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Registered Nurse (RN) Pulmonary Medical Progressive Care

Asheville, NC, United States
Regular Full-Time  7a-7p 
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support • Job ID: 50132

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Overview

Pulmonary Medical Care Unit and Pulmonary Medical Progressive Care Unit

 

Registered Nurse - Pulmonary Medical Progressive Care - Full-Time - Days

 

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.

We are hiring top talent to this awesome team - if you're a registered nurse who's looking to expand your skill set into higher-acuity, intensive care-related work, apply today!

 

 

Patient Population:

  • 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.

Nursing on PMPC / PMCU:

  • 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.

  • 3:1 ratios on the progressive care side and 4:1 on the Medsurg tele side

  • Dedicated respiratory therapist and pharmacist that remain on the unit

  • Team-Based CareMmodel including the Nurses, Physicians, case managers, social workers, pharmacists, house supervisors, PT/OT, and others. 

 

Registered Nurse at Mission Hospital:

 

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.

 

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 is the minimum requirement for the Registered Nurse role.  Please see "Preferred experience" for department-specific needs.

 

Preferred Experience: Previous experience working on a unit caring for an acute patient population in a hospital setting; familiarity working with trachs, vents, drips, etc.

 

 

Mission Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such offers equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other protected characteristic.

 

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