Patient Care Coordinator (RN) Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) Full Time Days
Company: Lawnwood Regional Medical Cntr
Location: Fort Pierce
Posted on: October 24, 2018
Clinical Coordinator, FT, Days, CVICU, 0.9 FTE
Lawnwood Regional Medical Center
Fort Pierce, FL
Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute is a 380-bed acute-care hospital offering a full range of services. Lawnwood is home to the most experienced Heart Institute on the Treasure Coast and offers diagnostic, interventional and therapeutic care, including open-heart surgery. Other hospital services include a 24/7 emergency department, pediatric emergency department, labor/delivery and birthing, pediatrics, orthopedics, oncology, nuclear medicine, diagnostic services, and a full range of inpatient and outpatient general surgical services. Lawnwood provides the area's only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Level II Trauma Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Comprehensive Stroke Center.
Lawnwood is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated as Certified Primary Stroke Center. Lawnwood's Physical Rehabilitation Center is CARF accredited and, for 11 years in a row, the hospital is a Five-Star Recipient for the Treatment of Heart Attack by Healthgrades. At Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute, patients come first - no matter what!
Lawnwood Regional Medical Center is a member of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!
We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance.
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The Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) at Lawnwood is a true find on Florida's Treasure Coast! It is a 15 bed, attractive unit, with the large, functional rooms nurses prefer. Utilizing an all RN staff and primary care nursing model, this unit has a Director, Clinical Coordinator, and Patient Care Coordinators to serve as the leadership team. The unit culture is one of care, team work, and sharing of information to promote clinical excellence among all. Opportunities are learning to care for IABP patient, CRRT, and "fresh" open hearts.
Here are some facts:
Top 3 patient diagnosis: CAD, Vascular Disease, Valve Disease
Top surgical/interventional procedures: CABG, CABG/VALVE, TAVR, STEMI alert, Vascular
Type of equipment used: Zoll (Code ICE), Impella, IABP, Swanz Ganz
N/P ratio: Varies by acuity 1:1, 2:1, 3:1
Floating to SICU, TICU, MICU, ED Holding, CCSD
Uniform: Ceil blue or white or any combination of the two
Requires FL RN, BLS, ACLS, CCRN preferred
This unit will consider training a strong ICU RN with at least 2 years experience
" The team work was great!" Liz, RN
The PCC is an RN who demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to his or her patients and to provide direction and supervisions to other staff caring for patients in his or her patient care department/unit. Delivery of care to patients is based on criteria that are specific to the physical, psychosocial, cultural, safety and learning needs of that individual, depending on age and developmental level and on competence of staff assigned to that department.
The PCC reviews patient care daily, visits patients regularly, making suggestions to improve care and becomes involved in the care of selected patients. The PCC organizes, coordinates, and facilitates patient care on her/his department/unit during all operating hours. They perform delegated management duties, assigned by the Director, which are consistent with her/his scope of nursing practice and competence. The PCC demonstrates an understanding of the budget process and staffing plan, implementing cost-effective strategies in staffing and supply management decisions. She/he participates in the interviewing, monitoring, coaching, evaluating and disciplining process.
The scope and complexity of this position will vary based on the number of beds/visits/procedures in the department, acuity of patients, FTEs supervised, number of different medical staff and medical staff services involved, "normal working hours" responsibility or 24/7 responsibility, the activity level of admissions, discharges and transfers per day, and the education resources available.
FL RN Licensure, or
Recognized Compact Licensure (subject to Florida State Licensing Requirements, including/not limited to ongoing eligibility and duration provisions)
Current BLS/ACLS certification.
Other specialty certifications as required by Unit.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing preferred; BSN preferred
At least two years acute care/specialty nursing is desirable in area of specialty. At least one year previous experience in charge/supervisory or management position preferred
Demonstrates good organizational skills. Provides safe and appropriate care within the Standards of Nursing practice. Demonstrates good critical thinking skills. Displays leadership and problem solving skills. Communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers. Able to articulate and demonstrate knowledge of nursing theory and practice.
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