Pulmonary Medical Care Unit and Pulmonary Medical Progressive
Registered Nurse - Pulmonary Medical Progressive Care -
Full-Time - Days
PMPC/PMCU is a fast paced and team focused 39 bed progressive
care and medsurg telemetry unit. 23 progressive care and 16 medsurg
telemetry beds. PMPC offers a unique opportunity not afforded in
most hospitals, specializing in acutely ill respiratory patient
population. This critically important subspecialty affords nurses a
unique opportunity to gain experiences not offered anywhere else at
Mission, outside of the ICU setting.
We are hiring top talent to this awesome team - if you're a
registered nurse who's looking to expand your skill set into
higher-acuity, intensive care-related work, apply today!
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
Dedicated respiratory therapist and pharmacist that remain on
Team-Based CareMmodel including the Nurses, Physicians, case
managers, social workers, pharmacists, house supervisors, PT/OT,
Registered Nurse at Mission Hospital:
Required Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Effective
3/1/18 Bachelor of Science in Nursing OR enroll in a BSN or
advanced degree program within 6 months AND obtain a BSN within 4
years of hire date into RN position. Previous signed BSN commitment
letter OR grandfathering will be accepted between departments and
Mission Health entities. Exemptions may be approved with CNO System
Required License or 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 or Certifications: National Certification
in area of specialty.
Required Experience: One-year hospital nursing experience is the
minimum requirement for the Registered Nurse role. Please see
"Preferred experience" for department-specific needs.
Preferred Experience: Previous experience working on a unit
caring for an acute patient population in a hospital setting;
familiarity working with trachs, vents, drips, etc.
Mission Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such
offers equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees
without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age,
disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic
information, protected veteran status or any other protected