RN PCU - Nights - $72 / hour - 36 GTE Hours

RN PCU - Nights - $72 / hour - 36 GTE Hours

Maxim Healthcare Staffing | Shawnee, KS, 66217, US

Posted 11 days ago

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Description

Maxim Healthcare Staffing is seeking a Progressive Care Unit RN, as a professional practitioner, to assume the responsibility and accountability fordelivering patient care to telemetry/progressive care patients. The nurse demonstratestheability tomake clinical judgmentsin an effective andefficient manner with supervision. Thisindividual employs critical thinking andperformance ability in the coordinator of patient care, consistentlyperforms according to nursing standards, andis accountable in managing patient care andassisting others in themanagement of patient care.

Responsibilities:

+ Utilizes the nursing process toassess, plan, implementand evaluate patientcare on a progressive care unit

+ Performs focused interviewto identify specific patientsneeds

+ Assesses signs and symptomsindicating physiologic and psycho/social changesinthe patient's condition

+ Collects, analyzes, andinterprets data and informationfrom health caremembers and documents actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses

+ Documents the patient's plan of care usingidentified nursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes,andselected nursing interventions

+ Identifies andprioritizes actions based upon patient care requirements

+ Monitors consistency between patientplan of care andactions of medical staff

+ Performs interventions according to identified priorities, plan ofcare, and the hospital policies and patientcare outcome standard

+ Provides a safe, comfortable andtherapeutic patient environment

+ Initiates and evaluatespatient and/or family education

+ Revises the plan of care according to evaluation, changes in medicalplan of care, effective/ineffective nursinginterventions

+ Documents patient's response to nursingand other interventions

+ Usesclinical judgment inevaluation activities to meet patient care needs of an assigned unit/floorincluding establishing priorities

+ Monitors safety and effectiveness of theenvironment and equipment

+ Supports professional practiceby observing the following: Usesknowledge and practicesinaccordance with1) theNurse Practice Act; 2)Standards of NursingPractice; 3) Standardsof Patient Care;4) Joint Commission, state andlocal laws; 5) Patient'sBill of Rights; and 6) Maxim Healthcare Staffing, nursingand client hospital policies

+ Performs other dutiesas assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

+ Current Registered NurseLicense for the state in which the nurse practices

+ One year prior professional nursingexperience preferred with one year progressive care unit experience preferred

+ Current Health Certificate(ifapplicable)

+ Current PPD or Chest X-Ray

+ Current BLS card

+ Successful completionof screeningtests for the clinicalspecialty area(s) in which the RN practices

+ Ability to effectively elicit/provideinformation to and from appropriate individuals(including, butnot limitedto,supervisors, co-workers, clients)via strong communication skills;proficiency intheEnglish language may be required

+ Computer proficiency required

Benefits

At Maxim Healthcare Staffing, 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 Maxim Healthcare Staffing

Maxim Healthcare Staffing 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 Staffing 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.