Registered Nurse Progressive Care Unit FT Days in Dade City, FL at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 10/26/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Dade City, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    10/26/2018
  • Job ID:
    18012219
  • Job Function
    Nursing
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital Zephyrhills and Dade City

Job Description


Description

Work Hours/Shift

Full-Time/ Days


Florida Hospital Dade City


On October 1, 1973 the facility opened its doors to the public and was known as Community General Hospital. The facility offered 64-beds, 5-bed ICU, 8-bed nursery, and a 2-room operating suite. Since this time Florida Hospital Dade City has under gone many changes and improvements that have led the award-winning facility to a 120-bed acute care hospital of comprehensive inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and diagnostic services. Located here in Dade City, the facility offers services in the areas of Sleep Lab Center, 24/7 Emergency Room, Cardiac Catheterization Suite, Intensive Care Unit, Laboratory, Digital Mammography, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, Physical and Speech Therapy, Pain Management, Ultrasound, Bariatric Services, and more. Florida Hospital Dade City is ranked among the Nation’s Best for General Surgery and The Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration (AHCA) designated Florida Hospital Dade City as a Primary Stroke Center in January 2010. In 2013 the facility was Accredited as a Chest Pain Center and was recognized as the only facility in East Pasco to be Joint Commission’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures. We are recognized for achieving these thresholds for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care. September 2014, we received A-Fib accreditation.


November 2015 Florida Hospital Dade City was recognized by The Joint Commission as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures. Such an achievement reflects our commitment to excellence by following evidence-based practice shown to improve patient outcomes.


April 2017, we received our Chest Pain Center re-accreditation and we are now accredited with PCI and Resuscitation. There are only 9 hospitals with this accreditation in the state of Florida including us and we are now a part of the 53 hospitals nationwide.  


You will be responsible for 

  • Utilizes the nursing process to provide quality care to the patient.
  • Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand care requirements.
  • Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families.
  • Promotes patient’s independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patients, friends, and family to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions.
  • Assures quality of care by adhering to standards, measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following standards of care set by state board of nursing, state nurse practice act, and other governing agency regulations.
  • Resolves patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations with the assistance of  health care support personnel.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration, and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
  • Completes documentation per organizational policy.
  • Ensures safe and efficient use of equipment; troubleshooting malfunctions and following procedures for repair.
  • Responds with confidence and adapts to rapidly changing patient conditions.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and efficient during stressful situations.
  • Assists department management in developing and implementing new and evidence-based standards of care for the critically ill patient.
  • Demonstrates proficient knowledge of ACLS and Critical Care policies and procedures.




Qualifications

What will you need:

  • The Critical Care RN will display proficient clinical critical care skills and critical thinking skills with strong communication skills.  Basic computer skills and commitment to hourly patient rounding required.
  • Previous Experience with Cerner Electronic Medical Record (Preferred)
  • Previous EKG Interpretation Class (Preferred)
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Current American Heart Association BLS certification
  • American Heart Association ACLS certification within 90 days of hire
  • NIHSS stroke certification within 30 days of hire
  • BSN and/or MSN (Preferred)
  • 2-4 years relevant clinical nurse experience (Preferred)
  • Current Florida state Registered Nurse licensure
  • PCU or Critical Care National Certification (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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