Adventist Health System Registered Nurse Intensive Care Unit FT Days in Zephyrhills, Florida

Description

Work Hours/Shift

FT Days

Florida Hospital Zephyrhills

You will be responsible for:

  • 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

  • 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:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

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

  • NIHSS stroke certification within 30 days of hire

  • Current Florida state Registered Nurse licensure

  • BSN and/or MSN

  • 2-4 years relevant clinical nurse experience preferred

  • PCU or Critical Care National Certification

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

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.