Clinical Coordinator Surgical Services Full Time Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 7/3/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Dade City, FL
  • Job Category
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  • Job Family
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Zephyrhills and Dade City

Job Description


Registered Nurse Peri-Anesthesia AdventHealth Dade City

Location Address: 13100 Fort King Rd, Dade City, FL 33525

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Dade City

  • Only hospital in East and Central Pasco to earn Accreditation in Atrial Fibrillation in 2018 by the American College of Cardiology

  • Five-Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment in 2019 by Healthgrades

  • Earned Get With the Guidelines Stroke Silver Plus TS Quality Achievement Award 2018 by American Heart/Stroke Association

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time, Day Shift

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.

  • Act as a clinical resource for perioperative services personnel within the specialty using professional guidelines and evidence-based standards.

  • Communicates with other staff, nurses, vendors, physicians and administrative personnel regarding any needed equipment/items and also assist with any problems/issues

  • Works collaboratively with staff inside and outside respective departments. 

  • Maintains clinical skills and performs as staff person when needed.

  • 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.

  • Positions patients safely; pads and protects bony prominences.  Preps and drapes patients correctly for all procedures

  • Demonstrates competence in preparing and cleaning of OR suites before and after case, based on universal precautions.  Carries out medical and surgical asepsis during all procedures

  • Demonstrates knowledge of anesthetic drugs, actions and side effects.

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

  • Opens sterile supplies and set up for procedure per AORN standards.

  • Demonstrates thorough knowledge of location, care and operation of all surgical equipment.

  • Records, handles and labels specimens; demonstrates care of specimens.

  • Communicates with the physician in accounting for all sponges, needles and instruments during and after the procedure and documents in the appropriate area.

  • Communicates Lab/Imaging Services reports to the surgeon during the procedure.

  • Demonstrates thorough knowledge of instrument processing, sterilization and biological monitoring.  Actively participates in instrument processing, as schedule allows.


What You Will Need:

  • Minimum of one year experience as an Operating Room Nurse.

  • Computer knowledge and skills

  • Cerner medical record experienced preferred.

  • ADN, Diploma and/or BSN

  • 2–4 years relevant clinical nurse 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

  • Specialty certification preferred

Job Summary:

The RN provides direct patient care to pediatric through geriatric patient populations.  Addresses the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care related to the surgical environment.  S/he communicates with surgeon and anesthesiologist continuously and as needed about patient condition, assists with the maintenance of surgical equipment and inventory, and participates in performance improvement activities.  S/he assesses operating room for equipment functioning and readiness, obtains supplies for individual cases and ensures all appropriate needs of surgical operating team are met. Works closely with interdisciplinary team/DBC/Materials to assure specialty service lines (Ortho/Vascular/GU/GYN/Podiatry/General/Robotics) to facilitate care to our surgical patients. Monitors, positions and assists patient during procedure. 

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

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