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AdventHealth Registered Nurse Wound Ostomy Outpatient in Tampa, Florida

Description

"Registered Nurse Wound Ostomy Outpatient" 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:

Full Time

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Demonstrates safe practice in the administration of wound care medications.

  • Demonstrates sensitivity to pain management by alleviating and reducing pain to level acceptable to patient.

  • 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 all certifications, attends 75% of department staff meeting, acts as designated preceptor for new hires re: to wound/ostomy care, chairs wound resource nurse program, member of professional nursing organization, attends hospital wide committees, member of shared governance council.

  • Works under the direction of the Wound Care Institute Director and Clinical Nurse Manager to provide care, works collaboratively to accomplish the goals of quality care.

  • Works with the entire team to facilitate and maintain lines of communication.

  • Works with front desk personnel to coordinate appointments with ancillary departments when therapy or procedures are ordered ensuring that needs are met for the patient in all areas.

  • Provides the Clinical Nurse Manager with patient information required to facilitate care on a day to day basis.

  • Provides patient care updates as appropriate to clinic Nurse Manager; assisting in the facilitation of daily Institute operations.

  • Provides case management functions for patients as directed.

  • Provides concurrent documentation of patient’s care in the electronic medical record.

  • Maintains economical utilization of supplies and ensures that equipment is maintained in a clean and safe manner.

  • Assesses the patient’s condition and nursing needs; sets goals; establishes appropriate nursing actions to meet those goals and the physical, psychological, social and rehabilitative needs of the patient, including discharge planning.

  • Participates in team conferences in development of individualized nursing care plans as needed.

  • Establishes and maintains communications and utilizes teaching opportunities with patients, and other significant individuals.

  • Knowledgeable of departmental Safety Initiatives relative to the care of the Hyperbaric Medicine Patient. Visual observation and/or audible contact with the hyperbaric control panel and patients in hyperbaric chambers must be maintained at all times by the Hyperbaric Technologist.

  • If Hyperbaric Technicians leave the hyperbaric room/environment, for any reason, they are responsible for obtaining coverage during their absence.

  • Both the requesting and covering employee are responsible for observation and management of the hyperbaric environment and patient safety. Gives report to Technologist on return, reporting patient’

  • Maintains all professional credentials on time and provides copies to Department Director, e.g. professional licenses and/or certifications.

  • Maintains BLS as required by FH Tampa.

  • Participates on committees as requested and possible, contributes on a regular basis in the identification of opportunities for process improvement.

  • Participates in orientation of new personnel, may act as preceptor.

  • Meets all continued education requirements to work in a specialized area of practice.

  • Assists with or institutes emergency measures for sudden adverse developments in patients such as cardiac arrest or other emergencies.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • One year of experience in a Wound Treatment Center.

  • Strong team building skills

  • Current Florida RN License

  • AHA-BLS

  • Associate Degree in Nursing

  • One or more years of nursing practice experience.

  • One year of practice in which leadership and teaching competence has been demonstrated

Job Summary:

The Wound Care RN serves as a care consultant and provider for patients with complex wound care needs and ostomy management. Accountable for collaborating with the health care team to define and communicate the expected patterns of care for this patient population. Provides leadership for education and research programs to support the advancement of wound and ostomy care and improvement of patient outcomes through implementation of evidenced based practice. Serves as a resource, leader, and role model for wound and ostomy care and functions as a liaison with the community, other health care professionals, and other disciplines regarding areas of wound and ostomy care.

The Registered Nurse provides self-directed, effective nursing care to groups of patients and other duties as assigned in accordance with Division of Nursing standards and pursuant to Florida Department of Professional Regulation, Chapter 464.003 (3).

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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