Progressive Care Unit Per Diem Nursing Jobs in California for RNs

Top PCU Travel Nurse Jobs in California for Registered Nurse

AMN Healthcare can help you find the top PCU travel nurse jobs in California. We currently offer 15 of the best available PCU nurse travel jobs in the state. California PCU travel jobs are currently available in cities like San Diego, Panorama City, San Jose, West Hills and Thousand Oaks. We have new jobs updating daily, so be sure to Apply Now so our specialists can make sure you get first crack. At AMN Healthcare, we’ve made it easy for you to compare California PCU nursing jobs by allowing you to filter based on salary, shift type, location or duration to find the right job for you.

Currently, you can find PCU jobs in California with a salary range between $36 to $64 per hour. The city with the highest paying PCU job in California currently is Riverside with a position for a Progressive Care Unit Nurse (PCU/SDU RN) at $51 per hour.

There are many incredible hospital facilities in California to find PCU travel nursing work in. Tenet – Los Alamitos Medical Center in Los Alamitos, Los Robles Hospital Medical Center in Thousand Oaks, Regional Medical Center of San Jose in San Jose, Riverside Community Hospital in Riverside and Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs all have PCU departments that may have jobs available.

If you have a specific start date in mind, we have a variety of options for PCU travel jobs in California. The earliest start date in California is Jul 7, 2024 for a Progressive Care Unit Nurse (PCU/SDU RN) role at $64 per hour. The latest start date for an job in California is Jul 7, 2024 for a Progressive Care Unit Nurse (PCU/SDU RN) role at $51 per hour. You can also find the best time for you by sorting on “start date” in the list below.

There are a variety of contract lengths available for a Progressive Care Unit travel nurse job in California.

California is a popular place to work for PCU travel nurses, with great things to do, people to meet and places to see! You can learn more about travel nursing benefits here.

Top Cities in California with Per Diem Progressive Care Unit Jobs

AMN Healthcare currently has 15 per diem Progressive Care Unit positions available in the state of California. Search the most recent jobs below, or click the button below to view all jobs.

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Highest Paying Jobs in Los Alamitos, CA

AMN Healthcare currently has 3 per diem Progressive Care Unit positions available in Los Alamitos.
per diem
Progressive Care Unit Nurse (PCU/SDU RN)
  • Los Alamitos, California – 90720
  • 12 D,
  • July 7, 2024
$36 to $39
Hourly Pay*
PCU RN’s closely monitor patients recently released from the ICU before those patients are moved to regular hospital beds. PCU RN’S monitor cardiac and other critical vital signs and detect any changes, thereby enabling intervention of life-threatening, or emergency situations. PCU RN’s work in hospitals, and usually will float as needed to work in Tele or Med Surg units.Education/Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN): 4-Year Education 
  • Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN): 2-Year Education 
  • You must earn an ADN or BSN degree and pass the NCLEX to apply for a license as a RN. 
  • RN‘s can only work with an active state license.
  • ACLS is often required
*Per Diem Shifts Available  Recent Experience Required.
per diem
Progressive Care Unit Nurse (PCU/SDU RN)
  • Los Alamitos, California – 90720
  • 12 D,
  • July 7, 2024
$36 to $39
Hourly Pay*
PCU RN's closely monitor patients recently released from the ICU before those patients are moved to regular hospital beds. PCU RN’S monitor cardiac and other critical vital signs and detect any changes, thereby enabling intervention of life-threatening, or emergency situations. PCU RN’s work in hospitals, and usually will float as needed to work in Tele or Med Surg units.Education/Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN): 4-Year Education 
  • Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN): 2-Year Education 
  • You must earn an ADN or BSN degree and pass the NCLEX to apply for a license as a RN. 
  • RN‘s can only work with an active state license.
  • ACLS is often required
*Per Diem Shifts Available  Recent Experience Required.
per diem
Progressive Care Unit Nurse (PCU/SDU RN)
  • Los Alamitos, California – 90720
  • 12 N,
  • July 7, 2024
$36 to $39
Hourly Pay*
PCU RN's closely monitor patients recently released from the ICU before those patients are moved to regular hospital beds. PCU RN’S monitor cardiac and other critical vital signs and detect any changes, thereby enabling intervention of life-threatening, or emergency situations. PCU RN’s work in hospitals, and usually will float as needed to work in Tele or Med Surg units.Education/Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN): 4-Year Education 
  • Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN): 2-Year Education 
  • You must earn an ADN or BSN degree and pass the NCLEX to apply for a license as a RN. 
  • RN‘s can only work with an active state license.
  • ACLS is often required
*Per Diem Shifts Available  Recent Experience Required.
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Highest Paying Jobs in Palm Springs, CA

AMN Healthcare currently has 2 per diem Progressive Care Unit positions available in Palm Springs.
per diem
Progressive Care Unit Nurse (PCU/SDU RN)
  • Palm Springs, California – 92262
  • 12 D,
  • July 7, 2024
$36 to $39
Hourly Pay*
CVICU RN's provide highly specialized care to patients who suffer from a serious injury or illness. CVICU RN's need to keep watch over people whose condition may undergo rapid changes as well as care for those who are often too ill to care for themselves in even the most basic capacity. CVICU specializes in Cardiac. Typically, these units get open hearts that have swans in place. CVCU RN's work in the ICU unit of a hospital, sometimes called Critical Care. CVICU RN’s may be asked to float to PCU or TeleEducation/Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN): 4-Year Education 
  • Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN): 2-Year Education 
  • You must earn an ADN or BSN degree and pass the NCLEX to apply for a license as a RN. 
  • RN‘s can only work with an active state license.
  • ACLS and CRRT are often required
*Flexible and willing to float, Experience with  Cerner and Optilink
per diem
Progressive Care Unit Nurse (PCU/SDU RN)
  • Palm Springs, California – 92262
  • 12 N,
  • July 7, 2024
$36 to $39
Hourly Pay*
PCU RN's closely monitor patients recently released from the ICU before those patients are moved to regular hospital beds. PCU RN’S monitor cardiac and other critical vital signs and detect any changes, thereby enabling intervention of life-threatening, or emergency situations. PCU RN’s work in hospitals, and usually will float as needed to work in Tele or Med Surg units.Education/Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN): 4-Year Education 
  • Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN): 2-Year Education 
  • You must earn an ADN or BSN degree and pass the NCLEX to apply for a license as a RN. 
  • RN‘s can only work with an active state license.
  • ACLS is often required
*Flexible and willing to float, Experience with  Cerner and Optilink
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Highest Paying Jobs in San Diego, CA

AMN Healthcare currently has 2 per diem Progressive Care Unit positions available in San Diego.
per diem
Progressive Care Unit Nurse (PCU/SDU RN)
  • San Diego, California – 92120
  • 12 D,
  • July 7, 2024
$60 to $64
Hourly Pay*
PCU RN's closely monitor patients recently released from the ICU before those patients are moved to regular hospital beds. PCU RN’S monitor cardiac and other critical vital signs and detect any changes, thereby enabling intervention of life-threatening, or emergency situations. PCU RN’s work in hospitals, and usually will float as needed to work in Tele or Med Surg units.Education/Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN): 4-Year Education 
  • Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN): 2-Year Education 
  • You must earn an ADN or BSN degree and pass the NCLEX to apply for a license as a RN. 
  • RN‘s can only work with an active state license.
  • ACLS is often required
per diem
Progressive Care Unit Nurse (PCU/SDU RN)
  • San Diego, California – 92120
  • 12 N,
  • July 7, 2024
$60 to $64
Hourly Pay*
PCU RN's closely monitor patients recently released from the ICU before those patients are moved to regular hospital beds. PCU RN’S monitor cardiac and other critical vital signs and detect any changes, thereby enabling intervention of life-threatening, or emergency situations. PCU RN’s work in hospitals, and usually will float as needed to work in Tele or Med Surg units.Education/Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN): 4-Year Education 
  • Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN): 2-Year Education 
  • You must earn an ADN or BSN degree and pass the NCLEX to apply for a license as a RN. 
  • RN‘s can only work with an active state license.
  • ACLS is often required
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Highest Paying Jobs in San Jose, CA

AMN Healthcare currently has 2 per diem Progressive Care Unit positions available in San Jose.
per diem
Progressive Care Unit Nurse (PCU/SDU RN)
  • San Jose, California – 95116
  • 12 N,
  • July 7, 2024
$59 to $63
Hourly Pay*
PCU RN’s closely monitor patients recently released from the ICU before those patients are moved to regular hospital beds. PCU RN’S monitor cardiac and other critical vital signs and detect any changes, thereby enabling intervention of life-threatening, or emergency situations. PCU RN’s work in hospitals, and usually will float as needed to work in Tele or Med Surg units.Education/Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN): 4-Year Education 
  • Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN): 2-Year Education 
  • You must earn an ADN or BSN degree and pass the NCLEX to apply for a license as a RN. 
  • RN‘s can only work with an active state license.
  • ACLS is often required
*Per Diem Shifts Available  Recent Experience Required.
per diem
Progressive Care Unit Nurse (PCU/SDU RN)
  • San Jose, California – 95116
  • 12 D,
  • July 7, 2024
$58 to $62
Hourly Pay*
PCU RN's closely monitor patients recently released from the ICU before those patients are moved to regular hospital beds. PCU RN’S monitor cardiac and other critical vital signs and detect any changes, thereby enabling intervention of life-threatening, or emergency situations. PCU RN’s work in hospitals, and usually will float as needed to work in Tele or Med Surg units.Education/Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN): 4-Year Education 
  • Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN): 2-Year Education 
  • You must earn an ADN or BSN degree and pass the NCLEX to apply for a license as a RN. 
  • RN‘s can only work with an active state license.
  • ACLS is often required
*Per Diem Shifts Available  Recent Experience Required.
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Highest Paying Jobs in Thousand Oaks, CA

AMN Healthcare currently has 2 per diem Progressive Care Unit positions available in Thousand Oaks.
per diem
Progressive Care Unit Nurse (PCU/SDU RN)
  • Thousand Oaks, California – 91360
  • 12 N,
  • July 7, 2024
$48 to $52
Hourly Pay*
PCU RN’s closely monitor patients recently released from the ICU before those patients are moved to regular hospital beds. PCU RN’S monitor cardiac and other critical vital signs and detect any changes, thereby enabling intervention of life-threatening, or emergency situations. PCU RN’s work in hospitals, and usually will float as needed to work in Tele or Med Surg units.Education/Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN): 4-Year Education 
  • Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN): 2-Year Education 
  • You must earn an ADN or BSN degree and pass the NCLEX to apply for a license as a RN. 
  • RN‘s can only work with an active state license.
  • ACLS is often required
*Per Diem Shifts Available  Recent Experience Required.
per diem
Progressive Care Unit Nurse (PCU/SDU RN)
  • Thousand Oaks, California – 91360
  • 12 D,
  • July 7, 2024
$48 to $51
Hourly Pay*
PCU RN’s closely monitor patients recently released from the ICU before those patients are moved to regular hospital beds. PCU RN’S monitor cardiac and other critical vital signs and detect any changes, thereby enabling intervention of life-threatening, or emergency situations. PCU RN’s work in hospitals, and usually will float as needed to work in Tele or Med Surg units.Education/Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN): 4-Year Education 
  • Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN): 2-Year Education 
  • You must earn an ADN or BSN degree and pass the NCLEX to apply for a license as a RN. 
  • RN‘s can only work with an active state license.
  • ACLS is often required
*Per Diem Shifts Available  Recent Experience Required.
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Statistics on PCU Jobs in California

Review helpful statistics about PCU traveling nurse jobs in California. The data is based on the last three complete months of PCU job postings in the state of California. It is regularly updated, so you can find the most recent Progressive Care Unit job salary trends, the types of shifts and contract durations most commonly available in California for travel nursing jobs.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Per Diem Progressive Care Unit Jobs in California

How much does an Progressive Care Unit travel nurse make on average in California?

A PCU nurse in California can make an average of $61 per hour.

How much does a night shift PCU travel nurse make on average in California?

A: A 12 Hour Night shift Progressive Care Unit nurse in California can make an average of $52 per hour based on recent job availability.

How much does a day shift PCU travel nurse make on average in California?

A: A 12 Hour Day shift Progressive Care Unit nurse in California can make an average of $50 per hour based on recent job availability. Learn more about Travel Nursing Salaries.

How many travel Progressive Care Unit jobs are available in California?

There are currently 15 Progressive Care Unit travel nursing jobs available in California. We also get new jobs daily, so be sure to apply now and a recruiter will help you find the perfect fit as jobs become available.

What healthcare facilities have RN Progressive Care Unit staff in California?

  • Nexxrad in Long Beach
  • AltaMed Medical and Dental Group – West Covina in West Covina
  • UC Davis Department of Psychiatry in Sacramento
  • Kingsburg Community Health Center in Kingsburg
  • Kaiser Permanente – Lancaster Medical Office Building in Lancaster

What types of shifts are most common for PCU travel nursing jobs in California?

Based on the last 6 months of data, 12 Hour Day shifts were the most common shifts in California cities.

Locating PCU Travel Nursing Jobs in California

In California, cities like Los Alamitos, Palm Springs, San Diego, San Jose, and Thousand Oaks have per diem PCU nursing jobs and traveling nurse housing available. It’s a great state to work in, hosting facilities like Nexxrad, AltaMed Medical and Dental Group – West Covina, UC Davis Department of Psychiatry, Kingsburg Community Health Center and Kaiser Permanente – Lancaster Medical Office Building, all with nurse specialties and Progressive Care Unit staff.

Healthcare Facilities in California that offer Progressive Care Unit Jobs

These are just examples of some of the healthcare facilities in and around the California area that have historically offered jobs for Progressive Care Unit professionals.
Kaiser – Los Angeles Medical Center
Shifts
8 D, 8 E, 10 D, 12 D, and 12 N
Job Durations
13 and 11
Address
4867 Sunset Boulevard, NULL
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Nearby Neighborhoods
Los Feliz (90027), Silver Lake (90026), Hollywood (90028), Rampart Village (90057), Echo Park (90026)
Surgery Center of Valley Presbyterian Hospital
Shifts
8 D, 10 D, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
13
Departments
Cardiovascular ICU Cardiovascular Operating Room Emergency Room Medical Surgical Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Operating Room Post Anesthesia Care Unit Progressive Care Unit Rehabilitation Telemetry
Address
15107 Vanowen Street, NULL
Van Nuys, CA 91405
Adventist Health Sonora
Shifts
8 D, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
13
Address
1000 Greenley Rd., NULL
Sonora, CA 95370
Nearby Neighborhoods
Sonora Knolls (95370)
Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center
Shifts
8 D, 12 D, and 12 N
Job Durations
12, 13, and 11
Address
1010 Murray Avenue, NULL
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
Enloe Medical Center
Shifts
8 D, 8 E, 10 D, 10 E, 10 N, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Job Durations
13
Address
1531 Esplanade, NULL
Chico, CA 95926
Riverside Community Hospital
Shifts
12 D and 12 N
Address
4445 MAGNOLIA AVE.
Riverside, CA 92501
Nearby Neighborhoods
Riverside Junction (92501), Pachappa (92506), Magnolia Avenue (92502), Bannockburn Village (92507), Canyon Crest Heights (92507)
Kaiser – Zion Medical Center
Shifts
8 D, 8 E, 10 D, 10 E, 10 N, 12 D, and 12 N
Job Durations
13
Address
4647 Zion Avenue, NULL
San Diego, CA 92120
Nearby Neighborhoods
Grantville (92182), Allied Gardens (92120), Del Cerro (92182), Montezuma Mesa (92182), Normal Heights (92116)
Tenet – Los Alamitos Medical Center
Shifts
10 D, 12 D, 12 E, and 12 N
Departments
Ambulatory Post Anesthesia Care Unit Emergency Room Intensive Care Unit Medical Surgical Progressive Care Unit Skilled Nursing Telemetry
Address
3751 Katella Ave
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Nearby Neighborhoods
Royal Oak Mobile Home Park (90721)
Kaiser Permanente – Panorama City Medical Center
Shifts
12 D and 12 N
Departments
Intensive Care Unit Labor & Delivery Neonatal Intensive Care – Level III-IV Pedi Progressive Care Unit Urgent Care
Address
13651 Willard St
Panorama City, CA 91402
Los Robles Hospital Medical Center
Shifts
12 D and 12 N
Address
215 W Janss Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
Nearby Neighborhoods
Mountclef Village (91360), Greenwich Village (91358), Conejo Valley Trailer Park (91319), Newbury Park (91319), North Ranch (91362)

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* Estimate of payments is intended for informational purposes and includes hourly wages, as well as reimbursements for meal & incidental expenses and housing expenses incurred on behalf of the Company. Please speak with a recruiter for additional details.