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Registed Nurse (RN) PCU

Tampa, FL, United States

Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time


Memorial Hospital of Tampa

Memorial Hospital of Tampa has been providing comprehensive healthcare services for residents of south Tampa and the surrounding community for over 40 years. Recent renovations and the addition of state-of-the-art technology has kept the hospital modernized to provide high-quality medical care, including emergency medicine, diagnostic procedures, surgery, outpatient therapies and acute care for hospitalized patients. With a high caliber medical staff and a team of caring, skilled employees, it’s no wonder Memorial Hospital has a long-standing reputation for excellence.

 

The 183-bed acute care hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission and provides 24-hour Emergency Care, Behavioral Healthcare, Cardiovascular Services, General Surgery and Imaging & Diagnostic Services. Other specialized services include an accredited Diagnostic Sleep Lab, Digestive Health, Digital Mammography, Health 4 Seniors, Interventional Radiology, Inpatient & Outpatient Physical Rehabilitation, Robotic Surgery, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Speech & Language Services, Weight Loss/Bariatric Surgery, Women’s Health, Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine.

 

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Progressive Care Unit

Memorial Hospital of Tampa’s Progressive Care Unit is a 25 bed unit specializing in Cardiac Care and other Transitional type care.  Our staff takes pride in our unit and lives the motto “Excellent Patient Care through Outstanding Teamwork” every day.  Each of our nurses are ACLS certified, NIH stroke Scale Certified, Advanced Cardiac Rhythm Recognition certified, and many have other PCU specific specialty certifications.  Our staff is known for providing the most individualized, exceptional, quality care possible.  We work in a fast-paced but noticeably friendly area, where fantastic staff is the key to our success.

 
  • Number of Staff:  27
  • Bed count:  14 rooms; 25 beds
  • Types of Cases Commonly Seen:  Post cardiac cath, Cardiac diagnosis, Stroke, Sepsis
  • RN to patient ratio: 1:4
  • Skill Mix: Registered Nurses, Patient Care Technicians, Unit Secretary
  • Schedules:  12-hour shifts
  • Dress code:  Scrubs (individual provides their own)
  • Complete computerized charting ("Electronic Health Record") for patient assessment and care documentation via Meditech
  • Electronic medication administration record (eMAR) is used for the delivery of all medications provided to patients and has significantly reduced errors associated with the  administration of medication hospital-wide
 

Position Description

The Progressive Care Registered Nurse, under the direction of Unit Director/Charge Clinical Coordinator, is responsible and accountable for patient assessment and evaluation and delivery of patient care through the utilization of the nursing process in accordance with physicians’ orders, established policies and procedures, established professional standards, and administrative hospital-wide policies.


Qualifications


Requirements
  • Nursing Diploma or ASN; BSN preferred.
  • Minimum 1 year RN experience in an acute care setting preferred.
  • Current Florida State Registered Nurse license.
  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider (BLS & ACLS certifications)
  • NIHSS preferred; obtained within 30 days of hire.
  • National certification (i.e. CCRN, PCCN, CMSRN) required within 6 months of eligibility.
  • Lifting 50 lbs maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 lbs.
  • Critical thinking, service excellence and good interpersonal communication skills, ability to read/comprehend written instructions, ability to follow verbal instructions, PC skills.
 

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Memorial Hospital of Tampa
Facility: Memorial Hospital of Tampa
Job ID: 26537-5950
Category: Nursing - Professional
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Days (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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