Registered Nurse Emergency Services PRN in Zephyrhills, FL at Florida Hospital Zephyrhills and Dade City

Date Posted: 8/18/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    8/18/2018
  • Job ID:
    18005391
  • Job Function
    Nursing
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital Zephyrhills and Dade City

Job Description


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Florida Hospital Zephyrhills

Florida Hospital Zephyrhills has provided faith-based, whole person care to our community for more than 30 years. This means we build trust, create belonging and deliver hope, thereby extending the healing ministry of Christ, when caring for our patients. Our 149-bed facility includes an Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI, Heart Institute, Primary Stroke Center, emergency department, state-of-the-art operating rooms, Bone & Joint Center, Simpson Breast Health Center and the area’s only Obstetrics Program, The Baby Place, offering family-centered maternity care. Other special services include, a Center for Wound Healing, CREATION® Health Wellness Center, CREATION® Health Spa, home health, imaging center, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, and physical, occupational, and speech therapy. Join us now and transform your career!

GENERAL 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.

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:


•         Utilize the nursing process to provide quality care to the patient.


•         Identifies and initiates patient care requirements in collaboration with triage, nursing assessment and physician order(s).


•         Establish a personal rapport with patients and other persons involved in understanding the care requirements.


•         Provide a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families.


•         Promotes patient independence by establishing patient care goals and includes education to the patient, friends, and family that will support health promotion.


•         Assures quality of care by:

o    adhering to patient care standards

o    compliance with core measures as measured by the organization

o    measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards

o    adherence to care standards set forth by the state board of nursing, state nurse practice act, and             other governing body/agency regulations.


•         Resolves patient concerns by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.


•         Maintain a safe and clean work environment by ascertaining all aspects of patient care.


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


•         Initiates protocols and administers medication in accordance with regulations as indicated by the organization.


•         Completes documentation per organizational and/or department specific policy.


•         Ensure the safe and efficient use of equipment; troubleshooting malfunctions and following procedures for repair.

 

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Commitment to purposeful hourly rounding

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

    • Experience with computerized documentation

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Complete arrhythmia test or course within ninety days
  • Current American Heart Association ACLS certification (must be maintained current)
  • Current American Heart Association PALS or ENPC certification (must be maintained current)

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • 2 – 3 years of Emergency Department experience
  • TNCC within one year of hire
  • NRP within one year of hire

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • Current Florida state Registered Nurse licensure
  • Current American Heart Association BLS certification
  • Current or completion of NIHSS stroke certification within thirty days

            LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

  • Certified Emergency Nurse Certification
  • BSN

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

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