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Step Down Registered Nurse

Company: Trident Medical Center
Location: North Charleston
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Description $15,000 SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE Do you have the career opportunities you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the nation's largest provider of healthcare services as a Progressive Care Unit Registered Nurse. At Trident Medical Center , we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with some unique benefits including: \t Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs \t Student Loan Repayment \t Paid Personal Leave \t 401k (100% annual match --- 3%-9% of pay based on years of service) \t Identity Theft Protection discounts \t Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options \t Adoption Assistance \t Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP) In collaboration with the patient, the patient---s family, and other members of the health care team, the Progressive Care Unit Registered Nurse is responsible for assessing, evaluating, planning, implementing, and coordinating a treatment plan and achieving the goals of the nursing department. You serve as a key position of the interdependent team, and hold responsibility for achieving positive patient and department outcomes. What you will do in this role: \t You will monitor cardiac and other critical vital signs and detect any changes, thereby enabling intervention of life-threatening or emergency situations. \t You will respond to Code Blue within the facility and initiate protocol, special procedures and cardiac monitoring. \t You will manage efficient flow of patients including screening, preparation for exam, providing general nursing care, and arranging or testing and admissions. \t You will instruct patients and families regarding medications and treatment instructions. \t You will maintain and review patients--- records including posting tests and examination results. \t You will administer medications in accordance with physician orders. \t You will check rooms daily for necessary supplies. \t You will respond to and refer incoming telephone calls (may include phone triage when needed). Requirements \t Must be a graduate from an accredited school of Nursing: Associate's Degree in Nursing or higher is required \t Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state which you practice and/or hold an active Compact/Multi-State RN license \t A current American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider is required \t A current American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Health Care Provider is preferred and required to be obtained within 6 months of hire/transfer date \t NIH Stroke Scale Certification must be complete within 90 days of hire/transfer \t Prior acute care Registered Nurse experience preferred For more than 40 years Trident Medical Center has proudly served patients and families in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester Counties in beautiful South Carolina. Trident Medical Center is a 320 bed major medical center providing a comprehensive range of patient services and specialties including a 24-hour emergency room with a Level II Trauma Center. The hospital---s specialty services include: \t An award-winning Heart Center \t The South Carolina Institute for Robotic Surgery \t The Trident Breast Care Center \t The Joseph M. Still Burn Clinic - the region---s only outpatient burn clinic offering services to patients of all ages. Trident Medical Center offers critical care services and 24/7 Hospitalist and Intensivist programs. Trident Medical Center is a five-star recipient for cardiovascular, neurosciences, critical care and patient safety outcomes according to a study released by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. This achievement is part of new findings and data featured in the Healthgrades 2019 Report to the Nation. HCA Healthcare, the parent company of Trident Medical Center , has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications for this opening. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Trident Medical Center, Charleston , Step Down Registered Nurse, Healthcare , North Charleston, South Carolina

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