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AdventHealth Registered Nurse Surgery Recovery (PACU) Full Time Weekend Shift in Tarpon Springs, Florida


Registered Nurse Surgery Recovery AdventHealth North Pinellas

Location Address: 1395 S Pinellas Avenue, Tarpon Springs, Florida 34689

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth North Pinellas

  • Up to $10k sign on bonus and relocation assistance available

  • Great Culture

  • Top Quality outcomes

  • Nurse Excellence Committee (NEC)/Governance

  • Leadership is accessible

  • Located on the Gulf of Mexico

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time, Weekend Shift. Three 12-hour shifts. Fri-Sun OR Sat-Mon. 6:30 am - 7:00 pm, NO CALL REQUIRED.

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, evaluate, and communicate patient care needs for the infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.

  • Performs initial nursing assessments. Documents findings within identified time frames and activates initial plan of care.

  • Documents patients’ progress in the medical record on a regular basis including assessment and management plans.

  • Safely administers medications to patients according to hospital policy and procedures. Conducts second nurse verifications. Reconciles medication on admission and transfer.

  • Reports actual or potential medication variances as well as other patient safety issues utilizing risk master and communication chain of command.

  • Provides direct patient care, evaluates outcomes and adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care.

  • Documents patients’ progress in the medical record on a regular basis including assessment and management plans.

  • Collaborates with medical staff and/or multi-disciplinary team to facilitate the recognition, research, isolation and resolution of potential patient care problems for assigned patients.

  • Provides effective handoff communication utilizing SBAR at change of shift during transfers and to assistive personnel.

  • Coordinates ongoing patient and family education and discharge planning.

  • Provides for orientation and training of employees to work routines and environment.

  • Maintains knowledge of current trends in the field to enhance practice.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and appropriate use of department equipment and supplies required for the care of patients.

  • Knowledgeable of emergency resuscitation measures and properly activates code team response.

  • Complies with department safety policies and procedures. Responsible to help ensure that the safety and well-being of patients, family members, visitors and coworkers are maintained. Follow initiatives for patient safety, including, but not limited to Universal Protocol, Hand Washing and Patient Identification.

  • Accurately transcribes and carries out physician orders. Completes telephone order read-backs.

  • Participates in unit specific and multidisciplinary Performance Improvement activities at the Hospital/Unit-based level.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


What You Will Need:

  • Minimum of one year experience as a Registered Nurse in a PACU or critical care setting.

  • Computer literate preferred

  • 2–4 years relevant clinical nurse experience preferred

  • Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing and/or BSN

  • BSN preferred

  • Current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Florida

  • Current Basic Life Support certification.

  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support.

  • Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support

  • Certified PeriAnesthesia Nurse preferred

Job Summary:

Directs/manages and provides care while assuring safety for the patient in the Pre-op Holding Area or PACU, utilizing the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care. By assessment of the individual patient and procedure, health care needs are identified with the patient and family: formulates a plan, sets goals for care, and educates the patient and family. Evaluates patient outcomes in response to the plan and revises as patient needs/responses require. Provides leadership and direction when working with a group of care-givers. Represents the Department of Nursing and Florida Hospital North Pinellas in a professional and courteous manner.

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

Category: Nursing

Organization: AdventHealth North Pinellas

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: Surgery Recovery

Req ID: 21041605

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.