Registered Nurse Medical Surgical - Full-Time /Nights $5,000 Sign on Bonus ** at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 6/23/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Sebring, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    6/23/2019
  • Job ID:
    18015163
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    3 - Night
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Sebring Wauchula Lake Placid

Job Description


Description

AdventHealth Heartland

  • With three campuses serving communities in Sebring, Lake Placid and Wauchula, Florida Hospital is committed to providing premier health care services to the entire Heartland of Florida. Our philosophy of combining advanced medicine with hometown care makes our hospital the community’s first choice for healing.
  • Since our first hospital opened more than 60 years ago, we’ve steadily grown our facilities and capabilities to meet the growing needs of our community. We offer a comprehensive range of inpatient and outpatient services and welcome you to learn more about our convenient, cutting-edge care.

Work Hours/Shift
Full Time / Nights

You will be responsible for:
  • Performs assessments 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, drug levels, blood gas values, radiologic data and knows the significance of each.
  • Recognizes the patient’s and family’s perception of hospitalization and health status.
  • 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.
  • Implements appropriate diagnosis specific interdisciplinary plan of care (IPOC).
  • Coordinates patient care to assure diagnosis specific quality measures are met.
  • 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
  • Reviews chart for new or pending orders and tasks at least every two hours. Initiates and signs off physician orders promptly.
  • Performs bedside report using the Care Compass feature in the EMR at 
  • Maintains aseptic technique, demonstrating knowledge of infection control practices.
  • Accurately sets up, maintains, monitors and supervises use of IV pump, PCA pump, and epidural pump.
  • Maintains a safe environment within the hospital for patients and families. Performs rounding according to the departmental plan on assigned patients to ensure control of pain, patient positioning, toileting and convenient placement of supplies and equipment. 
  • Incorporates new procedures and philosophies into one’s work performance.
  • Evaluates quality of patient care and outcomes based on care and treatments administered.
  • Conducts and/or participates in multidisciplinary patient care conferences.
  • Coordinates the activities of the interdisciplinary team.
  • 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 risk 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 resources
  • 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 will you need:
  • Minimum of Diploma in Nursing
  • Current Florida RN License
  • BLS – condition of employment 
  • Previous healthcare experience (Preferred)
  • Previous experience in designated department (Preferred)

GENERAL SUMMARY:

  • The Registered Nurse is responsible for the coordination of patient care using a multidisciplinary approach to the Nursing process in accordance with the Hospital's Mission, physician and patient expectations.  
  • These duties will be performed in an acceptable manner according to the hospitals mission, vision, goals and management expectations.


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

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