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Pulmonary Medical Care Unit and Pulmonary Medical Progressive Care Unit
PMPC/PMCU is a fast paced and team focused 39 bed progressive care and medsurg telemetry unit. 23 progressive care and 16 medsurg telemetry beds. PMPC offers a unique opportunity not afforded in most hospitals, specializing in acutely ill respiratory patient population. This critically important subspecialty affords nurses a unique opportunity to gain experiences not offered anywhere else at Mission, outside of the ICU setting.
PMPC specializes in vented tracheostomy patients and vent weaning. Our unit also cares for Chest tubes, Rescue Bipap, fresh tracheostomies, decortications of the lung, high flow oxygen administration, home vents, cpaps, pulse ox studies, etc. PMPC and PMCU nurses are equipped in several unit specific competencies that uniquely prepare them for easy transition into ICU settings. PMPC manages several drips as well, including heparin, Cardizem, insulin, amiodarone, dopamine, and now taking low dose Precedex drip patients from the ICU.
We offer 3:1 ratios on our progressive care side and 4:1 on our Medsurg tele floor. We have a dedicated respiratory therapist and pharmacist that remain on the unit as well.
We practice a team based focused care model including the Nurses, Physicians, case managers, social workers, pharmacists, house supervisors, PT/OT, and others. We would love to have you join our team and look forward to hearing from you and discussing everything else we have to offer here on PMPC/PMCU.
Role Summary: Provides leadership which facilitates the delivery of professional nursing care for the comfort and well-being of patients. Utilizes the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation, to provide, delegate, supervise and document care and teaching of patients and family. Implements medically prescribed interventions.
Required Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Effective 3/1/18 Bachelor of Science in Nursing OR enroll in a BSN or advanced degree program within 6 months AND obtain a BSN within 4 years of hire date into RN position. Previous signed BSN commitment letter OR grandfathering will be accepted between departments and Mission Health entities. Exemptions may be approved with CNO System Council approval.
Preferred Education: Masters in Nursing.
Required License or Certifications: Must have and maintain current licensure as registered nurse with the North Carolina Board of Nursing. eNLC (Enhanced Nurse License Compact) license may apply, licensee should confirm with NCBON Certificate: BLS Healthcare Provider.
Preferred License or Certifications: National Certification in area of specialty.
Required Experience: One-year hospital nursing experience
Preferred Experience: None
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