06 February 2021
Cardiac Stepdown RN

Cardiac Stepdown RN
Plano, Texas
Full-time nights
Salary - $28.64 - $35.83(10yrs) - $42.95 (20yrs) - based on years of experience
 
Job Summary
Our Cardiac Stepdown RN will organize, modify, evaluate, document and maintain the plan of care for unit patients. Plan, implement, revise and delegate nursing care Perform necessary technical skills as delineated through education, expertise, and unit requirements. Incorporate teaching into all aspects of nursing practice
Our busy 39-bed intermediate care unit is comprised of a high functioning team oriented group of caring clinical nursing professionals with high morale that work well together, providing care for a variety of stepdown patients including cardiac procedures, interventional and surgical cases.  Unlock the possibilities in your nursing career by joining a team that cares like family.
 
Education
BSN Required - Magnet Facility
A.D.N with CNO approval and enrollment in BSN program currently or enrolled within 6 months of hire and completion with 24 months
 
Licenses/Certifications
TX RN or Compact State Licensure
ACLS and BLS
PALS - within in 6 months
 
Experience
Must have at least one (1) year Progressive Care, - Stepdown, PCU or Intermediate Care RN experience in an acute care hospital - 2 Years is preferred
Cardiac Exprience is PREFERRED
Must have basic Drip and basic EKG Knowledge
 
Additional Information
 39 Bed Neuro PCU
1:3-1:4 Ratio
Type of culture (management style) of director or on the floor:   
Very big on customer service, treating the patient like family, focused on nurse friendly unit, team work between seasoned and new RN’s
The Highest Acuity situations, very fast pace, 284 hospitals that transfer in from surrounding states.  If you do not like fast paced, high acuity this is not for you.
Expectation for accountability of team members to provide service excellence always, customer service is very important, available for support and need for escalations.  Not a micro manager – delightful to work with!
 
Culture of the facility/ unit:  
  • Have a 24 hour Trauma surgery Team
  • Free Parking, Leadership is involved in this hospital Use Meditech as their charting system
  • 58% of their nurses are CCRN Cert, 4-% Trauma Cert.
  • Facility/Department Educators
  • Magnet Hospital, Level 1 Trauma May 2017, Stroke Certified, Cardiac Certified, Palliative Care Cert,
  • Self-Scheduling facility and units, Tuition Reimbursement, loan forgiveness (2021), Cert assistance, 401k program w/match, receive rewards points for shopping or gift cards. Very big on customer service, treating the patient like family, focused on nurse friendly unit, team work between seasoned and new RN’s
 
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