Registered Nurse - RN - Progressive Care Unit - PCU
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The PCU RN manages the nursing care of critically ill patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. Perform direct patient care within the scope of the Registered Nurse Practice Act with emphasis on the cardiovascular service line
Use therapeutic communication in daily practice
Maintain a safe and therapeutic Progressive Care environment
Implement and direct care, using the nursing process with emphasis on the needs of individual Progressive Care patients
Evaluate the effectiveness of the nursing process
Provide emotional support of the patient and significant others to make informed choices regarding healthcare
Delegate tasks to the appropriate caregiver
Participate in cardiovascular department specific initiatives and process improvement
Promote a supportive Progressive Care environment
Provide supervision of new employees, patient care assistant, vocational nurses, nurse technicians, student nurses and/or nurse externs
Maintain high quality (age specific) care for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients as assigned
Medical City Heart Hospital and Medical City Spine Hospital are destination hospitals for highly specialized advanced cardiovascular and spine care. The new state of the art facility is conveniently located near Medical City Dallas across Hwy. 75 and Forest Lane. Medical City Heart Hospital will have 63 private patient rooms and provide a wide array of cardiac services including complex vascular and heart surgery, advanced heart failure treatment, minimally invasive vascular surgery and other specialized heart care. The 24-bed Medical City Spine Hospital will provide comprehensive and coordinated spine care for common spine disorders and rare, hard-to-treat spinal deformities including adult and pediatric scoliosis, spondylolistheses, complex spine surgery and minimally invasive surgical options among others.
If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. We are actively interviewing so apply today!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
BSN required within 24 months of hire
Current TX licensure as an RN or valid compact license
Current BLS Healthcare Provider (American Heart Association)
Current ACLS (American Heart Association)
Must have a minimum of one year experience as an RN in a high acuity PCU or critical care unit
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