Registered Nurse (RN) Progressive Care Unit

Registered Nurse (RN) Progressive Care Unit

02 Jun 2022
Florida, Plantation, 33388 Plantation USA

Registered Nurse (RN) Progressive Care Unit

Registered Nurse (RN)Progressive Care Unit (PCU)Full-Time Days FTE 0.9HCA Florida Westside HospitalPlantation, FL$10,000.00 SIGN-ON ELIGIBLEExternal candidates onlyFacility Description:We're always on the move. You will find it is an exciting time at HCA Florida Westside Hospital, a 250-bed medical center and healthcare complex. Westside Hospital offers the community the latest in the minimally invasive spine and colorectal surgery and is one of only nine Joint Commission-certified centers in the United States for minimally invasive colorectal surgery. Not only are we certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Agency for Health Care Administration (ACHA), but also certified as a Thrombectomy Capable Center by the Joint Commission. We are a teaching and research facility, offering Graduate Medical Education (GME) programs in podiatry, surgery, and internal medicine. Since our founding in 1974, we have been committed to expanding and improving every facet of the organization, devoting significant time and resources to enhancing the facility, staff, and medical care. At Westside Hospital, we care like family! We invite you to explore opportunities with a family-oriented team of more than 1,200 professionals, along with almost 750 physicians that thrive in a fast-paced but friendly work environment. At HCA Florida Westside Hospital, our medical services combined with compassionate care, illustrate why we are one of the leading healthcare facilities in South Florida./ /Benefits:We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. AtHCA Florida Westside Hospital, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family's needs. Some of the unique benefits we offer include:Student Loan Repayment

Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs

Paid Personal Leave

401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)

Identity Theft Protection discounts

Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options

Adoption Assistance

Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

If applicable, please refer to the CBA or the local HR office to confirm if this benefit applies to your position.

Job Description:The task and responsibilities of this position include:Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability to volume, census, and acuity

Demonstrates responsibility and accountability in the performance and documentation of assessment, reassessment, individualization, and prioritization of the patient's Plan of Care in accordance with the department standards

Evaluates patient's response to the Plan of Care, communicate to members of the health care team, and implements necessary changes to care based on patient assessment

Demonstrates capability in assisting with emergency measures (code blue, etc.) until the physician arrives

Ensures that all patients are welcomed and greeted upon arrival to the unit as per individual department plan

Ensures that all patients transferred and discharged have paperwork completed including medication reconciliation, patient teachingDelays in this process are communicated to the patient and/or family

Rounds hourly (or more frequently as needed) to reassess the patient's condition and document vital signs accordingly

Able to start, titrate, and monitor the approved drips for the Progressive Care Unit

Demonstrates a commitment to lifelong learning and ongoing professional development through such activities as education, certification, and participation in professional organizations

Provides respiratory and ventilator management and monitoring for patients

Monitors, records and communicates patient conditions as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems

Provides preoperative care for open-heart patients, including preparation, education, and recording of all pertinent data

Provides post-open heart, post-ablation, post-cardiac cath, post stent, and angioplasty patient care

Follows ACLS protocol in cardiopulmonary arrest/emergency situations

Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required

Demonstrates the ability to take care of AAA repair etc. Utilizes critical thinking, reporting pertinent data to physicians, and maintaining hemodynamic stability of the patient

Able to interpret EKG rhythms

Apply Today!Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Florida or Recognized Compact Licensure (subject to Florida State Licensing Requirements, including/not limited to ongoing eligibility and duration provisions)

American Red Cross or American Heart Association Advanced Life Support Course (ALS or ACLS) and certification

American Red Cross or American Heart Association Basic Life Support Course (BLS or BCLS) and certification

Medical Telemetry or Critical Care experience required

Associate (2 years) Degree required

Bachelor (4 years) Degree preferred

Job: Nursing - Professional Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Progressive Care Unit Location: Florida-Plantation-HCA Florida Westside Hospital Requisition ID: 01345-10162

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