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Human Resources: 700 Lawn Avenue, Sellersville, PA 18960  |  215-453-4874
Registered Nurse, RN, Progressive Care Unit
Full Time, Evenings / Nights - Self-scheduling, 7pm-7:30am, 3 shifts/week, every other holiday & equivalent of every 3rd weekend
Sellersville, PA 18960

Grand View Health, which includes Bucks County's first hospital, has provided residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties with comprehensive healthcare services since 1913. Now a century strong, Grand View offers a range of inpatient and outpatient care, particularly emphasizing the areas of surgery and orthopedics, women's and children's health, heart and vascular care, and cancer treatment. Our colleagues enjoy the best of both worlds by working for a high-quality, low-cost healthcare provider in a collaborative, community environment. Help us build this new era of wellness and lead our community to a healthier future.
 

Responsibilities

The Progressive Care Unit is a fast-paced, high-acuity, 42-all private-bed unit. Certified by The Joint Commission in Stroke and Heart Failure. Nationally recognized by the American Heart Association for maintaining high quality metrics in the management of stroke, heart failure and atrial fibrillation.

The Registered Nurse on the Progressive Care Unit assumes accountability and responsibility as a professional nurse for providing total, comprehensive, continuous and patient-centered care for an assigned group of patients. The RN is responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation and evaluation. The Registered Nurse functions as a health team member through independent, interdependent and dependent roles within the healthcare system. Serving as the patient's advocate, the RN assumes responsibility and accountability for nursing care for patients of various ages as defined by the department scope of service.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensures patient safety in the performance of job functions and through participation in hospital, department or unit patient safety initiatives. Takes action to correct observed risks to patient safety.
  • Reports adverse events and near misses to appropriate management authority.
  • Implements policies, procedures and standards consistently in the performance of assigned duties.
  • Identifies possible risks in processes, procedures and devices and communicates the same to those in charge.
  • Displays professional commitment and supports the unit team by promoting unity and teamwork among coworkers by maintaining a positive attitude and positive working relationships.
  • Fosters a healing environment for patients and families.
  • Assumes responsibility and authority for establishing a therapeutic relationship with the patient/family and creating an individualized plan of care. Evaluates patient's response and intervenes to ensure optimal patient outcomes.
  • Integrates clinical reasoning and knowledge as the foundation for decision making.
  • Balances patient's rights and organization's responsibilities in providing professional and ethical care.

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Nursing diploma minimum requirement.
  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing and over 6 months to 1 year as an acute care Registered Nurse preferred.


LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Registered Nurse in PA – licensed, upon hire, required.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 1 year of hire required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) upon hire required.
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