Registered Nurse (RN) Progressive Care Unit (PCU) Full Time Days
Location: Fort Pierce
Posted on: April 26, 2019
**Sign On Bonus Available for Qualified Candidates!
Registered Nurse, PCU, Full-Time (.9 FTE), Days
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
We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and
Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance.
Unit Description :
60 Bed Unit: 1:5-6 RN to patient ratio
Most Common Diagnosis on this Unit: Stroke, Chest Pain and COPD
Procedures on this Unit: Thoracentesis, Paracentesis, Wound
Equipment used on this Unit: Bladder Scanner, Ultra Sound Doppler,
Glucometer, Cardiac Monitors
Characteristics of desired candidates: Eager to learn, understands
customer service, positive attitude, gets along well with others,
able to multi-task, innovative and provide patient centered
The Progressive Care Unit at Lawnwood is moving in an innovative
and positive direction to ensure that every patient has an
excellent experience and staff have their voices heard.
Employee: Veronica, RN StaRN: "I'm a brand new RN and everyone is
very helpful and willing to help me learn!"
We are looking for Kind, Caring and Compassionate staff to Join our
The PCU RN provides direct nursing care in accordance with
established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare
organization. The tasks and responsibilities include:
- Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs.
- Carries out physician orders.
- Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans
wounds, monitors vital signs.
- Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well
coordinated patient care.
- Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as
appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
- Instructs and educates patients and families.
- Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs
with members of the healthcare team.
- Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
- Orients and mentors new staff members.
- Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective
equipment as required.
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