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RN Progressive Care (PCU) - Nights

Maxim Healthcare Services Indianapolis, IN
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
The Progressive Care Unit RN, as a professional practitioner, assumes the responsibility and accountability fordelivering patient care to telemetry/progressive care patients. The nurse demonstratestheability tomake clinical judgmentsin an effective andefficient manner with supervision. Thisindividual employs critical thinking andperformance ability in the coordinator of patient care, consistentlyperforms according to nursing standards, andis accountable in managing patient care andassisting others in themanagement of patient care.

Responsibilities:
  • Utilizes the nursing process toassess, plan, implementand evaluate patientcare on a progressive care unit
  • Performs focused interviewto identify specific patientsneeds
  • Assesses signs and symptomsindicating physiologic and psycho/social changesinthe patient’s condition
  • Collects, analyzes, andinterprets data and informationfrom health caremembers and documents actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses
  • Documents the patient’s plan of care usingidentified nursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes,andselected nursing interventions
  • Identifies andprioritizes actions based upon patient care requirements
  • Monitors consistency between patientplan of care andactions of medical staff
  • Performs interventions according to identified priorities, plan ofcare, and the hospital policies and patientcare outcome standard
  • Provides a safe, comfortable andtherapeutic patient environment
  • Initiates and evaluatespatient and/or family education
  • Revises the plan of care according to evaluation, changes in medicalplan of care, effective/ineffective nursinginterventions
  • Documents patient’s response to nursingand other interventions
  • Usesclinical judgment inevaluation activities to meet patient care needs of an assigned unit/floorincluding establishing priorities
  • Monitors safety and effectiveness of theenvironment and equipment
  • Supports professional practiceby observing the following: Usesknowledge and practicesinaccordance with1) theNurse Practice Act; 2)Standards of NursingPractice; 3) Standardsof Patient Care;4) Joint Commission, state andlocal laws; 5) Patient’sBill of Rights; and 6) Maxim Healthcare, nursingand client hospital policies
  • Performs other dutiesas assigned/necessary
Minimum Requirements:
  • Current Registered NurseLicense for the state in which the nurse practices
  • One year prior professional nursingexperience preferred with one year progressive care unit experience preferred
  • Current Health Certificate(ifapplicable)
  • Current PPD or Chest X-Ray
  • Current BLS card
  • Successful completionof screeningtests for the clinicalspecialty area(s) in which the RN practices
  • Successful completionof backgroundscreening and hiring process
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provideinformation to and from appropriate individuals(including, butnot limitedto,supervisors, co-workers, clients)via strong communication skills;proficiency intheEnglish language may be required
  • Computer proficiency required


Benefits
At Maxim Healthcare Services, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

Maxim Healthcare Services is a leading provider of home healthcare, medical-related staffing, travel nursing, and population health and wellness services across the United States. As an established community partner, we have been making a difference in the lives of our employees, caregivers, and patients for more than 30 years. Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffing experienced healthcare professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry.

Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Maxim Healthcare Services

Why Work Here?

As a national provider of a comprehensive suite of services, we have been making a difference in the lives of our employees, caregivers and patients for 30 years. We offer services including home healthcare, behavioral care, healthcare staffing, personal caregiving, and population health and wellness. Our commitment to compassionate patient care and staffing world-class professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry.

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Indianapolis, IN
46202 USA