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AdventHealth Registered Nurse Surgery Recovery (PACU) Full Time After Hours in Zephyrhills, Florida

Description

Registered Nurse Surgery Recovery AdventHealth Zephyrhills

Location Address: 7050 Gall Boulevard Zephyrhills, Florida 33541

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Zephyrhills

  • AH Zeph/Dade City Named One of America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care, Orthopedics, Stroke Centers and Patient Safety three years in a row “2017-2019” by the Women’s Choice Award
  • Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A Spring/Fall 2018
  • One of only 35 Hospitals Nationally Named as a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group
  • Four Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures in 2019 by Health grades
  • First in Florida to earn Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee by The Joint Commission

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time, After Hours Team

  • 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.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Minimum of one year experience as a Registered Nurse in a PACU or critical care setting.
  • Computer knowledge and skills
  • Cerner medical record experienced preferred.
  • Advanced IV skill set preferred
  • Minimum Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing
  • Minimum of one year experience as a Registered Nurse in a PACU or critical care setting.
  • BSN or higher preferred
  • 2 or more years critical care/PACU hospital experience preferred
  • Current Florida state Registered Nurse licensure
  • Current American Heart Association BLS certification
  • Current or completion of NIHSS stroke certification within thirty days
  • Current American Heart Association ACLS certification within 90 days of hire
  • Current American Heart Association PALS certification within 90 days of hire

Job Summary:

The Clinical 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.

The RN is responsible for acting as a role model for the mission and patient promise of Florida Hospital Zephyrhills. 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 Zephyrhills and Dade City

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 3 - Night

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

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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