Company: Mission Hospital
Posted on: September 18, 2023
Introduction ***Eligible for up to $30,000 sign-on bonus with a 2
year commitment to Mission Health**
Only new hires eligible for sign-on bonus; prior employees have to
be separated from Mission for at least 1 year to be re-eligible for
Are you looking for a place to deliver excellent care patients
deserve? At Mission Hospital we support our colleagues in their
positions. Join our Team as a(an) Pulmonary Stepdown RN and access
programs to assist with every stage of your career.
Benefits At Mission Hospital we want to ensure we support you
through all stages of your life as a nurse. We offer eligible
colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical,
wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
401K -(100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of
Academic Assistance -and -Reimbursements -for Tuition and Student
Employee Discounts -including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps,
Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
Home, -Auto, and -Pet Insurance
Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
Short Term -& -Long Term Disability -coverage
Legal Benefits -and lots more!
Learn more about Employee Benefits
Are you a continuous learner? With more than 94,000 nurses
throughout HCA Healthcare, we are one of the largest employers of
nurses in the United States. Education is key to excellence! As a
majority owner of Galen College of Nursing, which joins Research
College of Nursing and Mercy School of Nursing as educational
facilities within the HCA Healthcare family, we make it easier and
more affordable to gain certifications and job skills. Apply today
for our Pulmonary Stepdown RN opening and continue to learn!
Job Summary and Qualifications
Provides leadership which facilitates the delivery of professional
nursing care for the comfort and well-being of patients. Utilizes
the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and
evaluation, to provide, delegate, supervise and document care and
teaching of patients and family.
Implements medically prescribed interventions.
PMPC specializes in vented tracheostomy patients and vent
Our unit also cares for Chest tubes, Rescue Bipap, fresh
tracheostomies, decortications of the lung, high flow oxygen
administration, home vents, cpaps, pulse ox studies, etc.
Nursing on PMPC / PMCU:
PMPC and PMCU nurses are equipped in several unit specific
competencies that uniquely prepare them for easy transition into
ICU settings: PMPC manages several drips as well, including
heparin, Cardizem, insulin, amiodarone, dopamine, and now taking
low dose Precedex drip patients from the ICU.
3:1 ratios on the progressive care side and 4:1 on the Medsurg tele
Dedicated respiratory therapist and pharmacist that remain on the
Team-Based Care model including the Nurses, Physicians, case
managers, social workers, pharmacists, house supervisors, PT/OT,
What qualifications you will need: Required Education: Bachelor of
Science in Nursing or enroll in a BSN or advanced degree program
and obtain a BSN within 5 years of hire date into RN position.
Grandfathering will be accepted between departments and Mission
Health entities. Exemptions, or extensions, may be approved by the
facility CNO and reported out to the CNO Council members. Each
facility will ensure tracking of exemptions should this information
be needed. RNs with 10 years or more of experience are exempt.
Preferred Education: Masters in Nursing.
Required License/Certifications: Must have and maintain current
licensure as registered nurse with the North Carolina Board of
Nursing. eNLC (Enhanced Nurse License Compact) license may apply,
licensee should confirm with NCBON
Certificate: BLS Healthcare Provider
Preferred License/Certifications :National Certification in area of
Required Experience: None
Preferred Experience: One year hospital nursing experience
Mission Hospital , -located in Asheville, North Carolina, serves as
the regional tertiary and quaternary care facility for Western
North Carolina and the adjoining region. Mission Hospital is
licensed for 815 beds and is the region's only Level II trauma
center, comprehensive stroke center, Level III neonatal intensive
care unit, and includes the only children's hospital in Western
North Carolina. Mission Hospital is a Magnet - designated hospital
for nursing excellence and is nationally recognized for its quality
of care and patient safety.
HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical
Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade. In recent
years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for
the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other
"Good people beget good people." - Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If growth and continued learning is
important to you, we encourage you to apply for our Pulmonary
Stepdown RN opening. Our team will promptly review your
application. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for
interviews. -Unlock the possibilities apply today!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our
company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion,
color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital
status, veteran status, or disability status.
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