Registered Nurse Recovery Room Part Time Days in Sebring, FL at Florida Hospital Heartland

Date Posted: 9/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    Sebring, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    9/7/2018
  • Job ID:
    18011350
  • Job Function
    Surgery
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital Heartland

Job Description


Description

Work Hours & Shift

Part Time Days


Florida Hospital Heartland

Florida Hospital Heartland's goal is to maintain the health of all community residents. Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center has provided faith-based, whole person care to the community for more than 65 years. We take into consideration the mind, body and spirit when designing each of our services and developing personalized treatment plans for patients. Patients are provided private rooms for quality care and treatment.

We also house the area’s largest hospital-based laboratory, radiology services, and comprehensive diagnostic and treatment facilities.

Our campus has a comprehensive fitness center, community education center, and resource library to help community members achieve optimal health.


GENERAL SUMMARY:

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 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.
  • 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.
  • Implements appropriate diagnosis specific interdisciplinary plan of care (IPOC).
  • Coordinates patient care to assure diagnosis specific quality measures are met.
  • Accurately performs nursing actions to achieve patient care goals.
  • Establishes priorities of patient care based on the needs of the patient.
  • Implements a comprehensive patient care plan that includes baseline admission data, plans for treatment plans and goals for discharge.
  • 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
  • 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 each hand-off report.
  • 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 and mPPID technology where applicable.
  • Accurately and safely performs and supervises the care of patients requiring complex interventions.
  • 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

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

Basic RN Nursing Skills

Computer literacy

Interpersonal Skills

Medical Terminology

Organizational Skills

Telephone Etiquette

Fluent in English Language, speaking, reading, writing

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

Previous Surgery Experience

Circulating Skills

Scrub Skills

AORN Standards

Previous Recovery Room Experience

ASPAN Standards

Critical Care Skills

Admission and Discharge Skills

Phase II Recovery Skills

Pre-Operative Patient Requirements

Pre-Admission and Admission Knowledge

Pre-Operative Patient Requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Diploma, Associate Degree, or Bachelor degree in Nursing

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

Previous Operating Room Experience

Previous Endoscopy Experience

Previous Outpatient Surgery Experience

Previous Recovery Room Experience

Basic Telemetry

EKG Skills

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

Current Florida Registered Nurse License

BLS upon employment

ACLS within 90 days of employment

PALS within 90 days of employment

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

CNOR

ENPC

CPAN

CCRN


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

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