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Jordan Hospital RN- Progressive Care Unit in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Delivers expert, evidence-based nursing care to patients and families.

  • Implements the nursing process by assessing patient and family needs and by analyzing assessment data to develop and support clinically accurate diagnoses.

  • Plans care by establishing goals with measurable outcomes.

  • Implements the plan of care and evaluates the patient’s response.

  • Documents care according to the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth policy and to regulatory agency requirements.

  • Administers medications, and performs procedures safely and efficiently according to policy.

  • Administers blood and blood products according to policy.

  • Evaluates educational and psychosocial needs of the patient and family. Incorporates needs into the plan of care.

  • Manages the environment of care.

  • Recognizes and responds to emergency situations appropriately.

  • Maintains ACLS and BLS certification.

  • Identifies appropriate community resources to promote continuity of care, and make appropriate referrals.

  • Works collaboratively and functions as an effective member of the health care team.

  • Conducts bedside shift report, with fellow nursing staff and hourly rounding.

It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.

Education and Experience/Knowledge/Skills Required

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.

  • Evidence of continuing education.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in basic nursing process.

  • ICU/PCU level of care experience required.

  • AHA ACLS and BLS certification.

  • Telemetry experience required.

Certification/Degree

  • Current RN License, Massachusetts

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred

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