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AdventHealth Registered Nurse Surgery Recovery (PACU) Full Time Days in Wesley Chapel, Florida

Description

Registered Nurse Surgery Recovery (PACU) AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

Location Address: 2600 Bruce B. Downs Blvd Wesley Chapel, Florida 33544

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

  • Up to $10,000 Sign On Bonus available

  • From state- of- the- art equipment to the most intricate building details, AdventHealth Wesley Chapel was designed from the ground up to maximize healing, patient care and wellness

  • Recognized as leader in patient satisfaction and was named Top 100 Hospital in Modern Healthcare Magazine by IBM Watson Health

  • 50,000 sq ft community Health & Wellness Center

  • Comprehensive women’s health center named Inspiration Place that incorporates female physician specialists, women’s imaging, pelvic floor and female physical therapy and a boutique spa.

  • Consistently named a Top Workplace in Tampa Bay by the Tampa Bay Times

  • Opened an offsite 24 bed, 24/7 emergency room in Central Pasco to better serve the emergency health needs of residents in west and central Pasco

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time, Day Shift. Four 10-hour shifts, plus call. 10:00 am – 8:30 pm

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, evaluate, and communicate patient care needs for the pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.

  • Performs initial nursing assessments. Documents findings within identified time frames and activates initial plan of care.

  • Documents patients’ progress in the medical record on a regular basis including assessment and management plans.

  • Safely administers medications to patients according to hospital policy and procedures. Conducts second nurse verifications. Reconciles medication on admission and transfer.

  • Reports actual or potential medication variances as well as other patient safety issues utilizing risk master and communication chain of command.

  • Provides direct patient care, evaluates outcomes and adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care.

  • Documents patients’ progress in the medical record on a regular basis including assessment and management plans.

  • Collaborates with medical staff and/or multi-disciplinary team to facilitate the recognition, research, isolation and resolution of potential patient care problems for assigned patients.

  • Provides effective handoff communication utilizing SBAR at change of shift during transfers and to assistive personnel.

  • Coordinates ongoing patient and family education and discharge planning.

  • Provides for orientation and training of employees to work routines and environment.

  • Maintains knowledge of current trends in the field to enhance practice.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and appropriate use of department equipment and supplies required for the care of patients.

  • Knowledgeable of emergency resuscitation measures and properly activates code team response.

  • Complies with department safety policies and procedures.

  • Responsible to help ensure that the safety and well-being of patients, family members, visitors and coworkers are maintained.

  • Follow initiatives for patient safety, including, but not limited to Universal Protocol, Hand Washing and Patient Identification.

  • Accurately transcribes and carries out physician orders. Completes telephone order read-backs.

  • Participates in unit specific and multidisciplinary Performance Improvement activities at the Hospital/Unit-based level.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Protect the health of patients, families, and employees by adhering to all infection-control policies.

  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain.

  • Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of anesthesia blocks, arterial lines, and central lines, and epidural catheters and how to document appropriately.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of PICC lines, drains, wound vacs, chest tubes

  • Access and monitor mechanical ventilated patients.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of and ability to care of patient requiring non-invasive ventilation.

  • Knowledge & ability to maintain airway.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Computer knowledge and skills

  • Cerner medical record experienced preferred.

  • Advanced IV skill set preferred

  • Minimum Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing upon hire

  • Minimum of one year experience as a Registered Nurse in a PACU or critical care setting upon hire

  • BSN or higher preferred

  • 2 or more years critical care/PACU hospital experience preferred

  • Active Florida RN or APRN license required upon hire.

  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or RQI upon hire.

  • Current American Heart Association Advanced Life Support (ACLS) certification or RQI upon hire

  • Current American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification or RQI upon hire

  • 1 hour of Stroke Education within 6 months of hire date, then annually.

  • 8 hours Hip & Knee Replacement / Spine Education within 6 months of hire date, then annually.

Job Summary:

The PACU Registered Nurse (RN) is accountable for coordinating the efforts of the multidisciplinary treatment team for the patients under his/her care. The RN is accountable for administering, supervising, coordinating, and evaluating the nursing process in the provision of care; and will strive to maintain and improve patient outcomes.

S/he is accountable for working within the parameters of the Florida Nurse Practice Act, regulatory standards, established policies, protocols and procedures; and utilizes other pertinent references as guidelines for clinical practice. S/he critically evaluates evidence for application to clinical practice in his / her area of practice.

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

Category: Nursing

Organization: AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

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.