Registered Nurse Surgery Recovery (PACU) Full Time Days


Description

Registered Nurse Surgery Recovery (PACU) AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

Location Address: 2600 Bruce B. Downs Blvd Wesley Chapel, Florida 33544

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

  • Up to $10,000 Sign On Bonus available
  • From state- of- the- art equipment to the most intricate building details, AdventHealth Wesley Chapel was designed from the ground up to maximize healing, patient care and wellness
  • Recognized as leader in patient satisfaction and was named Top 100 Hospital in Modern Healthcare Magazine by IBM Watson Health
  • 50,000 sq ft community Health & Wellness Center
  • Comprehensive women’s health center named Inspiration Place that incorporates female physician specialists, women’s imaging, pelvic floor and female physical therapy and a boutique spa.
  • Consistently named a Top Workplace in Tampa Bay by the Tampa Bay Times
  • Opened an offsite 24 bed, 24/7 emergency room in Central Pasco to better serve the emergency health needs of residents in west and central Pasco

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time, Day Shift.  Four 10-hour shifts, plus call.  10:00 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.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of PICC lines, drains, wound vacs, chest tubes
  • Access and monitor mechanical ventilated patients.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and ability to care of patient requiring non-invasive ventilation. 
  • Knowledge & ability to maintain airway.
Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Computer knowledge and skills
  • Cerner medical record experienced preferred.
  • Advanced IV skill set preferred
  • Minimum Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing upon hire
  • Minimum of one year experience as a Registered Nurse in a PACU or critical care setting upon hire
  • BSN or higher preferred
  • 2 or more years critical care/PACU hospital experience preferred
  • 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 American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification or RQI upon hire
  • 1 hour of 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.

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.
Company
AdventHealth
Posted
10/14/2021
Salary Range
$34,000.00 - 81,000.00
per Year
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Location
Wesley Chapel, FL 33545, US
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