Registered Nurse (RN) Progressive Care Unit - PRN nights

  • HCA Healthcare
  • Independence, MO, USA
  • Nov 05, 2017
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Job Description:

Job Code: 09726-48549 PRN/Per Diem PRN Centerpoint Medical Center - Independence, MO Registered Nurse (RN) - Progressive Care Unit (PCU) - PRN nights Centerpoint Medical Center features 221 private rooms, state-of-the-art equipment and technology, and some of the latest clinical services available to patients. Along with our high-tech services, we also remain focused on providing compassionate care and the best possible customer service for our patients. In addition, we offer numerous features for visitors, including sleeper chairs in patient rooms, comfortable waiting areas, wireless internet access throughout the facility, and more. Centerpoint Medical Center features the following: * Level II Trauma Center (the only one in eastern Jackson County) with 24/7 Emergency Service * An accredited Chest Pain Center and a variety of Cardiovascular Services * Orthopedic Services including Total Joints and Sports Medicine * An accredited Cancer Program and a state-of-the-art Breast Center with a nurse navigator * Neuroscience Services for the treatment of brain and spine disorders as well as injuries * Women's Services, including a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to provide care for early or ill newborns and a labor and delivery unit * Outpatient Services, including a surgery center, advanced wound care center, sleep disorders center, imaging, rehab and more. Responsibilities: * The registered nurse coordinates and provides therapeutic and administrative services necessary for the care of the PCU patient. * Nursing care is provided in accordance with the hospital and departmental policies and procedures, and supports the mission of the hospital. * The registered nurse in this department provides care for ages 16 and over, young adult patients 18-39 years, adult patients age 40-64 years, and geriatric patients age 65 and older. * Patients under the age of 16 will be cared for until stable enough for transfer. * The registered nurse on the PCU Unit will, in addition to basic preparation, acquire advanced knowledge in the psychosocial, spiritual, pathophysiological, and therapeutic components specific to the care of the patients requiring step-down care and cardiac monitoring. * Must have at least 1 year of current RN hospital PCU or ICU experience to be considered for this PRN position. Qualifications: * Graduation from a school of nursing with either a Diploma, ADN or BSN * Must hold a current license from the Missouri State Board of Nursing * BLS certification upon hire * ACLS certification with 6 months - 1 year. * Must have at least 1 year of current RN hospital PCU or ICU experience to be considered for this PRN position. Last Edited: 09/05/2017 Apply for this job