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RN PCU Needed, Next Day Feedback!

Company: Amergis
Location: Midlothian
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Amergis Healthcare Staffing is seeking a Progressive Care Unit RN, as a professional practitioner, to assume the responsibility and accountability for delivering patient care to telemetry/progressive care patients. The nurse demonstrates the ability to make clinical judgments in an effective and efficient manner with supervision. This individual employs critical thinking and performance ability in the coordinator of patient care, consistently performs according to nursing standards, and is accountable in managing patient care and assisting others in the management of patient care.

Responsibilities:

Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care on a progressive care unit

Performs focused interview to identify specific patients needs

Assesses signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psycho/social changes in the patient's condition

Collects, analyzes, and interprets data and information from health care members and documents actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses

Documents the patient's plan of care using identified nursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes, and selected nursing interventions

Identifies and prioritizes actions based upon patient care requirements

Monitors consistency between patient plan of care and actions of medical staff

Performs interventions according to identified priorities, plan of care, and the hospital policies and patient care outcome standard

Provides a safe, comfortable and therapeutic patient environment

Initiates and evaluates patient and/or family education

Revises the plan of care according to evaluation, changes in medical plan of care, effective/ineffective nursing interventions

Documents patient's response to nursing and other interventions

Uses clinical judgment in evaluation activities to meet patient care needs of an assigned unit/floor including establishing priorities

Monitors safety and effectiveness of the environment and equipment

Supports professional practice by observing the following: Uses knowledge and practices in accordance with 1) the Nurse Practice Act; 2) Standards of Nursing Practice; 3) Standards of Patient Care; 4) Joint Commission, state and local laws; 5) Patient's Bill of Rights; and 6) Amergis Healthcare Staffing, nursing and client hospital policies

Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

Current Registered Nurse License for the state in which the nurse practices

One year prior professional nursing experience preferred with one year progressive care unit experience preferred

Current Health Certificate (if applicable)

Current PPD or Chest X-Ray

Current BLS card

Successful completion of screening tests for the clinical specialty area(s) in which the RN practices

Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language may be required

Computer proficiency required

Benefits

At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

401(k) savings plan

Awards and recognition programs

*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

About Amergis

Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.

Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Amergis, Tuckahoe , RN PCU Needed, Next Day Feedback!, Healthcare , Midlothian, Virginia

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