Registered Nurse Pre-Op/PACU Full Time Days $5,000 Sign On Bonus at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 7/10/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Dade City, FL
  • Date Posted:
    7/10/2020
  • Job ID:
    20012747
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Registered Nurse Pre-Op/PACU AdventHealth Dade City

Location Address: 7171 North Dale Mabry Highway Tampa, Florida 33614

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Dade City

  • Only hospital in East and Central Pasco to earn Accreditation in Atrial Fibrillation in 2018 by the American College of Cardiology
  • Five-Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment in 2019 by Healthgrades
  • Earned Get With the Guidelines Stroke Silver Plus TS Quality Achievement Award 2018 by American Heart/Stroke Association

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time, Day Shift.  Four 10-hour shifts plus call

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, evaluate, and communicate patient care needs for the pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
  • Performs initial nursing assessments. Documents findings within identified time frames and activates initial plan of care.
  • Documents patients’ progress in the medical record on a regular basis including assessment and management plans.
  • Safely administers medications to patients according to hospital policy and procedures. Conducts second nurse verifications. Reconciles medication on admission and transfer.
  • Reports actual or potential medication variances as well as other patient safety issues utilizing risk master and communication chain of command.
  • Provides direct patient care, evaluates outcomes and adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care.
  • Documents patients’ progress in the medical record on a regular basis including assessment and management plans.
  • Collaborates with medical staff and/or multi-disciplinary team to facilitate the recognition, research, isolation and resolution of potential patient care problems for assigned patients.
  • Provides effective handoff communication utilizing SBAR at change of shift during transfers and to assistive personnel.
  • Coordinates ongoing patient and family education and discharge planning.
  • Provides for orientation and training of employees to work routines and environment.
  • Maintains knowledge of current trends in the field to enhance practice.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and appropriate use of department equipment and supplies required for the care of patients.
  • Knowledgeable of emergency resuscitation measures and properly activates code team response.
  • Complies with department safety policies and procedures.
  • Responsible to help ensure that the safety and well-being of patients, family members, visitors and coworkers are maintained.
  • Follow initiatives for patient safety, including, but not limited to Universal Protocol, Hand Washing and Patient Identification.
  • Accurately transcribes and carries out physician orders. Completes telephone order read-backs.
  • Participates in unit specific and multidisciplinary Performance Improvement activities at the Hospital/Unit-based level.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Protect the health of patients, families, and employees by adhering to all infection-control policies.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. 
  • Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.  Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of anesthesia blocks, arterial lines, and central lines, and epidural catheters and how to document appropriately.


Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Minimum of one year experience as a Registered Nurse in a PACU or critical care setting.

  • Computer knowledge and skills

  • Cerner medical record experienced preferred.

  • Advanced IV skill set preferred

  • Minimum Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing

  • BSN or higher preferred

  • 2 or more years critical care/PACU hospital experience preferred

  • Current Florida state Registered Nurse licensure

  • Current American Heart Association BLS certification

  • Current or completion of NIHSS stroke certification within thirty days

  • Current American Heart Association ACLS certification within 90 days of hire

  • Current American Heart Association PALS certification within 90 days of hire

Job Summary:

The PACU Registered Nurse (RN) is accountable 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. 

S/he is accountable for working within the parameters of the Florida Nurse Practice Act, regulatory standards, established policies, protocols and procedures; and utilizes other pertinent references as guidelines for clinical practice.  S/he critically evaluates evidence for application to clinical practice in his / her area of practice.


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

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