Registered Nurse Patient Placement Transfer PRN Nights in Tampa, FL at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 10/30/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Function
  • Travel
  • Shift
    3 - Night
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital Tampa

Job Description

Work Hours/Shift
Full Time
Florida Hospital Tampa
You will be responsible for:
  • Communicates with courtesy when interacting with internal or external customers – in person or on the telephone.
  • Demonstrates respect for co-workers and develops positive working relationships with other departments.
  • Incorporates Caring Model behaviors and culturally competent care into daily practice.
  • Demonstrates organizational commitment standards and values.
  • Adheres to organizational standards for dress and professional appearance.
  • Demonstrates collaboration and teamwork in managing patient flow-i.e. promotes timely patient placement by following hospital policy for patient admission, discharge and transfer.
  • Participates in peer interviewing and peer review process.
  • Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost and impact on practice in the delivery of nursing services.
  • Assists to verify financial arrangements. 
  • Schedules all admissions with proper and acceptable diagnosis.
  • Verifies physician admitting privileges are active.
  • Performs screening of patients by diagnosis according to utilization guidelines provided by the PRO prior to admission to appropriately assign bed assignments.
  • Relays bed assignments (admissions, transfer, direct admits) to department personnel/receiving nursing units at time of patient’s admission.
  • Verifies that patients with same or like names are not placed in the same room.
  • Prioritizes admissions/transfers on basis of acuity, services needed by the patient, and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinates with other departments to assure room readiness.
  • Processes all admissions, transfers, direct admits, in-house and from other facilities, in a professional and timely manner.
  • Participates in Daily census meetings, to establish census- related problems and refers to the Administrative Nursing Supervisor for guidance/advice in admission/transfer/census –related problems.
  • Escalates any delays in patient flow to the Administrative Nursing Supervisor on shift.
  • Notifies Nursing Supervisor and Administrator on Call for any defer/declined transfers.
  • Demonstrates commitment to professional and personal growth-i.e. completes all mandatory educational requirements, maintains unit based certification, attends 75% of unit staff meeting, participates in clinical ladder will have additional expectations in this role.
What will you need?
  • Must possess the knowledge in medical and allied health services necessary to utilize screening criteria measured against the documented medical record.
  • Must be knowledgeable about medical terminology, levels of care, treatment modalities, and the health care delivery system with demonstrated ability to abstract medical information and interpret patient records.
  • Requires good interpersonal skills with ability to relate well with administration, physicians, patients, and other hospital employees.
  • BLS, ACLS (Preferred)
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Minimum two years’ clinical experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (Preferred)
  • Must be a registered nurse.

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

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