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Posted: Saturday, February 10, 2018 10:07 PM

UNIT SUMMARY: The Progressive Care Unit is a 16 bed unit that provides intermediate level inpatient care to adult and geriatric patients. All beds have telemetry capabilities and patients are monitored unless otherwise ordered by the MD. Mechanisms are in place to monitor patients in transport and during procedures in ancillary departments. PCU is designed for patients who do not require the level of monitoring provided in the critical care units, but require a higher level of monitoring than provided on the medical-surgical units. POSITION SUMMARY: 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. Collaborate and coordinate the efforts of the staff of the Department to accomplish the mission of CMC. SCHEDULE: Mainly M-F days. Schedule can vary dependent on staffing/census/meetings/etc. EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing required BSN preferred LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: State of Georgia RN License required BLS AHA Healthcare Provider required ACLS required within 90 days of hire Must complete basic arrhythmia class and /or pass arrhythmia test with > 90> at or before start date CCRN preferred EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED: Acute care experience required Critical care experience required Management experience preferred SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES: Reads and writes Basic English with the basic skills necessary to transcribe physicians orders Knowledge of body substance isolation Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs Basic computer skills
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