RN PRN Med/Surge New Smyrna Nights
Company: AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach
Location: New Smyrna Beach
Posted on: January 11, 2022
PRN Registered Nurse AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach
Location Address: -401 Palmetto Street New Smyrna Beach, FL
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth
Immediate Health Insurance Coverage
Great benefits such as: Education Reimbursement
Career growth and advancement potential
PRN will need to work 6 shifts a month
To utilize the nursing process in the direction and administration
of the medical and nursing plan of care. This performance is in
compliance with established structure standards, process standards
and protocols, under the supervision of the Clinical Nurse
Manager(s), Director of Inpatient Nursing, Director of Emergency
Services and Behavioral Health, Director of - Birth Care Center and
Women's Health and the Chief Nursing Officer.
The Registered Nurse will ensure the delivery of safe and effective
patient care as defined by the Florida Hospital East Region
standards of nursing care, and is consistent with the therapies of
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES :
Partner remains flexible to changing systems, is expected to
demonstrate quality and effectiveness in work habits and treats
staff, physicians, patients and families with consideration and
Formulates, implements and evaluates an age appropriate
individualized plan of care for each patient based on identified
needs/problems in collaboration with the patient/significant
Monitors the Electronic Medical Record for new physician orders and
Provides all aspects of therapeutic nursing care based on
established standards. Demonstrates competency in all procedures
within the scope of practice, as appropriate to the ages of the
patient served: Adolescent
Physically assess each patient and identifies needs/problems within
the time frame established in nursing standards and protocols
specific to each department.
Established and prioritizes patient care based on nursing
assessment and patient/family needs in collaboration with the
Directs and implements a plan of care for all patients based on the
medical and nursing diagnoses identified during the initial
assessment and ongoing assessment.
Implements and documents nursing actions that promote the
maintenance, restoration or rehabilitation of the patients
psycho-social and biophysical well-being.
Identifies, directs and implements discharge planning needs.
Identifies and documents patient/family educational needs.
Evaluates the effectiveness of the plan of care and makes revisions
on an on-going basis.
Assures the implementation of the prescribed medical regimen,
including but not limited to: Administration of all IV's and blood
and blood products in accordance with established nursing standards
Administration of all medications in accordance with established
nursing standards and protocols.
Performance of treatments and procedures without deviation from
established nursing standards and protocols.
Demonstrates competency in all procedures within the scope of
practice as appropriate to the ages of the patients served:
Implementation of physicians' orders on all patients.
Assures the accurate processing of physicians' orders.
Assures the documentation of the patient's response to the medical
and nursing plan of care in all areas of the medical record in
compliance with established nursing standards and protocols.
Ensures that documentation is concise and completed prior to the
end of the shift.
Corrects errors in documentation according to established nursing
Prescribes, delegates and coordinates all nursing care as defined
by and provided throughout the hospital.
Prescribes patient care activities to accomplish the medical and
nursing plan of care.
Delegates aspects of patient care to appropriate nursing staff
based on staff qualifications and competence in accordance with
Coordinates nursing care in conjunction with therapies directed by
Establishes priorities for treatment and care.
Assures all aspects of direct patient care are met to include but
not limited to: personal hygiene, answering call lights,
Provides for a safe and supportive environment for all patients,
families and co-workers.
Identifies and monitors all patients and implements preventative
measures according to established nursing standards and
Reports all abnormal test results, significant changes in vital
signs and symptoms to the physician within established
Follows all infection control policies and procedures without
Operates equipment in accordance with established hospital
standards to avoid physical injury or damage to equipment.
Verifies safety of all equipment prior to utilization by verifying
preventative maintenance sticker in place.
Removes unsafe and/or dysfunctional equipment from use and
initiates appropriate repair process.
Assures the availability of emergency equipment and
Checks and replenishes crash cart supplies and other emergency
equipment according to established nursing standards and
Performs in professional manner during crisis or emergency
Communicates and/or consults with appropriate personnel regarding
situations requiring follow-up.
Reports observed deviations from established nursing standards and
protocols or the Nurse Practice Act to the immediate supervisor in
a confidential manner.
Protects the rights of all patients.
Contributes to the monitoring of the quality and appropriateness of
patient care delivered.
Completes required Performance Improvement documentation in a
Reports problems or concerns regarding the quality and
appropriateness of patient care delivered to the immediate
Contributes to the fulfillment of the organization's mission.
Actively participates in Patient Experience initiatives (i.e.:
Demonstrates clear, concise communication about patient care to
members of the healthcare team, patient and family. Any justified
complaints received regarding attitude, conduct and/or performance
will be addressed with corrective action.
Demonstrates the team concept and works in a cooperative manner
with all co-workers and supervisory staff.
Utilizes the appropriate chain of command to resolve conflicts.
Conduct, attendance and dress conform to organizational standards
Constant contact with patients, other employees, physicians,
visitors and others.
Physical resources used on the job can be of moderate value. With
proper handling probability of loss is small. Regularly works with
confidential information. Must be careful with patient related
conversations in public spaces. Must protect confidentiality while
utilizing the computer. Must leave patient charts, paperwork and
test results properly secured (not exposing confidential
Attends meetings/education programs pertinent to the areas of
Demonstrates 100% compliance with mandatory meetings through
attendance, written testing or make-up sessions within established
Attends a minimum of 50% of scheduled staff meetings.
Attends education programs pertinent to the area of practice.
Contributes to the smooth operation of the Nursing Department.
Demonstrates the ability to function in a leadership role.
Demonstrates flexibility as patient care needs and census
Deals effectively with complex assignments.
Cooperates with temporary reassignment as given by the immediate
supervisor in a positive manner.
Participates in the orientation program by providing learning
experiences to new employees and student nurse affiliates.
May serve as a committee member.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Responds appropriate and participates in emergency situations
including the Rapid Response Team (RRT) and codes (within scope and
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Active Florida RN license is required
Basic Life Support training to be obtained prior to hire date.
ACLS is required for the following areas: Emergency Department,
Critical Care (ICU & PCU), Labor and Delivery, 4 th floor Cardiac
Telemetry and Medical Surgical Charge Nurses only for 2A and
PALS is required for the following areas: Emergency Department, ICU
Charge Nurses and select staff in the BCC who take Pediatric
NRP is required for the following areas: Labor and Delivery and
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
One year nursing experience is preferred.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with
federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and
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