Staff RN, Progressive Care Unit (PCU)
- $10,000 Sign On Bonus ($5,000 at time of hire and $5,000 after 6 months). The Registered Nurse is responsible for assessing the health status and needs of the patient, establishing care plans, identifying and planning goals, prescribing nursing interventions, implementing the plan of care and documenting responses to interventions. The Progressive Care (PCU) nurse cares for patients with low to high complexity, through acuity adjusted assignments and patients with potential for becoming unstable requiring increased intensity of care and vigilance.
The Registered Nurse delegates those interventions which may be performed by others, assists in maintaining a safe environment for the rendering of effective nursing care, provides education to patients, families and health professionals and collaborates with other health professionals in the planning and management of health care.
Graduate of accredited RN Program required
Current RN License in State of Vermont required
Minimum of one year ICU experience required (will consider other candidates)
Previous Critical Care, Step-down, or Intermediate Care experience with proficiency in both IV, and dysrhythmia knowledge required. Individual Consideration will be given for comparable experience.
BLS Certification required
ACLS Certification required within 3 months of hire
Phase 1 Care Education and Proficiency required within 6 months of hire
Completion of ECCO modules and orientation required within 1 year of hire
Completion of Telemetry/Dysrhythmia Course required within 3 months of hire