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Registered Nurse, RN, Progressive Care Unit, PCU

Company: Lowell General Hospital
Location: Lowell
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Eligible for up to a $10,000 Sign On Bonus! We have a great opportunity for an experienced critical care RN that is interested in#working close#to home with a 3-time Magnet recognized community hospital.# Position Summary: The PCU is#a 36-bed unit for telemetry, step down, or intermediate level of care. Patients requiring peritoneal and hemodialysis, cardiac catheterizations, pacemakers, internal cardiac defibrillator placement, post-operative monitoring, and#interventional radiology may be placed on PCU.# Our patients receive continuous cardiac monitoring, and some may also receive continuous oxygen saturation monitoring.# Patient can be on high flow oxygen, Bi-pap ventilation, and continuous cardiac Intravenous medications.# The nurse patient ratio is less than on the med/surg floors, allowing patients to be more closely monitored. Hours: 36 hours per week, Day/Evening Shifts, every third weekend Qualifications:# Critical care experience required Able to read and interpret Tele strips independently Must have excellent time management skills Use of electronic based charting systems. Cerner experience is preferred. Valid#BLS and ACLS required # What We Offer:# Clinical Advancement Program#which provides advancement opportunities and financial rewards# Competitive salaries # benefits 403(b) retirement plan with company match Shared governance: Nurses are encouraged to participate in our unit based councils or one of the many other council opportunities# Tuition reimbursement Clinical mobility tracks Free on-campus parking Magnet Designation:# The#American Nurses Credentialing Center#(ANCC) honored Lowell General Hospital with Magnet Recognition for excellence in nursing care with our 3rd designation achieved in August 2020. The Magnet Recognition Program recognizes healthcare organizations that are dedicated to nursing excellence, professionalism and patient-focused care. It is the highest level of recognition an organization can receive for providing the very best quality in patient care. Only 2% of hospitals have attained a 3rd#Magnet designation.## About Lowell General Hospital: Lowell General Hospital is an independent, not-for-profit community hospital serving the Greater Lowell area and surrounding communities. With two primary campuses located in Lowell, Massachusetts, we are the second largest community hospital in Massachusetts. We have the latest state-of-the-art technology and a full range of medical and surgical services for patients, from newborns to seniors.# We are a proud member of Circle Health and in collaboration with the medical community it is our promise to provide our patients with#Complete connected care#SM Circle Health#is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Lowell General Hospital, Lowell , Registered Nurse, RN, Progressive Care Unit, PCU, Healthcare , Lowell, Massachusetts

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