Registered Nurse Rapid Response Full Time Nights Tampa at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/25/2021

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  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Date Posted:
    11/25/2021
  • Job ID:
    21026933
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Shift
    3 - Night

Job Description


Description

Rapid Response Nurse AdventHealth Tampa

Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa

  • AdventHealth, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.
  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery
  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come
  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time - Night

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Communicates with courtesy when interacting with internal or external customers—in person or on the telephone.
  • Assists staff in the delivery of patient care: assessment, diagnosis, identification of outcomes, planning, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost and impact on practice in the delivery of nursing services.
  • Responds and assesses Patient needs for Rapid Response calls.
  • Responds to Code Blue.
  • Assures that reportable events occurring within the department are properly reported to Risk Management within the time required by law.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Skills required for work in critical care area
  • Graduate of a school of Nursing.
  • Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of experience as a Critical Care Registered Nurse.
  • Current registration with Florida State Board of Nursing as a registered professional nurse or licensure from another state with verification of application and eligibility for Florida licensure by endorsement.
  • Valid American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, AND
  • Valid AHA Advanced life support certification (ACLS,) and Pediatric Advanced life support certification (PALS)
  • NIHSS certification

Job Summary:

The Rapid Response Nurse-RN utilizes the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation) to delegate, coordinate and provide safe, therapeutic nursing care to patients/families. This individual makes independent judgments/decisions and takes action regarding a wide range of routine and complex patient issues, operating under guidelines of the Rapid Response Team Protocols. The Rapid Response Nurse-RN collaborates with appropriate disciplines to coordinate continuity of patient care from admission through discharge in support of the medical and nursing plans of care. The Rapid Response Nurse-RN acts to support adult inpatient care needs within the facility. This includes the care of critically ill patients and transport from an inpatient unit to the ICU. He/she responds as Code Blue Nurse, promoting effective team interactions, patient assessment, ACLS interventions and complete/accurate documentation. The Rapid Response Nurse-RN responds to and assists with stroke alerts, assisting with plan of care and CT initiation. The Rapid Response Nurse-RN provides house wide support for assessments, specialized equipment, medication administration and a variety of staff needs.  

The Registered Nurse provides self-directed, effective nursing care to groups of patients and other duties as assigned in accordance with Division of Nursing standards and pursuant to Florida Department of Professional Regulation, Chapter 464.003 (3) (a): “Practice of professional nursing means the performance of those acts requiring substantial specialized knowledge, judgment, and nursing skill based upon applied practices of psychological, biological, physical, and social sciences which shall include, but not limited to:

1.  The observation, assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation of care; health teaching and counseling of the ill, injured or infirmed; and the promotion of wellness, maintenance of health and prevention of   illness and others.

2.  The administration of medication and treatments as prescribed or authorized by a duly licensed   practitioner authorized by the laws of this state to prescribe such medications and treatments.

3. The supervision and teaching of other personnel in the theory and performance of any of the above acts.”


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

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