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Registered Nurse (RN) Step Down

Registered Nurse (RN) Step Down

companyIMCS Group
locationBirmingham, AL, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/15/2023
Full Time

Job Description

Job Description

IMCS is a Healthcare and Professional Staffing Company. From nursing staffing, temp to hire, and permanent to healthcare contracts, IMCS provides hospitals and medical facilities with high-quality clinical professionals with the highest standards and compliance to provide the best medical care.

To ensure success, progressive care nurses should possess demonstrable experience in caring for acutely ill patients in step-down departments and the ability to work in a stressful environment.

Job Duties / Responsibilities?

  • Studying patients’ charts, medication regimens, and test results upon admittance to the progressive care unit.
  • Tracking routine vital signs, including heart rate, blood pressure, and pulse oximetry measurements.
  • Interpreting measurements from specialized medical equipment.
  • Monitoring and administering prescribed medication, as well as performing titration of drug doses.
  • Performing diagnostic assessments on changes in measurements, as well as designated interventions.
  • Updating and maintaining ward charts, patient files, and medical records.
  • Overseeing Progressive Care Unit nursing assistants and support staff.
  • Explaining treatments and procedures to patients and their families, as well as answering questions.

Job Requirements: Experience / License / Certification / Education etc.

1+ years of experience in similar specialty

BLS (AHA)

ACLS (AHA)

NIHSS

RN State License (Alabama)

About the unit: 30 bed Medical Stepdown 1:3/4 nurse patient ratio with Patient Care Tech assistance Bedside monitors on unit with Central Monitoring also monitoring

What is the schedule?

06:30 AM – 06:00 PM; 4-12 hour shifts per week, with every other weekend required. Holiday rotation will be required.

Deal Breakers:

1+ years of experience in similar specialty

RN State License (Alabama)

BLS (AHA) Certification