Registered Nurse II Operating Room PRN Days in DeLand, FL at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 10/11/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    DeLand, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    10/11/2018
  • Job ID:
    18006680
  • Job Function
    Nursing
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital DeLand

Job Description


Description
Work Hours/Shifts

PRN / Days
Florida Hospital DeLand

For over 50 years, Florida Hospital DeLand, a full-service, 156-bed acute care hospital located in DeLand, FL, has served the West Volusia area and surrounding communities. Florida Hospital DeLand has grown to include Florida Hospital DeLand Victoria Medical Park, Florida Hospital Digestive Health Center and the Florida Hospital DeLand Cancer Institute. We are fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations; which includes being awarded their Gold Seal of Approval. Our efforts to strive for excellence has led to being voted “Best Hospital and Best Rehab” by Best of the West — Daytona News Journal and a Top 100 Company for Working Families in Central Florida.
At Florida Hospital DeLand, we believe that better quality of care leads to better quality of life, so we’re committed to providing each of our patients the absolute best medical care in the most cutting-edge facilities possible, all in a caring, compassionate, neighborly environment. Our mission is to offer hope and healing to all of our patients in conjunction with our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ within our community.


Qualifications
You will be responsible for:
  • Demonstrates effective assessment skills to ensure quality patient care is provided.
  • Performs and documents accurate initial assessment per unit standard which may include: initial observation, obtaining and interpreting information in terms of the patients' needs, safety, discharge planning, psych/social/cultural, family needs, multi-system physical assessment, patient/family level of knowledge and readiness to learn about disease process and care requirements. Reports appropriate information in a timely manner to responsible physician.
  • Observes and monitors patient lab work for trends and reports abnormal lab tests to the appropriate physician and obtains appropriate interventions.
  • Utilizes clinical data to implement appropriate interventions.
  • Performs and documents ongoing patient assessment which accurately reflects patients' physical and mental status ranging from child to geriatric according to unit standards and patient condition.
  • Initiates use of restraints per hospital policy and procedures. Demonstrates commitment in the use of safe and appropriate alternatives prior to the application of any patient restraint device. Maintains competency in the application, monitoring and care of the patient in restraints.
  • Demonstrates critical-thinking skills when analyzing basic and advanced cardiac rhythms in a safe, competent and independent manner (Unit Specific). 
  • Consistently develops an appropriate plan of care for patient from admission to discharge.
  • Develops, prioritizes, and documents a plan of care that is individualized and involves patient, family, and/or significant other in goal setting per unit standards.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and ability in the preparation of patients for tests, procedures and surgeries ordered.
  • Establishes appropriate implementation of nursing actions to ensure competent nursing care is delivered.
  • Provides individualized goal directed nursing care to patients in the nursing unit, utilizing the nursing process and standards of nursing care.
  • Documents physical assessments in on the electronic medical record.  Assesses patients for desired and undesired changes in their mental/physical condition according to unit standards.  Reports appropriate information in a timely manner to responsible physician and obtain appropriate intervention.
  • 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.  This includes, but is not limited to, the patient’s know medical and nursing plan of care, medications, tests and procedures, disease process, and discharge instructions.  Initiates and documents the education provided including the patient response and outcomes on the patient/family education record.  Initiates referrals to health care providers as necessary.
  • Provides general supervision and guidance of permanent licensed and non-licensed nursing personnel and temporary nursing personnel i.e. – RN, LPN, PCT U.S, M.T. in the job functions for the delivery of safe, therapeutic and quality patient care outcomes.
What will you need?
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a minimum of an Associate of Science degree.
  • Must maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
  • Active Florida RN license required.


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

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