Registered Nurse Float Pool Full Time Nights Sebring at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/15/2021

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  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Sebring, FL
  • Date Posted:
    11/15/2021
  • Job ID:
    21028517
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Shift
    3 - Night

Job Description


Description

Registered Nurse Float Pool AdventHealth Sebring

Location Address: 4200 Sun 'n Lake Boulevard Sebring, FL 33872

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Sebring

  • Faith Based & Mission driven Facility
  • Largest Employer in the County
  • Surrounded by beautiful Lakes, Golf Courses and Florida’s oldest State Park
  • Close knit community with a home town family feel
  • 2 hours to just about any beach on either Coast

Work Hours/Shift:

 Full Time/ Nights

You Will Be Responsible For:

The performance of this position requires substantial specialized knowledge, jusdgement and nursing skill based upon applied principles of psychological, biological, physical and social sciences which include but are not limited to:

1.   Performs assessments and determines the total nursing needs of assigned patients.

  • Follows AdventHealth standards in all patient and family interactions.
  • Assesses patient/family needs in relation to presenting problem, care needs, physical condition and learning needs.
  • Performs head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy.
  • Identifies problems and or/or nursing diagnosis and plans for nursing interventions.
  • Anticipates patient care problems and initiates corrective actions.
  • Recognizes abnormal diagnostic laboratory data, drug levels, blood gas values, and radiologic data and knows the significance of each.
  • Recognizes the patient’s and family’s perception of hospitalization and health status.
  • Identifies the patient’s learning needs and implement appropriate measures to meet them including the family in the process. Educates patient/families regarding new medications including effects and potential side effects.
  1. Formulates a goal directed plan of care and develops appropriate nursing diagnosis based on needs specific to the standard of care and updates according to policy.
  • Implements appropriate diagnosis specific interdisciplinary plan of care (IPOC).
  • Coordinates patient care to assure diagnosis specific quality measures are met.
  1. Accurately performs nursing actions to achieve patient care goals.
  • Establishes priorities of patient care based on the needs of the patient.
  • Implements a comprehensive patient care plan that includes baseline admission data, plans for treatment plans and goals for discharge.
  • Implements specific interventions, treatments, and medications as defined in the plan of care and documents outcomes.
  • Recognizes emergency situations and takes appropriate actions.
  • Consistently uses tools available in the electronic medical record (EMR) to ensure patient safety and to optimize patient care:
    • Performs real-time documentation
    • Reviews task list at least every two hours. Initiates and signs off physician orders promptly.
    • Initiates diagnosis specific IPOCs and updates at least once per shift or change in patient condition.
    • Performs bedside report using the Care Compass feature in the EMR at each hand-off report.
  • Complies with national patient safety standards regarding patient identification prior to treatments and medication administration.
  • Accurately administers all medications in a safe manner displaying competence in the use of an automated dispensing machine and mPPID technology where applicable.
  • Accurately and safely performs and supervises the care of patients requiring complex interventions.
  • Maintains aseptic technique, demonstrating knowledge of infection control practices.
  • Accurately sets up, maintains, monitors and supervises use of IV pump, PCA pump, and epidural pump.
  • Maintains a safe environment within the hospital for patients and families. Performs rounding according to the departmental plan on assigned patients to ensure control of pain, patient positioning, toileting and convenient placement of supplies and equipment. 
  • Incorporates new procedures and philosophies into one’s work performance.
Qualifications

What You Will Need:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • The Float Pool RN will display proficient clinical skills and critical thinking skills with strong communication skills.
  • Mental and emotional stability, demonstrating a courteous and calm approach to all contacts with patients, visitors, and health care team members.
  • Mature judgment and the ability to handle confidential information within AdventHealth guidelines and applicable regulations.
  • Personal qualities such as kindness, compassion, understanding, integrity, respect, sense of humor, discretion and confidentiality.
  • Ability to communicate verbally in English and in written form with persons of varied backgrounds in a respectful, effective and professional manner.
  • Ability to learn and apply computer related applications and programs, including using electronic keyboards and other peripheral devices.
  • Ability to communicate verbally in English and in written form with persons of varied backgrounds in a respectful, effective and professional manner.
  • Critical thinking / problem solving skills
  • Teamwork, tact and conflict resolution
  • Organizational, multitasking and prioritization skills
  • Ability to provide leadership, direction, and solve complex problems
  • Performs accurate documentation within the electronic medical record
  • Ability to demonstrate proficiency in clinical skills, multi-tasking, and a professional bedside manner
  • Knowledgeable in assigned areas of patient care including health promotion and maintenance

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

    • Previous Experience with Electronic Medical Record

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Minimum of Diploma in Nursing
  • 2 or more years of relevant clinical nurse experience,

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • BSN and/or MSN
  • Critical Care and ED experience

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • Current Florida state Registered Nurse licensure
  • Current American Heart Association BLS certification
  • Current American Heart Association ACLS certification
  • NIHSS stroke certification and Basic EKG class within 30 days of hire if not current

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

  • PCU or Critical Care National Certification

General Summary:

The Clinical Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for coordinating the efforts of the multidisciplinary treatment team for the patients under his/her care.  The RN is accountable for administering, supervising, coordinating, and evaluating the nursing process in the provision of care; and will strive to maintain and improve patient outcomes.  As a member of the Float Pool the RN will work the assigned unit based on his/her orientation, competencies and patient needs. 


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

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