Registered Nurse Endoscopy Circulator Full Time Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 8/18/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
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  • Job Family
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Tampa

Job Description


Registered Nurse Endoscopy Circulator AdventHealth Tampa
Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa

  • AdventHealth Tampa Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.
  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery
  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come
  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.

Work Hours/Shift:

Full time, Day shift.  Four 10-hour shifts plus call.

You Will Be Responsible For:

The performance of this position requires substantial specialized knowledge, judgment, and nursing skill based upon applied principles of psychological, biological, physical, and social sciences which include, but not limited to:

  • Performs assessments on patients and determines the total nursing needs of assigned patients.
  • Assesses patient/family needs in relation to presenting problem, care needs, physical condition and learning needs. ****
  • Performs head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy.
  • Identifies problems and or/or nursing diagnosis and plans for nursing interventions.
  • Anticipates patient care problems and initiates corrective actions.
  • Recognizes abnormal diagnostic laboratory data, blood gas values, radiologic data and knows the significance of each. Recognizes the patient’s and family’s perception of hospitalization and health status.
  • Recognizes therapeutic drug levels.
  • Identifies the patient’s learning needs and implement appropriate measures to meet them including the family in the process. Educates patient/families regarding new medications including effects and potential side effects as indicated.
  • Formulates a goal directed plan of care and develops appropriate nursing diagnosis based on needs specific to the standard of care and updates according to policy.
  • Accurately performs nursing actions to achieve patient care goals.
  • Establishes priorities of patient care based on the needs of the patient.
  • Implements specific interventions, treatments, and medications as defined in the plan of care and documents outcomes.
  • Recognizes emergency situations and takes appropriate actions.
  • Consistently uses tools available in the electronic medical record (EMR) to ensure patient safety and to optimize patient care:
  • Performs real-time documentation
  • Initiates and signs off physician orders promptly.
  • Complies with national patient safety standards regarding patient identification prior to treatments and medication administration.
  • Accurately administers all medications in a safe manner displaying competence in the use of an automated dispensing machine where applicable.
  • Accurately and safely performs and supervises the care needed with complex patient interventions including a colostomy, ileostomy, Jackson Pratt, sump pump, CPM, saline lock, and chest tubes.
  • Maintains aseptic technique, demonstrating knowledge of infection control practices.
  • Maintains a safe environment within the hospital for patients and families.  
  • Incorporates new procedures and philosophies into one’s work performance.
  • Accurately documents in the electronic medical record.
  • Works effectively under stress/expresses frustrations in appropriate manner and place.
  • Adheres to current SGNA recommendations, standards and practices.
  • Assumes responsibility for care of the Endoscopy patient and manages any complications appropriately.
  • Accurately demonstrates ability to use and troubleshoot Endoscopy equipment.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of airway maintenance including patients that are intubated and mechanically ventilated.
  • Demonstrates knowledge about Anesthetic agents and their reversal agents.
  • Accurately monitors and interprets hemodynamic status of the post-op patient including interpretation of cardiac monitor strips with appropriate corrective action as needed.
  • Evaluates quality of patient care and outcomes based on care and treatments administered.
  • Participates in multidisciplinary patient care conferences when needed.
  • Confirms patient’s understanding of care and treatments received. ****
  • Accepts responsibility for one’s own professional standards.
  • Accepts and adjusts to changes imposed by government regulations, consumer demands, professional organizations, and other external/internal forces.
  • Accepts responsibility for one’s own actions by initiating the incident report mechanisms.
  • Maintains current clinical, technical, professional competencies, certifications and licensure requirements.
  • Attends a minimum of 8 scheduled staff meetings annually.
  • Attends mandatory hospital in-services annually.
  • Complies with departmental, divisional and hospital policies and standards.
  • Copes with emergencies, staffing shortages, shift rotations and floating assignments.
  • Demonstrates awareness of the rising costs of health care and implements budgetary containment measures.
  • Maintains equipment in its proper working condition identifies malfunctioning equipment and takes appropriate action.
  • Reviews current literature and other available resource
  • Seeks and accept constructive criticism and implement actions designed for self-improvement
  • Shows self-direction and leadership by functioning without the need for close supervision
  • Other duties as assigned

What You Will Need:

  • Displays working knowledge of endoscopic techniques
  • Critical Care experience, i.e. ICU, CCU, PCU, PACU, or similar setting (Preferred) 
  • Diploma, Associate Degree or Bachelor Degree in Nursing
  • BLS - condition of employment
  • ACLS within 90 days of employment
  • PALS within 90 days of employment
  • State of Florida RN License
  • SGNA (Preferred)

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

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