RN Cardiac Recovery PRN Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/11/2022

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Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Date Posted:
    1/11/2022
  • Job ID:
    21038911
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

RN Cardiac Recovery PRN AdventHealth Zephyrhills

Location Address: 7050 Gall Boulevard Zephyrhills, Florida 33541

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Zephyrhills

  • First in Florida to earn Advanced Certification for Hip Replacement and Knee Replacement (Joint Commission)
  • Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI (Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care)One of America's Best Hospitals for Heart Care, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 (Women’s Choice Award)
  • One of America's Best Hospitals for Stroke Centers, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 (Women’s Choice Award)
  • One of America's Best Hospitals for Orthopedics, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 (Women’s Choice Award)

Work Hours/Shift:

PRN / Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Monitors LOC and vital signs of patient  
  • Provides patient care using the nursing process to provide assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation according to established protocols and evidence-based clinical practice standards
  • Removal of venous and arterial sheaths using manual or mechanical pressure to ensure hemostasis
  • Monitors site post sheath removal sites for hematoma
  • Provides education to patient and patient’s family regarding in-hospital care and discharge instructions
  • Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes
Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • EKG Competency
  • Knowledge of cardiac anatomy.
  • Knowledge of critical care medication.
  • Competency in Moderate Sedation.
  • Recent acute care experience.
  • Graduate of accredited school of Nursing.
  • Current Florida licensure as a Registered Nurse
  • ACLS & BLS

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

  • Recent post cardiac cath care experience.
  • Able to perform safe and proper technique for sheath pulls
  • Able to identify and intervene for hematomas
  • 2-3 years of post-cardiac cath recovery experience.
  • Critical care experience
  • BSN

Job Summary:

Responsible for directing and coordinating all nursing care for step down patients, post cardiac catheterization, electrophysiology studies, peripheral studies/interventions and cardiac device implants,  based on established clinical nursing practice standards as specified by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses Cardiac Recovery Registered Nurses. Care includes monitoring LOC and vital signs (NIBP, HR, O2 Sat, and Respirations) of patients recovering from moderate sedation.  Responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation and evaluation according to established protocols and evidence – based clinical practice standards.  CRU and CSDU Registered nurses remove arterial and venous sheaths holding manual or mechanical pressure to ensure hemostasis.  Post sheath pull patient arteriotomy sites are monitored for hematoma. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes.  Supports the organization vision and mission.  Contributes to the provision of quality nursing care through the performance improvement techniques that demonstrates positive outcomes in patient care. Cardiac Recovery Registered Nurses require a high degree of knowledge in anatomy of the heart, circulatory, and neuro system in a critical care environment.


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

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