Position : Step Down Nurse
Studying patients' charts, medication regimens, and test results upon admittance to the progressive care unit.
Tracking routine vital signs, including heart rate, blood pressure, and pulse oximetry measurements.
Interpreting measurements from specialized medical equipment.
Two (2) years’ nursing experience.
One (1) year pediatric experience.
Diploma Nursing degree, Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in nursing (or higher) – Bachelor’s degree preferred
Current State of Arizona RN license or an RN license from a compact state with multistate privileges or the ability to establish licensure according to Arizona law prior to start date.
Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association
Current PALS certification from the American Heart Association
Monitoring and administering prescribed medication, as well as performing titration of drug doses.
Performing diagnostic assessments on changes in measurements, as well as designated interventions.
Reporting deteriorating conditions to healthcare specialists and following intervention instructions.
Updating and maintaining ward charts, patient files, and medical records.
Overseeing Progressive Care Unit nursing assistants and support staff.
Explaining treatments and procedures to patients and their families, as well as answering questions.