Banner Baywood Medical Center -Progressive Care Unit PCU
An 80 bed inpatient high acuity, cardiac monitored unit focusing on providing patient care for adults and geriatric patients. The Progressive Care Unit provides care for acute and chronic disease processes with multiple co-morbidities; cardiac dysrhythmia’s, syncope, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, acute renal failure, syncope and heart failure are some common diagnosis. The unit received Heart Failure Accreditation in 2013 from the Health Care Colloquium. Our nurses receive HF education beyond basic level learning. RN’s must be EKG and ACLS certified.
Our leadership team prides itself on support and teamwork approach while ensuring each member of our team is accountable to their performance. We have a strong focus on growth and mentoring. Our vision is to provide our staff an environment to thrive and create an excellent customer experience. We have high expectations around providing quality care through team work, language of caring, and adhering to Banner Core Behaviors. Our NDNQI nursing survey scores are above national mean in Foundations of Quality Care and Leadership & support.
Shift: Night 7pm to 7:30am with rotating weekends and holidays
$5,000.00 Sign-on Incentive
We are hiring for a PCU RN with a minimum of 12 months Progressive Care experience, requires a 1 year commitment
About Banner Baywood Medical Center
Banner Baywood Medical Center is a 332-bed hospital serving the health care needs of the dynamic and growing East Valley communities of metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona. We provide complete acute care services including cancer, stroke, women's health, rehabilitation, emergency medicine and surgery. In addition, our orthopedic unit has earned repeated recognition as having one of the Top 100 Orthopaedic Programs in the U.S. by The Health Network and HCIA, Inc.
About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.
This position assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and documents nursing care of patients in accordance with organizational policies and in accordance with standards of professional nursing practice utilizing the framework for professional nursing practice and development. This position is accountable for the quality of nursing services delivered by self or others who are under their direction. This position utilizes specialized knowledge, judgment, and nursing skills necessary to assess data and plan, provide and evaluate care appropriate to the physical and developmental age of assigned patients.
Must possess a current, valid RN license in state of practice, temporary RN license in state of practice, or compact RN licensure for current state of practice. BLS certification is required. Additional certification or continuing education may be required based on area of practice.
Relates throughout the interview process the experience, training and education needed to perform the job. Experience in the clinical area for which he or she is applying is desired. Must maintain clinical performance competencies appropriate to the area in which they work as demonstrated through annual validations. Banner Registry and Travel acute care positions require a minimum of one year experience in an acute care hospital setting. Experience must include working in an acute care setting within the past 12 months as a Registered Nurse in the specialty area. Banner Registry and Travel physician practice positions require a minimum of one year experience as a Registered Nurse in a physician practice or an acute care setting.
Bachelors degree preferred.Professional certification preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.