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Clinical Nurse Manager (RN) / Prog Care Unit - 2+ yrs. exp. (padd)
Tacoma (area), WA
Client needs an RN with recent management and progressive care experience.
Title: Clinical Nurse Manager (Progressive Care Unit)
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Progressive Care Services are provided for adult patients with acute medical or surgical diagnoses. Primary inpatient services are to cardiac patients requiring continuous cardiac monitoring and early recognition of life threatening conditions. Services are provided through intense observation and appropriate nursing interventions to facilitate Rule Out MI protocols, pre and post interventional cardiology procedures and pre and post Open Heart Surgery care. During times of very high Critical Care census, there are 4 beds that are utilized as swing Critical Care beds for lower acuity critical care patients.
Patients are assessed through direct cardiac and vital signs monitoring which is available for all beds, and frequent ongoing physical assessment and extensive medical staff communication. Appropriate therapeutic interventions are delivered by highly skilled nursing staff. Patients have access to 24 hour support from pharmacy, respiratory care, medical imaging and laboratory as indicated by condition. Extensive discharge planning and patient education is individualized by a multi-disciplinary team including Social Work, Rehabilitation and nursing specialists such as Wound Care and Utilization Management. Some nurses on the Progressive Care Unit have advanced Certification in their area of specialty, as well as competency in the Critical Care area.
Bottom Line Requirements:
- Bachelor's in Nursing.
- 2 + years of experience including recent management.