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AdventHealth Registered Nurse Surgery Recovery (PACU) Full Time Days in Zephyrhills, Florida

Description

Registered Nurse Surgery Recovery AdventHealth Zephyrhills

Location Address: 7050 Gall Boulevard Zephyrhills, Florida 33541

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Zephyrhills

  • Up to $10k Sign On Bonus Available and Relocation Assistance!

  • First in Florida to earn Advanced Certification for Hip Replacement and Knee Replacement (Joint Commission)

  • Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI (Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care)

  • GWTG Gold Plus with Honor Roll Elite and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll Achievement, 2020 (American Heart Association)

  • One of America's Best Hospitals for Heart Care, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 (Women’s Choice Award)

  • One of America's Best Hospitals for Stroke Centers, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 (Women’s Choice Award)

  • One of America's Best Hospitals for Orthopedics, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 (Women’s Choice Award)

  • One of America's Best Hospitals for Patient Safety, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 (Women’s Choice Award)

  • Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020 (Leapfrog)

  • Leapfrog Top General Hospital, Fall 2018, Fall 2019, Fall 2020 (Leapfrog)

  • US News & World Reports High Performing Hospital CHF & COPD (2019-2020)

  • America's 250 Best Hospital's Award (2021) (Healthgrades)

  • Life style activities and community growth

  • Close proximity to many of Florida’s finest beaches

  • An abundance of family attractions (Orlando & Tampa theme parks)

  • Access to arts, culture and music

  • Premium shopping outlets

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time, Day Shift plus call. Monday, Wednesday, Friday. 8:00 am - 8:30 pm.

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, evaluate, and communicate patient care needs for the 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.

  • Protect the health of patients, families, and employees by adhering to all infection-control policies.

  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain.

  • Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of anesthesia blocks, arterial lines, and central lines, and epidural catheters and how to document appropriately.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

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

  • Computer knowledge and skills

  • Cerner medical record experienced preferred.

  • Advanced IV skill set preferred

  • Minimum Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing

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

  • BSN or higher preferred

  • 2 or more years critical care/PACU hospital experience preferred

  • Current Florida state Registered Nurse licensure

  • Current American Heart Association BLS certification

  • Current or completion of NIHSS stroke certification within thirty days

  • Current American Heart Association ACLS certification within 90 days of hire

  • Current American Heart Association PALS certification within 90 days of hire

Job Summary:

The PACU Registered Nurse (RN) is accountable for coordinating the efforts of the multidisciplinary treatment team for the patients under his/her care. The RN is accountable for administering, supervising, coordinating, and evaluating the nursing process in the provision of care; and will strive to maintain and improve patient outcomes.

S/he is accountable for working within the parameters of the Florida Nurse Practice Act, regulatory standards, established policies, protocols and procedures; and utilizes other pertinent references as guidelines for clinical practice. S/he critically evaluates evidence for application to clinical practice in his / her area of practice.

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

Category: Nursing

Organization: AdventHealth Zephyrhills and Dade City

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth Zephyrhills

Req ID: 21038037

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.