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Registered Nurse Charge Medical Surgical Full Time Nights $5,000 Sign On

Req #: 18000413
Location: Lake Placid, FL
Job Category: Nursing
Organization: Florida Hospital Heartland
Potential Referral Bonus: $

Description

Work Hours/Shifts

Full Time - Nights 


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**Please attach your updated and FULL experience resume to application**


**Please also attach your American Heart Association BLS card to application** 



You will be responsible for:

  • Performs the job expectations of the Registered Nurse in his / her assigned care area.
  • Follows the principals of AIDET in all patient and family interactions.
  • Evaluates quality of patient care and outcomes based on care and treatments administered.
  • Directs and coordinates the activities of nursing personnel on the designated shift overseeing staff and patient care
  • Assures staff performs real time documentation including review of task lists at least every two hours and prompt initiation and signs off of physician’s orders.
  • Advises the nurse about appropriateness of calling the physician
  • Assists staff in using the electronic quality management tools to evaluate a patient’s current treatment plan to ensure quality outcomes based on established indicators.
  • Uses chart audit reports to monitor adherence with documentation guidelines and assists staff to achieve documentation goals.
  • Provides support and information to appropriate member of the interdisciplinary team when problems arise with families, physicians, or other caregivers, utilizing the proper chain of command.
  • Promotes on the job training of all staff members through coaching, mentoring and evaluation.
  • Serves as a role model for staff by collaboratively working with the staff and physicians.
  • Coordinates orientation of newly assigned staff.  Facilitates clinical experiences to meet employee needs.
  • Participates in development and review of departmental policy/procedures and recommend revision.
  • Participate in employee appraisal program.
  • Acts in behalf of Nurse Manager when necessary.
  • Facilitates patient management and throughput by: Effective bed management, Staff assignments, Communicating effectively with key stakeholders including affected physicians and departments, Participates in daily Case Management Discharge Huddles, Coordinates Nurse/Physician rounding, Assessing patients for appropriateness of level of care designation and facilitating movement when indicated
  • Assists in data collection for process improvement projects including restraints.
  • Assess staffing to ensure compliance with unit staffing matrix and patient acuity.
  • Conducts daily staff huddles for information exchange
  • Prepares appropriate written documentation on problems regarding staff
  • Keeps manager/director informed of any immediate concerns between physicians/staff/patients
Qualifications

What will you need?

  • Mental and emotional stability, demonstrating a courteous and calm approach to all contacts with patients, visitors, and health care team members.
  • Mature judgment and the ability to handle confidential information within Florida Hospital guidelines and applicable regulations.
  • Personal qualities such as kindness, compassion, understanding, integrity, respect, sense of humor, discretion and confidentiality.
  • Ability to communicate verbally in English and in written form with persons of varied backgrounds in a respectful, effective and professional manner.
  • Ability to learn and apply computer related applications and programs, including using electronic keyboards and other peripheral devices.
  • Critical thinking / problem solving skills
  • Teamwork, tact and conflict resolution
  • Organizational, multitasking and prioritization skills
  • Ability to provide leadership, direction, and solve complex problems
  • Accurate documentation within the electronic medical record
  • Ability to demonstrate proficiency in clinical skills, multi-tasking, and a professional bedside manner
  • Knowledgeable in assigned areas of patient care including health promotion and maintenance
  • Minimum of Diploma in Nursing
  • Minimum of One (1) year experience in area of assignment
  • BSN or MSN (preferred)
  • Previous healthcare experience (preferred)
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in area of assignment (preferred)
  • Current Florida RN License
  • BLS – condition of employment
 
 

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