Jordan Hospital RN- Progressive Care Unit in Plymouth, Massachusetts
Progressive Care Unit (PCU) is a 5 bed step down unit that serves adult and geriatric patients with a focus on post percutaneous coronary intervention, and other cardiac conditions.
Delivers expert, evidence-based nursing care to patients and families.
Implements the nursing process by assessing patient and family needs and by
Analyzing assessment data to develop and support clinically accurate diagnoses.
Plans care by establishing goals with measurable outcomes.
Implements the plan of care and evaluates the patient’s response.
Documents care according to the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth policy and to regulatory agency requirements.
Administers medications, and performs procedures safely and efficiently according to policy.
Administers blood and blood products according to policy.
Evaluates educational and psychosocial needs of the patient and family. Incorporates needs into the plan of care.
Manages the environment of care.
Recognizes and responds to emergency situations appropriately.
Maintains ACLS and BLS certification.
Identifies appropriate community resources to promote continuity of care, and make appropriate referrals.
Works collaboratively and functions as an effective member of the health care team.
Conducts bedside shift report, with fellow nursing staff and hourly rounding.
It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.
Education and Experience/Knowledge/Skills Required
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
Current Massachusetts RN License
Evidence of continuing education.
Demonstrated proficiency in basic nursing process.
Active AHA ACLS and BLS certifications.
2 years of Telemetry experience required.
ICU/PCU level of care experience preferred
Current RN License, Massachusetts
Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred