughout scope of practice

Must have experience with titration of all drips below – please ask manager approval prior to offer if traveler is not completely comfortable

Common titratable drips:

Cardizem, Amiodarone, Nitro, Levo, Dopamine, Insulin

Cardiac rhythm interpretation, IV starts, Blood product administration, CIWA, drain/tube management, indwelling and straight catheter insertion/management, continuous bladder irrigation, chest tube maintenance

Experience with Cardiac procedural recovery (CABG/TAVR/post Cardiac Cath), MI pharmacology, Heparin gtts

Floating: If yes, where?

This is a float pool position floating routinely between: Ortho/Neuro/Surgical, Medical, Progressive Care Unit, Oncology, and Heart and Vascular – all units are mixed acuity and will have Intermediate to MedSurg level patient types

Could be floated within scope of practice and below

If traveler is competent to float to other areas, such as ICU, that skillset may be utilized


Hired into straight shift – see availability for posting; could potentially split shifts

Weekend rotation: Every other

Will they be on call? If so, what is that schedule? No on-call

Holiday Expectations: Every other

Approval of time off? Up to 7 days – must extend to accommodate a 13-week contract

No time off during annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally (first 2-3 weeks in August annually)

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