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RN Progressive Care (PCU)

Company: Maxim Healthcare Staffing
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Maxim 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) Maxim 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 Maxim Healthcare Group, 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. **CO Specific Benefits: Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision, Health Advocacy (company paid if enrolled Medical), Health Advocate Employee Assistance Program, Health Savings Account , 401(k), 401(k) Company Match, Profit Sharing, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Primary Caregiver Leave, Parental Leave, Life and Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Voluntary Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Hospital Expense Protection Plan, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Home and Auto Insurance, Pet Insurance, Transportation Benefits, CommonBond, Educational Assistance Program, College Partnership Program, Paid Time Off/Company Holidays

About Maxim Healthcare Group

Maxim Healthcare Group has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxim--------s commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.

Maxim Healthcare Group 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: Maxim Healthcare Staffing, Kirkland , RN Progressive Care (PCU), Healthcare , Kirkland, Washington

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