Registered Nurse (RN) PCU
Company: Community Health System
Location: Punta Gorda
Posted on: June 13, 2021
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
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
- The ability to be a shared employee with other Bayfront
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
- 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
Keywords: Community Health System, Cape Coral , Registered Nurse (RN) PCU, Other , Punta Gorda, Florida
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