Registered Nurse Endoscopy Circulator PRN Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 8/14/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    8/14/2019
  • Job ID:
    19012910
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Tampa

Job Description


Description

Registered Nurse Endoscopy Pre/Post PRN AdventHealth Tampa

Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa

  • Florida Hospital 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:

PRN Days

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

Qualifications

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, AORN, or similar (preferred)

Job Summary:

The RN is responsible for the coordination of patient care using a multidisciplinary 


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

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