Registered Nurse Progressive Care Unit

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Charleston, SC

Not Specified years

Posted 178 days ago

  by    Nina Mathews

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Job Title: Registered Nurse Progressive Care Unit

Job Location: Charleston, SC

Job Type: Permanent

Job Details:

  • Seeking Registered Nurse Progressive Care Unit 
  • Start : ?ASAP
  • Terms: Permanent
  • ?Shift: Full-time Days and Nights (Prefer Nights) (rotating weekends) 

Position Summary:

  • The role of the Registered Nurse is to administer, analyze and appraise the care given to patients within the Department.
  • To advise the Department Director regarding the status of patient care, budgetary projections, quality improvement processes.
  • To anticipate and estimate future needs of the Department to improve quality of patient care. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for day-to-day operations, including, but not limited to: scheduling to maintain staffing ratios according to patient acuity and productivity, organization of patient flow (i.e. ? room allocation, transfers, add-ons, cancellations and delays).
  • Coordinates activities with other patient care units.
  • Collaborates with surgeon, anesthesia and administration to provide an optimally utilized, efficient schedule.
  • Responsible for patient care activities and evaluation of the nursing processes practiced on the unit, serving as a clinical resource for staff, assisting in orientation and in-service training.
  • Assists O.R. manager in planning/organizing orientation and in-services and participates in guidance and educational programs.
  • Identifies opportunities to standardize processes that will lead to increased safety; participates in safety education programs and root cause analyses as required.
  • Responsible for the development of unit based performance improvement efforts.
  • Ensures department specific policies meet the current standards of care.
  • Reviews and approves employee timekeeping.
  • Assists O.R. Manager with employee evaluation.
  • Assists O.R. Manager in evaluating applicants for hire.
  • Assists staff by providing patient nursing care, functioning as OR RN when needed.
  • Participates in hospital wide quality assessments and performance improvement efforts.
  • Participates in hospital committees as required.
  • Participates in compliance programs such as HIPAA, safety training, in-service, etc.
  • Ensures evidence based practice and standard compliance is maintained in care provided within the department.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

Education Required/Preferred:

  • Graduate of a NLN accredited school of nursing.

Licensure/Certification/Registration: 

  • Current license as a registered Nurse to practice in the State of South Carolina.
  • BLS ? Healthcare provider on hire (American Heart Association).
  • ACLS Certification on hire or within 6months of hire or transfer date.
  • NIH Stroke Scale Certification must be complete within 90 days of hire.