Registered Nurse Cardiology Cath Lab FT Days $10,000 Sign on and Relocation Available in Orange City, FL at Florida Hospital Fish Memorial

Date Posted: 7/26/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    7/26/2018
  • Job ID:
    18009035
  • Job Function
    Nursing
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital Fish Memorial

Job Description


Description
Work Hours/Shifts
FT/Days
Florida Hospital Fish Memorial
For a young hospital built in 1994, Florida Hospital Fish Memorial has a long history dating back to 1952. Beginning as a humble, 50 bed facility more than six decades ago, we’ve grown to become one of Volusia County’s most comprehensive and trusted healthcare resources. With Florida Hospital's tremendous resources and expertise, our community hospital has continued to thrive due to constantly improving advanced medical technologies and experienced clinical talent.
Through our dedication to excellence we have been recognized as Orlando Sentinel’s "Top 100 Companies for Working Families" for 9 consecutive years. We also received the Performance Achievement Award from the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization of Florida, as well as, the 24th Annual Commissioner’s Business Recognition Award from the Florida Educational Foundation and Florida Department of Education.
As a member of Adventist Health System, Florida Hospital Fish Memorial operates as a not-for-profit organization focused on improving the health of the community it serves. This is a direct reflection of our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ with skill and compassion." Best of all, it’s just a short trip from some of Florida’s most exciting attractions—and minutes from the beaches in Daytona!
Cardiac Cath Lab 
By treating each patient with care and compassion, employees in our Cardiac Cath Lab help fulfill our mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. They provide a wide range of diagnostic and invasive cardiology services, including interventional procedures for adult and geriatric patients. 
Qualifications
What you will be responsible for:
  • Utilizes knowledge and skills in giving safe and effective patient care:
  • Identifies the total needs of the patients
  • Ensures proper procedure and precautions are followed
  • Plans for and maintains a clean, orderly, and safe environment for the patient
  • Carries out those activities delegated by the physician, which concern medications, treatment, and diagnostic measures
  • Demonstrates the ability to learn and practice new techniques and equipment utilization by attending training sessions and familiarizing self with new procedure revisions as they occur
  • Documentation of patient care:
  • Prepares designated forms and records pertinent information of records
  • Documents accurate and pertinent data concerning the patient’s condition during procedure and reports to the appropriate person
  • Prepares patient (preps and shaves) in a timely fashion and notifies physician promptly
  • Facilitates implementation of physician’s orders accurately, promptly, and courteously
  • Files all patient data and films in accordance with established department system on a daily basis
Infection control procedures:
  • Assists with the cleaning of rooms
  • Cares for specimens properly and handles their disposal correctly
  • Adheres to approve standards of aseptic technique during a cardiac catheterization and special procedures, utilizing equipment and supplies in a safe and prudent manner
  • Transportation of patients:
  • Transports patients from and to his or her room and gives report to the unit nurse
  • Moves, lifts, assist patients appropriately to procedures table and provides for maximum privacy during procedure
  • Radiation safety:
  • Uses radiation protection devices as appropriate for protection of operator and patient
  • Demonstrates and practices proper protection measures to insure radiation safety to self, fellow employees, visitors and physicians
  • Will maintain and control radiation badges.
  • Performance improvement:
  • Assist in collecting and documenting quality improvement data and leads all performance improvement activities
Leadership responsibilities:
  • Assist with providing for in-service training of professional personnel
  • Instructs and assists staff technologist in procedure room as necessary
  • Demonstrates exceptional ability to operate, problem-solve and improvise common equipment malfunctions
  • Makes sound judgment in referring situations beyond his/her ability and/or scope of authority to the proper person
  • Communicates effectively and frequently with team members to share information and solve problems in a positive manner as observed by manager/director
  • Establishes appropriate implementation of nursing actions to ensure competent nursing care is delivered.
  • Provides individualized goal directed nursing care to patients in the cath lab, utilizing the nursing process and standards of nursing care.
  • Documents on all hospital approved forms as per unit and hospital standards.
  • Maintains a professional rapport with physicians, patients, and families.  Utilizes communication skills appropriate to age-specific needs.
  • Provides the necessary and appropriate education to the patient and family from admission through discharge in the cath lab.
  • Provides general supervision and guidance of permanent licensed and non-licensed nursing personnel and temporary nursing personnel i.e. – RN, LPN, PCT. CNA, U.S./M.T. in the job functions for the delivery of safe, therapeutic and quality patient care outcomes.
  • Provides competent and compassionate care to the patient with pain according to policy.
  • Maintains a safe patient care environment.
  • Demonstrates ability to administer medications as ordered:  PO, SQ, IV, IV PUSH, IVPB, IM, SL, PR, topical, and intradermal accurately and appropriately.
  • Responds and participates in unit and hospital code situations.  Utilizes knowledge and experience to treat the patient according to the standards of BLS and ACLS protocols.
  • Demonstrates ability to provide safe, competent nursing care for the patient requiring oxygen supplementation or support.
  • Demonstrates ability to administer, adjust and monitor response to IV medication infusions and IV medications in a safe, competent and independent manner.
  • Admits, transfers and discharges patients to and from the cath lab in a professional and competent manner.
  • Verifies and signs off physician orders on all cath/specials patients.
  • Obtains lab specimens as ordered and per policy and procedure.
  • Accepts reassignment to a level of care deemed competent in a professional and cooperative manner.
  • Documents data, action, and response as per focus documentation standards.
  • Accompanies patients as assigned for transport to other facilities, hospitals, or procedures as appropriate.
Availability of services:
  • May be required to work longer than regularly scheduled shift when situation requires
  • Will be required to take on call on a regular basis including weekends
  • May be required to assist in areas other than regularly assigned areas as needed
  • Function in accordance with specific policies and procedures within the scope of services for all patient populations unless specified otherwise; adolescent, adult and geriatric for the Special Procedures Department and upon the order of the medical staff.
  • Performs other tasks and related duties as assigned including: departmental charges; inventory 
What you will need:
  • One-year hospital experience preferred.
  • Internship and/or preceptorship required dependent upon nursing experience.
  • Active Florida RN license required.
  • Must maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is to be obtained in specific nursing units.
 

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

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