Provide advanced nursing care for patients with acute conditions such as heart attacks, respiratory distress syndrome, or shock. May care for pre- and post-operative patients or perform advanced, invasive diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Charge Nurse, Charge Nurse, Cardiac Interventional Care, Clinical Educator, Clinical Nurse Educator, Clinical Staff Educator, Nurse Manager, Nursing Director, Preceptor, Progressive Care Unit Registered Nurse, Staff Nurse
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