• Registered Nurse Manager PCU

    Job Number
    213691
    Facility
    Banner Casa Grande Medical Center
    Department
    Banner Casa Grande Medical Ctr - PCU-Hosp
    Default: Location : Street
    1800 E. Florence Blvd.
    Default: Location : Location
    US-AZ-Casa Grande
    Shift
    Night
    Position Type
    FT: Full-Time
    Posting Category
    Leadership - Nursing
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    $5,000 Sign On Bonus

     

    At Banner Health, we believe that “leadership matters” and is a key component to providing excellent patient care. Join a nationally recognized leader that values excellence, and begin making a difference in people’s lives.

     

    This is an opportunity for you to join our very busy 43-bed Progressive Care / Medical Surgical unit with a patient-centered, family-oriented core staff caring for a variety of medical, surgical and cardiac patients.  The unit has the capacity to flex up to 71 beds across 2 clinical spaces.

     

    Our population includes patients with complex acute conditions and both orthopedic surgical patients including total joint replacements and general surgical patients. We also care for patients who present with arrhythmias, chest pain, and/or have had a myocardial infarction.

     

    The PCU has the capacity to monitor up to 44 patients via remote telemetry and is reinforced by a centralized telemetry monitoring station.  The approach to patient care delivery is reflective of a pod-based model within which RNs and PCAs work collaboratively and proactively to ensure coordinated care whereby patients’ needs are anticipated and their expectations are exceeded.

     

    On the PCU, we pride ourselves on providing exceptional customer service and we embrace change in this fast-paced, ever-changing clinical environment.  If you are eager to learn and develop your professional portfolio, this is the position for you!

     

     

    Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

     

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    About Banner Casa Grande Medical Center
    Banner Casa Grande Medical Center is a 150+ bed acute-care hospital located midway between Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz. The communities around Banner Casa Grande are experiencing significant growth and our hospital is growing with it. In the past five years, a $25 million expansion was completed. Departmental renovations and updates are ongoing, the newest addition being our Interventional Cardiology program. As the newest addition to Banner Health, one of the largest nonprofit health systems in the country, you'll have access to a vast network of colleagues and expanded access to career opportunities. Begin your Banner journey with Banner Casa Grande Medical Center.

     

    Learn more about the City of Casa Grande, A city that has it all.

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    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.

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    Job Summary

    This position plans and provides clinical support to patients and staff. Demonstrates clinical expertise of the assigned area. Provides leadership in clinical, financial, and personnel management within the department.


    Essential Functions

  • Oversees the operations of the unit to ensure smooth and efficient patient care management. Assures appropriate patient assignments to beds and staff. Completes daily rounding on patients and staff to ensure quality provision of care.

  • Manages the unit to ensure patient and employee satisfaction while promoting safety and retention. Serves as a real-time resource and assists with clinical expertise for unit staff and physicians for problem-solving on patients, processes, and family issues.

  • Coordinates quality initiatives and process improvements. Aligns and manages to metrics.

  • Develops leadership skills among staff including communication, decision-making problem-solving/critical thinking and employee engagement. Leads the development of staff and supports career advancement opportunities. Functions as a role model and encourages staff to participate in their own development.

  • Facilitates unit meetings and shared governance / leadership efforts.

  • Responsible for selection, orientation, on-boarding, and retention. Demonstrates leadership through coaching, performance evaluations, corrective actions, and development opportunities to create a culture of learning.

  • Assists in the development of the operational and capital budget, provides daily operational resource management including staff, supplies, and equipment, and ensures optimal productivity for the department.

  • Minimum Qualifications

    Must possess a strong knowledge and understanding of nursing and healthcare as normally obtained through the completion of a bachelor's degree in nursing. BSN required for all individuals entering the role effective 2/1/2016. BSN required for internal transfers/promotions within 6 months of transfer/promotion.

    Requires a current RN license in state of practice.BLS Required. Additional certification or continuing education may be required based on area of practice.

    Must possess at least 1-2 years of clinical experience relevant to patient population. Demonstrates knowledge and skills of specialty area. Requires critical thinking, communication, influence, decision-making, analytical, and flexibility skills to make optimal decisions based on multiple variables and desired outcomes. Requires the ability to balance clinical skills with supervisory authority. Must have the ability to consider the ultimate impact of decisions on the unit. Must have the ability to practice skills according to department and professional standards and quality requirements. Requires New Leader Experience certification within one year.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

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