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Registered Nurse (RN) PCU

Company: Community Health System
Location: Punta Gorda
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care. Assists physicians during examinations and procedures. Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse. Promotes patients' independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Requires an associate's degree and is certified as a registered nurse. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.

Bayfront Health Punta Gorda

Bayfront Health Punta Gorda is a 208-bed Joint Commission Accredited hospital part of a regional network of seven hospitals. Bayfront Health Punta Gorda features all-private patient rooms in the acute care setting, and offers an accredited primary stroke center, the Joint Commission Certified Joint and Spine Center, an accredited chest pain center, an accredited hyperbaric and wound care center, and emergency care services.

Why should you join the team?

Employees at Bayfront Health Punta Gorda have the opportunity to take advantage of our awesome employee benefits.

  • Gym access to our onsite wellness center
  • Educational reimbursement up to $5,000 for RNs
  • Excellent medical benefits packages with multiple rate options
  • The ability to be a shared employee with other Bayfront facilities

Bayfront Health Punta Gorda is located 5 minutes off I-75 in a quaint waterfront town. The hospital is surrounded with waterfront views and wonderful local restaurants.

PCU Registered Nurse

Our Progressive Care Nurses (PCU) care for patients requiring close monitoring and frequent assessment, but who aren't unstable enough to need ICU care. PCU nurses monitor cardiac and other critical vital signs and detect any changes, thereby enabling intervention of life-threatening or emergency situations. Many PCU patients receive complex medications that may require titration based on the patient's vital signs The PCU nurse is sometimes also called a step-down nurse and the PCU is also known as cardiac step-down, medical step-down, neuro step-down, surgical step-down and ER holding.

Monitor and assess patients who aren't unstable enough to need ICU care.

Requirements:

  • Current FL RN License
  • 2 years Acute care RN experience preferred
  • Cardiac Care and Heart Monitoring experience preferred
  • Current BLS and ACLS certifications (American Heart Association)

Keywords: Community Health System, Cape Coral , Registered Nurse (RN) PCU, Other , Punta Gorda, Florida

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