Prime Healthcare

RN – Critical Care Step Down Unit – Full Time/Nights

Facility St. Joseph Medical Center
US-MO-Kansas City
Position Type
Full Time


The Critical Care Step Down (CCSD) Registered Nurse (RN) also referred to as a Progressive Care Unit (PCU), involve the care of patients who require close monitoring and frequent assessment, but patients in this unit aren’t unstable enough to need the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).   


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Deliver compassionate and accurate care for some of our most critically ill patients
  • Ability to research and collaborate with the latest developments in acute care
  • Provide basic bedside care including dressing changes, catheter care, assisting the patient with moving, and taking vital signs
  • Monitor and adjust specialized electronic equipment such as cardiac monitors, respirators, ventilators, and oxygen pumps
  • Coordinate with health care team members to evaluate, plan, and implement patient care plans


Saint Joseph Medical Center is looking for experienced Nurses for our Critical Care Step Down (CCSD) role.


Night Shift – 12hr – 36hr Weeks


Education and Work Experience

  1. Current and valid state RN License.
  2. Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  3. Current ACLS (AHA) certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current preferred.
  4. Previous Acute Care hospital experience preferred.
  5. Ventilator Management experience preferred.
  6. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law:




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