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Clinical Nurse Manager of Progressive Care Unit

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Lowell General Hospital
Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
28 days ago


The Clinical Manager of the Progressive Care Unit (PCU) is an amazing opportunity for a dynamic RN leader interested in joining a transformational nursing leadership team at a 3-time Magnet recognized community hospital. This position requires a strategic thinker, strong communicator and problem solver who will provide clinical oversight of this PCU and of dialysis.  

In this role you will manage the Progressive Care Unit at the Main Campus of Lowell General Hospital.  The PCU is a 36-bed unit for telemetry, step down, or intermediate level of care. In this role you will:

  • Work closely with the Director of Clinical Operations for Inpatient Services and will take responsibility for unit systems functions, RN staff performance, and patient care outcomes. 
  • Lead through change both planned and unplanned, build consensus when appropriate, motivate and encourage others. You are responsible to maintain an inclusive workplace; maximizes contributions of all employees, and develop strengths in all team members.
  • Be responsible for hiring, counseling and coaching staff, providing disciplinary actions, positively interacting with medical staff and support services during times of stress and constant change.
  • Will oversee dialysis treatments. 

Unit Description: 

Patients on this unit require peritoneal and hemodialysis, cardiac catheterizations, pacemakers, internal cardiac defibrillator placement, post-operative monitoring, and interventional radiology.  These patients receive continuous cardiac monitoring, and some may also receive continuous oxygen saturation monitoring.  Patient can be on high flow oxygen, Bi-pap ventilation, and continuous cardiac Intravenous medications.  The nurse patient ratio is less than on the med/surg floors, allowing patients to be more closely monitored.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • BSN required, MSN preferred.  
  • BLS and ACLS required and certification in critical care preferred.
  • Prior proven experience and expertise in critical care patient population (minimum 5 years clinical work) and/or prior proven experience and expertise in management, either in first line or in shift supervisory work.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills for high level communication within the hospital and at interdisciplinary and administrative meetings.
  • Experience developing written proposals, preparing budgets, writing evaluations and developing standards and Performance Improvement (PI) reports.

What We Offer:

Not only is Lowell General Hospital an exceptional place to work, offering a culture of recognizing and valuing employees, we provide amazing opportunities for our staff:

  • We promote from within whenever possible and want to see staff grow and advance in their careers
  • Clinical mobility tracks and our Clinical Advancement Program help our nursing staff to expand their skills
  • Competitive salaries & benefits, generous tuition reimbursement and 403 (b) retirement plan with company match
  • Nurses enjoy shared governance and opportunities to participate in Unit Based Councils
  • Free on-campus parking                                                  

This is a great opportunity to be part of a 3-time Magnet Recognized, community hospital. Lowell General Hospital is an independent, not-for-profit community hospital serving the Greater Lowell area and surrounding communities. With two primary campuses located in Lowell, Massachusetts, we are the second largest community hospital in Massachusetts and are proud to be a Magnet hospital. The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) honored Lowell General Hospital with Magnet Recognition for excellence in nursing care for a 3rd designation. The Magnet Recognition Program recognizes healthcare organizations that are dedicated to nursing excellence, professionalism and patient-focused care. It is the highest level of recognition an organization can receive for providing the very best quality in patient care. Only 2% of hospitals have attained their 3rd Magnet designation.

We are a proud member of Wellforce, a different kind of health system. Our outstanding, value-driven providers are setting a new standard for health care in Massachusetts

Lowell General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58467058
  • Location:
    Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
  • Position Title: Clinical Nurse Manager of Progressive Care Unit
  • Company Name: Lowell General Hospital
  • Job Function: Management
  • Job Type: Full-Time

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