Progressive Care Unit Registered Nurse

Progressive Care Unit Registered Nurse Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Progressive Care Unit Registered Nurse to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Orients and mentors new staff members;
  • Instructs and educates patients and families;
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care;
  • Carries out physician orders and assesses plans to administer patient care;
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate;
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment;
  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for patient care;
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems;
  • Assesses and coordinates patient’s discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team;
  • Carries out physician orders;
  • Provides respiratory and ventilator management and monitoring for patients;
  • Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs;
  • Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs;
  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care;
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Requirements:

  • Spanish;
  • Reads and writes Basic English with the basic skills necessary to transcribe physician’s orders;
  • Knowledge of body substance isolation;
  • Acute care experience;
  • Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs;
  • Graduate of an accredited diploma, associates, or baccalaureate degree nursing program;
  • Current American Heart Association BLS Certification;
  • BSN preferred.