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Jordan Hospital RN- Progressive Care Unit in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Unit Description:

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.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • 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

    Certification/Degree

  • Current RN License, Massachusetts

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred

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