Charge Nurse/Lead ICU FT Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/15/2021

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Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Date Posted:
    11/15/2021
  • Job ID:
    21034445
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Charge Nurse/Lead ICU FT Days AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

Location Address: 2600 Bruce B. Downs Blvd Wesley Chapel, Florida 33544

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

  • From state- of- the- art equipment to the most intricate building details, AdventHealth Wesley Chapel was designed from the ground up to maximize healing, patient care and wellness
  • Recognized as leader in patient satisfaction and was named Top 100 Hospital in Modern Healthcare Magazine by IBM Watson Health
  • 50,000 sq ft community Health & Wellness Center
  • Comprehensive women’s health center named Inspiration Place that incorporates female physician specialists, women’s imaging, pelvic floor and female physical therapy and a boutique spa.
  • Consistently named a Top Workplace in Tampa Bay by the Tampa Bay Times
  • AdventHealth Wesley Chapel has been named to Healthgrades Top 250 Hospitals list. This places them in the top 5% of hospitals in the country for superior clinical performance and excellence
  • Opened an offsite 24 bed, 24/7 emergency room in Central Pasco to better serve the emergency health needs of residents in west and central Pasco

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time/Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

    • Performs and documents accurate initial assessment per unit standard which may include: initial observation, obtaining and interpreting information in terms of the patients' needs, safety, discharge planning, psych/social/cultural, family needs, multi-system physical assessment, patient/family level of knowledge and readiness to learn about disease process and care requirements. Reports appropriate information in a timely manner to responsible physician.
    • Observes and monitors patient lab work for trends and reports abnormal lab tests to the appropriate physician and obtains appropriate interventions.
    • Utilizes clinical data to implement appropriate interventions.
    • Performs and documents ongoing patient assessment which accurately reflects patients' physical and mental status ranging from child to geriatric according to unit standards and patient condition.
    • Develops, prioritizes, and documents a plan of care that is individualized and involves patient, family, and/or significant other in goal setting per unit standards.
    • Demonstrates knowledge and ability in the preparation of patients for tests, procedures and surgeries ordered.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Supervision experience and skills required.
  • Maintains current license and knowledge of nursing care requirements for all patients on the unit.  Assesses need for personal growth and development and takes the initiative in seeking opportunities to meet this need.

Accurately identifies real/potential problems affecting the service and implements solutions with follow through and communication

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing with a minimum of an Associate of Science degree upon hire
  • 2 years of hospital nursing experience upon hire
  • Active Florida RN or APRN license required upon hire.
  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or RQI upon hire.
  • Current American Heart Association Advanced Life Support (ACLS) certification or RQI upon hire.
  • Current NIHSS Certification upon hire.
  • 8 hours Stroke Education within 6 months of hire date, then annually.
  • 8 hours Hip & Knee Replacement / Spine Education within 6 months of hire date, then annually.

Job Summary:

The Lead/Charge Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of coordinated nursing care for a patient or an assigned group of patients within a patient care unit and for the day-to-day management and supervision of the related clinical activities. The Lead/Charge Nurse is responsible for supervising and responsibly directing the activities of various levels of assigned nursing personnel utilizing both professional and supervisory discretion and independent judgment. Uses the nursing skills of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation in their patient care delivery. Primary function is the delivery of competent, compassionate, and cost effective nursing care. To utilize the nursing process in the direction and administration of the medical and nursing plan of care. This performance is in compliance with established policies, procedures and protocols under the supervision of the Nurse Manager, Director, Vice President of Clinical Services, and or designee.


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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