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Progressive Care Nurse (Days)

Company: Prime Healthcare
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

St. Joseph Medical Center CMS 5-Star Award winning hospital, is a faith-based, 310-bed facility providing a wide range of acute care and outpatient services. Key services include the St. Joseph Heart Institute, Senior Care Services, Senior Behavioral Health, Surgical Services and the Joint and Spine Institute. St. Joseph is a member of Prime Healthcare Services, one the nation's leading hospital systems. It is recognized by Truven Health Analytics as one of the "15 Top Health Systems" in the nation. We believe that continuous, quality of care and performance improvements are the foundation for preserving and enhancing healthcare delivery. St. Joseph Medical Center is a GREAT place to work!
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. Know Your Rights: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/EEOC_KnowYourRights_screen_reader_10_20.pdf
We are seeking aProgressive Care Nurse (Days), internally referred to as our Progressive Care Unit Registered Nurse (RN) at St Joseph Medical Center a member of Prime Healthcare. In the Progressive Care Unit (PCU), the Progressive Care Nurse will provide specialized care to patients with acute and/or chronic medical conditions who require close monitoring, intervention, and support to optimize their outcomes and facilitate their transition to lower levels of care.
Bonus Options:Up to a $20,000 (Paid out as stipends every 90 days)
Shift's Available: Days
Employment Type:Full Time
Hours:12hr options -Self Schedule
** If you are a licensedRegistered Nurse(RN), we're prepared to provide training to suitable candidates for this role. Newly graduated RNs are encouraged to apply.No experience needed, entry-level**
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (includes, but not limited to):

  • conduct assessments of patients' conditions, including vital signs, cardiac rhythms, neurological status, respiratory status, and overall clinical stability, you will need to monitor changes in patients' conditions and respond promptly to any deterioration

  • utilize telemetry and other monitoring devices to continuously monitor patients' cardiac rhythms, oxygen saturation levels, blood pressure, and other parameters you must be able to recognize and interpret abnormalities in monitoring data

  • administer medications as directed by physicians, encompassing intravenous medications, antibiotics, pain management medications, and cardiac medications, while vigilantly monitoring patients for any adverse reactions or side effects

  • perform nursing interventions and treatments as ordered by physicians, such as wound care, catheter care, suctioning, and administration of oxygen therapy, which may include assisting with procedures

  • adhere to evidence-based practice guidelines, hospital policies, and protocols related to patient care, infection control, and safety


    • Current and valid state RN License

    • Current BLS certificate upon hire and maintain current

    • Current ACLS certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current preferred

    • Previous Acute Care hospital experience preferred

    • Ventilator Management experience preferred

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred

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      FacilitySt. Joseph Medical Center
      LocationUS-MO-Kansas City
      Position TypeFull Time
      Job TypeNon-Exempt

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