Respiratory Progressive Care/Step Down Unit Registered Nurse (relocationassistance available)


Respiratory Progressive Care U
Job Summary

The dynamic staff on the Respiratory Progressive Care/Step Down Unit provide complex nursing care to our respiratory progressive care and respiratory Step-down patients. We are a Nurse Residency unit with strong teamwork mentoring the novice nurses transitioning into the acute care setting. We have a dedicated respiratory therapist on the unit and very strong collaboration with the Pulmonary Intensivists.

Patient Population:
  • Any patient with a primary Respiratory Diagnosis requiring complex nursing care including but not limited to:
    • Chest tubes
    • Heated, humidified High flow Oxygen (Opti-flow, Airvo)
    • Cardiac monitored
    • Cardiac drips

Opportunities for Novice and Experienced Nurses:
  • Individualized orientation & Nurse residency for all New Graduates
  • Specialized training provided in ACLS/Basic Arrhythmia
  • Respiratory Internship
  • Critical thinking and assessment skill development through mentorship
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Opportunities for paid certification in PCCN or Med-surg
  • Advancement opportunities in becoming a Clinical Coach and/or Charge Nurse

Opportunities for PCT/MST:
  • Individualized orientation
  • Specialized training provided in Basic Arrhythmia
  • Tuition Reimbursement

* Relocation Assistance provided for experienced RN's

* Reimbursement for the RN licensure/NCLEX for new licensed RN's

* Full Time Night and Per Diem shift RN positions are available

Welcome to the Respiratory Progressive/Step Down Care Unit (click on the link for a welcome video)


Required Qualifications

- Require graduate of an accredited school of nursing or a diploma program. For new hires after 2012, Bachelor of Science Degree in nursing (BSN) required within three (3) years of hire date.
- Require basic working knowledge of commonly used computer applications.

Preferred Qualifications

- Prefer certification in nursing specialty area.

Preferred Education

BSN: Bachelor of Science Nursing

Required License and Certs

BLS: Basic Life Support/CPR
FL RN: FL Registered Nurse License

Preferred License and Certs

ACLS: Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Full Time
Sarasota, FL, 34239, US