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Position : Progressive Care 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.

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.

2 years’ experience current required in an 18 plus bed telemetry/progressive care unit required.

BLS, ACLS, and NIHSS certifications required.

BLS and ACLS must be completed through American Heart Association, American Health and Safety, or American Red Cross.

EPIC EMR experience preferred.

Traveler must pass the BCA testing during first week of assignment.

 Travelers that do not pass the BCA test will be dismissed.

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.

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