AdventHealth Registered Nurse- Dialysis PRN Days in Tampa, Florida
"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.
You will be responsible for:
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.
Adheres to organizational standards for dress and professional appearance.
Demonstrates collaboration and teamwork in assisting with patient flow.
Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost and impact on practice in the delivery of nursing services and when ordering supplies.
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.
Completes all mandatory educational requirements, attends 75% of unit staff meetings.
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.
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.