Registered Nurse I- PCU
Job Description:The Progressive Care Unit at Northwest Hospital is a 40-bed unit with an admitting diagnosis of chest pain, syncope, heart failure, stroke or GI bleeds. Patients on this unit may also be going through alcohol withdrawal or have had a change in mental status. Nurses on this unit are able to provide medical and surgical care, as well as telemetry services. The unit is equipped with a Phillips monitoring system with a central monitor station, and Stat View pagers, which are carried by each nurse. This is a busy and challenging unit. Heart Care unit staff members are outgoing and positive, and must utilize strong organizational and leadership skills to assess patient status, implement clinical nursing interventions to modify symptoms, and develop and implement patient care plans to enhance and improve outcomes.Position summary:Provides safe, age-appropriate patient care, and function as advisor, resource, for patients and their families as a member of the patient care team. Works under the direct supervision and direction of the Nurse Manager. Requirements:Bachelor's of Nursing, preferred.; Bachelor's of Nursing, preferred; BSN's from CCNE accredited schools. Less than one year experience.