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AdventHealth Registered Nurse- Dialysis PRN Days in Tampa, Florida

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"Registered Nurse Dialysis PRN Days" AdventHealth Tampa

Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa

  • Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, 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:

PRN Days

You will be responsible for:

  • SERVICE:

  • Communicates with courtesy when interacting with internal or external customers.

  • Demonstrates respect for co-workers and develops positive working relationships with other departments

  • Demonstrates appropriate and courteous phone etiquette.

  • PEOPLE:

  • Adheres to organizational standards for dress and professional appearance.

  • Demonstrates collaboration and teamwork in assisting with patient flow.

  • FINANCE:

  • Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost and impact on practice in the delivery of nursing services and when ordering supplies.

  • OUTCOMES:

  • Rinse, prime and position all appropriate equipment, attach all required tubing, prepare dialysate, calibrate and check alarms, set monitors and perform a system check as required.

  • Perform patient assessment prior to treatment and proceed with treatment based on such assessments and physician’s orders.

  • Obtain blood samples and other specimens as indicated by patient’s condition or as ordered.

  • Administer appropriate medications, blood and blood products ordered by the physician and/or as stated in polices.

  • Assess, evaluate and provide care for patients related to blood pressure and weight changes or other physical conditions, access patency, lab values, dialysate composition, blood and fluid flows.

  • Complete nursing notes after every dialysis treatment.

  • Notify the physician when appropriate. Communicate with patient’s primary nurse.

  • Administer treatment as indicated, including medications, use of oxygen and other therapeutic measures. Monitor blood pressure every 30 minutes or less.

  • Clean and dress access sites and other wounds in close proximity to the access site that may potentially contaminate the access using appropriate aseptic techniques.

  • Initiate and perform appropriate emergency procedures.

  • Participates in patient and family teaching as needed regarding dialysis treatment and End stage renal dietary recommendations.

  • Clean and sterilize equipment; dispose of disposable supplies as practiced by hospital protocols.

  • Maintain a safe environment for patient and staff by following infection control procedures.

  • Give the primary nurse a full report at completion of dialysis.

  • Have knowledge about continuous cycled peritoneal dialysis and peritoneal dialysis solutions

  • Have Knowledge about disequilibrium syndrome, air emboli, hemolysis and neuropathy.

  • GROWTH:

  • Completes all mandatory educational requirements, attends 75% of unit staff meetings.

Qualifications

What will you need?

  • Demonstrated ability to follow written and verbal instructions effectively.

  • Working knowledge of and ability to use computer and perform data entry.

  • Ability and willingness to work a flexible workweek including weekends, on-call, nights and overtime as required.

  • Cerner (preferred)

  • One year RN experience

  • Experience with Acute/ inpatient dialysis

  • Medical/surgical, ICU, CCU, and ER experience (preferred)

  • Dialysis nursing experience (strongly preferred)

  • BSN degree (preferred)

  • Certified Nephrology Nurse (preferred)

  • Valid American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

  • Valid American Heart Association (AHA) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification

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

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

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