Registered Nurse Surgery Recovery (PACU) Full Time Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 6/29/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Date Posted:
    6/29/2020
  • Job ID:
    20010967
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Organization
    AdventHealth North Pinellas

Job Description


Description

Registered Nurse Surgery Recovery (PACU) AdventHealth North Pinellas

Location Address: 1395 S Pinellas Avenue, Tarpon Springs, Florida 34689

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth North Pinellas

  • Great Culture

  • Top Quality outcomes

  • Nurse Excellence Committee (NEC)/Governance

  • Leadership is accessible

  • Located on the Gulf of Mexico

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time, Day Shift plus call.

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, evaluate, and communicate patient care needs for the infant, 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.


Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Minimum of one year experience as a Registered Nurse in a PACU or critical care setting.
  • Computer literate preferred
  • 2–4 years relevant clinical nurse experience preferred
  • Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing and/or BSN
  • BSN preferred
  • Current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Florida
  • Current Basic Life Support certification.
  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support.
  • Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Certified PeriAnesthesia Nurse preferred

Job Summary:

Directs/manages and provides care while assuring safety for the patient in the Pre-op Holding Area or PACU, utilizing the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care.  By assessment of the individual patient and procedure, health care needs are identified with the patient and family:  formulates a plan, sets goals for care, and educates the patient and family.   Evaluates patient outcomes in response to the plan and revises as patient needs/responses require.  Provides leadership and direction when working with a group of care-givers.  Represents the Department of Nursing and Florida Hospital North Pinellas in a professional and courteous manner.


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

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