Surgical Nurse Practitioner - CVOR Full Time Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/26/2022


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    Ocala, FL
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Job Description


Surgical Nurse Practitioner - CVOR AdventHealth Ocala

Location Address: 1500 SW 1st Ave Ocala, Florida 34471

Top Reasons To Work at AdventHealth Ocala

  • Horse Capital of the World
  • Driving distance to Gainesville, St. Augustine, Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota
  • Part of the community since 1898, providing healthcare to Marion County for over 120 years
  • Florida Hospital Ocala offers a broad spectrum of services, with programs that are nationally recognized and accredited
  • Spectacular springs throughout the county

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time, Day Shift

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Communicates with courtesy when interacting with internal or external customers—in person or on the telephone.
  • Demonstrates respect for co-workers and develops positive working relationships with other
  • departments.
  • Incorporates Caring Model behaviors and culturally competent care into daily practice.
  • Demonstrates organizational commitment standards and values.
  • Adheres to organizational standards for dress and professional appearance.
  • Demonstrates collaboration and teamwork in managing patient flow, i.e., promotes timely patient placement by following hospital policy for patient admission, discharge and transfer.
  • Communicates changes, new procedures and processes for the nursing division, service line and team to staff.
  • Participates in monthly staff meeting for assigned unit.
  • Provides required documentation for personnel file in a timely manner.
  • Utilizes time effectively and accomplishes duties in necessary timeframe with minimal supervision.
  • Assists staff in the delivery of patient care: assessment, diagnosis, identification of outcomes, planning, implementation and evaluation.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of hospital, division, and unit Standards of Care and Practice by serving as a resource person to nurses and physicians during assigned shift.
  • Mentors and coaches team members to successfully manage patient needs.
  • Assists staff in effective time utilization.
  • Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost and impact on practice in the delivery of nursing services.
  • Ensures that reportable events occurring within the department are properly reported to Risk Management within the time required by law.
  • Ensures compliance with core measure/HCAHPS composite benchmarks.
  • Documentation meets criteria for core measure, charges, PI and all quality/regulatory standards as measured by chart audits.
  • Provides first or second assistant functions during surgeries; assists in broad aspects of Cardiac   
  • Surgery.
  • Call responsibilities.
  • Participates in STS data collection and long-term surgical outcome data interpretation and implementation to improve metrics.
  • Works in the OR as a first assist as needed and participates in call rotation.
  • Abides by medical staff bylaws, rules and regulations, and hospital policies.
  • Encourages and supports front-line decision making.
  • Keeps abreast of pertinent changes related to clinical information from CMS and other regulatory agencies.
  • Initiates strategies and tactics with the nursing staff to support core measure performance.
  • Provides symptom management of CV patients as per medical staff privilege delineation.
  • Initiates orders with physician countersign.
  • Collection of comprehensive data pertinent to the patient’s health/situation and unit-specific data for process improvement initiatives including: initial patient assessment within expected timeframe, initiates consults as indicated from database collection, identifies patient/family teaching and discharge planning needs.
  • Analyzes the assessment data to determine expected outcomes and plan of care.
  • Identifies expected outcomes for the plan of care individualized to the patient or situation and for unit specific PI outcomes.  Participation in identification of unit-specific PI outcomes.
  • The patient’s plan of care is developed, individualized and prioritized daily in collaboration with the patient, family and health team members that is sensitive to the patient’s cultural and spiritual needs and to attain expected outcomes.
  • Implements the identified plans for patients and unit-specific process improvement with appropriate nursing interventions and physicians’ orders in an accurate, timely manner and documents intervention according to hospital policy. Coordinates implementation of the plan of care through leadership and delegation appropriate to skill level including but not limited to: LPNs, NTs, CNAs, Unit Secretaries, RTs, PTs. Educates patient/family based on assessed learning needs.
  • Evaluates progress toward attainment of expected patient outcomes and unit-specific process improvement outcomes daily with patient, family and health team members.
  • Maintains safe practice by demonstrating unit-specific clinical competency and demonstrating
  • compliance with all regulatory standards.
  • Demonstrates safe practice in the administration of medications.
  • Ensures safe and effective handoff communications and documentation of such between care givers.
  • Integrates ethical decision making into daily nursing practice.
  • Integrates research findings and Evidence-Based Practice into practice.
  • Acts as a patient advocate.
  • Demonstrates critical-thinking skills appropriate to level of experience.
  • Integrates population specific standards when planning care.
  • Demonstrates commitment to professional and personal growth, i.e., completes all mandatory educational requirements, maintains unit-based certification, acts as designated preceptor, acts as designated resource nurse, member of professional nursing organization, attains national certification, attends hospital wide committees, member of shared governance council.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What You Will Need:

  • Endovascular vein harvesting
  • Excellent communication
  • Computer proficiency
  • Effective interpersonal relations
  • Flexibility
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • High level of Specialty are knowledge base
  • Master’s degree
  • Two years in specialty area
  • Cardiovascular surgery experience preferred
  • Teaching/preceptor experience preferred
  • Experience in operating room/management of patients pre/post-operation preferred
  • Critical care experience preferred
  • Licensure as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner in the State of Florida.
  • Valid American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, AND
  • Valid AHA Advanced life support certification (ACLS, PALS, NRP) per specialty/unit requirements
  • See attached addendum for additional criteria

Job Summary:

Functions as a member of the medical care management team.  Provides medical treatment under the supervision of the attending physician. This medical care will be provided within the framework of the hospital’s medical staff privilege delineation criterion.

The Surgical Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (SARNP) provides self-directed, effective nursing care to groups of patients and other duties as assigned in accordance with Division of Services standards.

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.

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.

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

The SARNP may provide first or second assistant functions during surgery, round with surgeons and other clinical staff, and see patients in the outpatient setting.  Delivery of patient care will be conducted in collaboration with faculty surgeons, residents and physicians including, but not limited to, physical exams, diagnosis and treatment, order and interpret tests, counsel on preventative health, write prescriptions, and assist in surgery.

Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.  Under administrative guidance and physician supervision, will provide comprehensive primary care services, acute care services and extended care services in the area of nursing and or medicine for individuals and their families

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

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