Incentives offered for full time employees:
Sign on bonus eligible (up to $30,000 depending on years of experience).
CHI St. Vincent, a regional health network serving Arkansas, is part of CommonSpirit Health. We have served Arkansas since 1888 with a history of many firsts. Together with more than 4,500 coworkers, 1,000 medical staff, and 500 volunteers, we consistently receive praise for care advancements.
CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health in 2019. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.
Progressive care nurses are skilled in assessing and treating acutely ill patients. They provide care to patients who do not require treatment in the critical care areas, but whose conditions need constant observation and monitoring. The PCU nurse is sometimes also called a stepdown nurse.
A progressive care nurse involves the care of patients who require close monitoring and frequent assessments. You will be responsible for delivering the highest quality of patient care according to specific orders of each patient’s individual physicians. This will involve utilizing your knowledge and skill set to educate patients and their families.
Additional responsibilities for this nursing role include:
Management of high-flow nasal cannula and bi-paps
Monitoring and titrating of inotropic agents
Monitoring and titrating of antiarrhythmic medications
Care of patients on a specific prone positioning schedule
Administering patient’s medications and providing treatments
Collaboration with physicians and nurses to devise individualized care plans for patients
Fostering a supportive and compassionate environment of care for patients and their families
Optional competency offered: Chemotherapy Certification
We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:
Current RN license that allows you to practice in our state
Graduate of an accredited nursing program
Experience as a Registered Nurse preferred
Basic Life Support (BLS) required
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) required
Specialty certification (ex: PCCN) preferred
Additional certification or licensure may be required for specialty areas
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