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Registered Nurse III Progressive Care Unit PRN Days

Req #: 17010685
Location: Palm Coast, FL
Job Category: Nursing
Organization: Florida Hospital Flagler

Description

PCU
Our fast-paced, 32-bed Progressive Care Unit provides a bridge between the ICU to the Medical Surgical units by providing a patient-centered care in keeping with our mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. It is a highly-intensive and highly-surveillance atmosphere that requires certain core competencies from our Nursing team, to include: excellent organizational, communication and cardiac-rhythm interpretation skills are needed to provide focused care in a 1:4 nurse to patient ratio for adult and geriatric patients with potentially life-threatening conditions.

 

Work Hours/Shifts

PRN / Days

 

Florida Hospital Flagler

At Florida Hospital Flagler, we’re deeply rooted in the community and strive to extend the healing ministry of Christ in everything we do. Our recently constructed, state-of-the-art hospital in Palm Coast, Florida is equipped with the latest technology, specially trained experts, and advanced care centers. 

 

Florida Hospital Flagler is owned and operated by Adventist Health System, a faith-based health care organization. Through our Christian mission of hope, health and healing, we strive to promote wellness of mind, body and spirit. At Florida Hospital Flagler, providing the best possible care to our community requires hiring the best possible care providers.

 

Accolades:

  The Joint Commission has recognized Florida Hospital Flagler as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures.

  Accredited Orthopedic Center of Excellence from The Joint Commission. The Joint Commission has also recognized Florida Hospital Flagler as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures

•  Recognized by the American Heart Association as a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite

•  “A” rating on patient safety from The Leapfrog Group based on our exemplary services, processes and structures.

•  Designated Breast Imaging Center of Excellence according to the American College of Radiology (ACR).

•  Commission on Cancer Accreditation recognizing commitment to provide   exceptional care to patients

•  Named a Gallup Great Workplace Award winner for fifth year in a row.

Qualifications

Core Competencies include: 

 

·       Basic and advanced life support

·       Basic dysrhythmia interpretation and treatment, including ST-segment and QTc interpretation, Drug dosage calculation, continuous medication infusion administration, and monitoring patients for medication effects.

·       Managing and titrating insulin infusions, Monitoring patients using standardized procedures for before, during, and after procedures, Recognition of the signs and symptoms of cardiopulmonary emergencies and initiation of standardized interventions to stabilize the patient’s condition while the patient awaits transfer to critical care, including cardioversion, defibrillation, and transcutaneous pacing.

·       Monitoring normal and abnormal results of diagnostic tests

·       Interpretation of results of arterial blood gas analysis and communication of findings.

·       Recognition of indications for and management of patients requiring non-invasive oxygen delivery systems including oral airways, bi-level positive airway pressure, and nasal continuous positive airway pressure, among other competencies.

 

What will you need?

 

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a minimum of an Associate of Science degree
  • Active Florida RN license required
  • Must maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association (AHA).
  • Must maintain current Advanced Life Support (ACLS) certification from the American Heart Association (AHA).
  • Minimum 1 year of current hospital and/or acute care setting experience, required.
  • Prior PCU, Telemetry, Cardiac, Step-Down or Critical Care experience, preferred 

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
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