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Registered Nurse Cardiac Recovery Unit Full Time Days

Req #: 18000359
Location: Zephyrhills, FL
Job Category: Nursing
Organization: Florida Hospital Zephyrhills
Potential Referral Bonus: $

Description
Work Hours/Shift
Full Time 
 
Florida Hospital Zephyrhills
 
Florida Hospital Zephyrhills has provided faith-based, whole person care to our community for more than 30 years. This means we build trust, create belonging and deliver hope, thereby extending the healing ministry of Christ, when caring for our patients. Our 139-bed facility includes an Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI, Heart Institute, Primary Stroke Center, emergency department, state-of-the-art operating rooms, Bone & Joint Center, Simpson Breast Health Center and the area’s only Obstetrics Program, The Baby Place, offering family-centered maternity care. Other special services include, a Center for Wound Healing,  CREATION® Health Wellness Center, CREATION® Health Spa, home health, imaging center, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, and physical, occupational, and speech therapy.
 
You will be responsible for:
  • Monitors LOC and vital signs of patient 
  • Provides patient care using the nursing process to provide assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation according to established protocols and evidence-based clinical practice standards
  • Removal of venous and arterial sheaths using manual or mechanical pressure to ensure hemostasis
  • Monitors site post sheath removal sites for hematoma
  • Provides education to patient and patient’s family regarding in-hospital care and discharge instructions
  • Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcome
Qualifications
What you will need:
  • Monitors site post sheath removal sites for hematoma
  • Provides education to patient and patient’s family regarding in-hospital care and discharge instructions
  • Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes
  • EKG Competency
  • Knowledge of cardiac anatomy.
  • Knowledge of critical care medication.
  • Competency in Moderate Sedation.
  • Excellent assessment skills.
  • Able to learn and comprehend the hemodynamic monitoring software.
  • Able to quickly learn and follow departmental policies and procedures.
  • Experience with Windows operating system.
  • Knowledge of the all anatomy including circulatory neuro systems.
  • Responsible to maintain all required registries and licenses to perform Registered Nursing duties.
  • Able to operate all equipment in post cardiac recovery unit
  • Assists in patient flow through the Invasive Cardiology areas to Cardiac Step Down Unit or discharge home
  • Assists in training new employees once becoming independent.
  • Performs properly and legibly documents and assessments in Cerner system in accordance with department policies.
  • Recent post cardiac cath care experience (preferred)
  • Able to perform safe and proper technique for sheath pulls (preferred)
  • Able to identify and intervene for hematomas (preferred)
  • Recent acute care experience.
  • Graduate of accredited school of Nursing.
  • Associates Degree
  • 2-3 years of post-cardiac cath recovery experience (preferred)
  • Critical care experience (preferred)
  • BSN (preferred)
  • Current Florida licensure as a Registered Nurse
  • ACLS & BLS

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