Assists with the management of clinical, human and other resources within the Progressive Care Unit.. Functions as a role model. Provides clinical expertise in evaluating the patient population within the Progressive Care/Step Down Unit for assessment, care, discharge and transfer. Provides guidance related to standards of care/practice, policies and procedures, and practice guidelines. Reinforces regulatory standards with staff, physicians and health care providers. Provides direct patient care as needed. Provides feedback to the manager in staff evaluation process. Supports/reinforces developed goals and objectives to sustain the department in the changing health care environment. Maintains competence in clinical nursing practice and obtains relevant education.
2 years of current critical care experience required.