ICU RN AdventHealth Wesley Chapel – Part Time Days
Location Address: 2600 Bruce B. Downs Blvd Wesley Chapel, Florida 33544
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Full time Nights
You Will Be Responsible For:
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Demonstrates effective assessment skills to ensure quality patient care is provided.
o Performs and documents accurate initial assessment per unit standard which may include: initial observation, obtaining and interpreting information in terms of the patients’ needs, safety, discharge planning, psych/social/cultural, family needs, multi-system physical assessment, patient/family level of knowledge and readiness to learn about disease process and care requirements. Reports appropriate information in a timely manner to responsible physician.
o Observes and monitors patient lab work for trends and reports abnormal lab tests to the appropriate physician and obtains appropriate interventions.
o Utilizes clinical data to implement appropriate interventions.
o Performs and documents ongoing patient assessment which accurately reflects patients’ physical and mental status ranging from child to geriatric according to unit standards and patient condition.
o Initiates use of restraints per hospital policy and procedures. Demonstrates commitment in the use of safe and appropriate alternatives prior to the application of any patient restraint device. Maintains competency in the application, monitoring and care of the patient in restraints.
o Demonstrates critical-thinking skills when analyzing basic and advanced cardiac rhythms in a safe, competent and independent manner (Unit Specific).
o Develops, prioritizes, and documents a plan of care that is individualized and involves patient, family, and/or significant other in goal setting per unit standards.
o Demonstrates knowledge and ability in the preparation of patients for tests, procedures and surgeries ordered.
o Provides individualized goal directed nursing care to patients in the nursing unit, utilizing the nursing process and standards of nursing care.
o Documents physical assessments in on the electronic medical record. Assesses patients for desired and undesired changes in their mental/physical condition according to unit standards. Reports appropriate information in a timely manner to responsible physician and obtain appropriate intervention.
o Maintains a professional rapport with physicians, patients, and families. Utilizes communication skills appropriate to age-specific needs.
o Provides the necessary and appropriate education to the patient and family from admission through discharge. This includes, but is not limited to, the patient’s plan of care, medications, tests and procedures, disease process, and discharge instructions. Initiates and documents the education provided including the patient response and outcomes on the electronic education record. Initiates referrals to health care providers as necessary.
o Provides general supervision and guidance of permanent licensed and non-licensed nursing personnel and temporary nursing personnel i.e. – RN, LPN, PCT U.S, M.T. in the job functions for the delivery of safe, therapeutic and quality patient care outcomes.
o Provides competent and compassionate care to the patient with pain according to policy and our mission.
o Maintains a safe patient care environment including following fall risk specifications.
o Demonstrates ability to administer medications as ordered: PO, SQ, IV, IV PUSH, IVPB, IM, SL, PR, topical, and intradermal accurately and appropriately.
o Responds and participates in unit and hospital code situations. Utilizes knowledge and experience to treat the patient according to the standards of BLS and ACLS protocols.
o Demonstrates ability to provide safe, competent nursing care for the patient requiring oxygen supplementation or support.
o Demonstrates ability to administer, adjust and monitor response to IV medication infusions and IV medications in a safe, competent and independent manner.
What You Will Need:
· Active Florida RN or APRN license required upon hire.
· Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or RQI upon hire.
· Current American Heart Association Advanced Life Support (ACLS) certification or RQI upon hire.
· Current NIHSS Certification upon hire.
· 8 hours Stroke Education within 6 months of hire date, then annually.
· 8 hours Hip & Knee Replacement / Spine Education within 6 months of hire date, then annually.
The Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of coordinated nursing care for a patient or an assigned group of patients within a patient care unit and for the day-to-day management and supervision of the related clinical activities. The Nurse is responsible for supervising and responsibly directing the activities of various levels of assigned nursing personnel utilizing both professional and supervisory discretion.