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    The Progressive Care Unit Nurse II demonstrates leadership and mastery of practice in delivering efficient, comprehensive, and continuous patient-driven holistic care through active collaboration, communication and coordination of resources.

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    Responsibilities

    The primary purpose of the Progressive Care Unit Nurse II RN position is to demonstrate leadership in delivering and improving holistic care through collaboration strategies with others to provide comprehensive nursing care to patients assigned to the assigned unit where conditions are usually of a semi-critical nature. The Progressive Care Unit RN possesses the clinical foundation on which the cognitive and practical expertise necessary to care for diverse and complex progressive care disease processes can be constructed. He/she is proficient in his/her understanding of the basic pathophysiological concepts, treatments, and expected outcomes associated with the progressive care environment. He/she applies the nursing process throughout physiological and psychosocial assessments, which assists in the organizing care interventions related to clinical acuity and needs. He/she demonstrates the highest levels of professional standards and ethical behaviors with respect to interpersonal relations, teamwork, and personal responsibility and compliance with institutional protocols and practices.
    The Progressive Care RN demonstrates proficiency in practice based on conscious and deliberate planning and can be called upon to response to facility wide code responses (e.g. code blue). He/she demonstrates clinical competence and leadership in delivering and improving holistic care through collaborative strategies with others such as patients, their family members/significant others and members of the interdisciplinary team. He/she is self-directed in goal setting, and in the management of complex patient situations utilizing the nurse process. He/she demonstrates the ability to identify an issue, analyze it, develop and implement interventions. The Progressive Care Unit RN completes initial assessments and reassessments of patient condition and response to treatment. He/she initiates follow-up as recommended while administering the prescribed therapies using appropriate judgment; evaluation of therapies is pertinent and timely. The Progressive Care Unit Nurse II RN focuses on problems, initiates referrals to other disciplines and/or services as appropriate. He/she accurately documents in the medical record patient findings, assessments, and care provided.

    Work Schedule: Variable hours, Weekends and Holiday required
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0610 Nurse

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/530021500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.