Registered Nurse Surgery Recovery (PACU) AdventHealth Sebring
Location Address: 4200 Sun 'n Lake Boulevard Sebring, FL 33872
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Sebring
Faith Based & Mission driven Facility
Largest Employer in the County
Surrounded by beautiful Lakes, Golf Courses and Floridaâ™s oldest State Park
Close knit community with a home town family feel
2 hours to just about any beach on either Coast
Full Time, Day Shift plus Call
You Will Be Responsible For:
The performance of this position requires substantial specialized knowledge, judgment, and nursing skill based upon applied principles of psychological, biological, physical, and social sciences which include, but not limited to:
Performs assessments and determines the total nursing needs of assigned patients.
Assesses patient/family needs in relation to presenting problem, care needs, physical condition and learning needs.
Performs head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy.
Identifies problems and or/or nursing diagnosis and plans for nursing interventions.
Anticipates patient care problems and initiates corrective actions.
Recognizes abnormal diagnostic laboratory data, drug levels, blood gas values, radiologic data and knows the significance of each.
Recognizes the patientâ™s and familyâ™s perception of hospitalization and health status.
Identifies the patientâ™s learning needs and implement appropriate measures to meet them including the family in the process. Educates patient/families regarding new medications including effects and potential side effects.
Formulates a goal directed plan of care and develops appropriate nursing diagnosis based on needs specific to the standard of care and updates according to policy.
Implements appropriate diagnosis specific interdisciplinary plan of care (IPOC).
Coordinates patient care to assure diagnosis specific quality measures are met.
Accurately performs nursing actions to achieve patient care goals.
Establishes priorities of patient care based on the needs of the patient.
Implements a comprehensive patient care plan that includes baseline admission data, plans for treatment plans and goals for discharge.
Implements specific interventions, treatments, and medications as defined in the plan of care and documents outcomes.
Recognizes emergency situations and takes appropriate actions.
Consistently uses tools available in the electronic medical record (EMR) to ensure patient safety and to optimize patient care:
Performs real-time documentation
Reviews chart for new or pending orders and tasks at least every two hours. Initiates and signs off physician orders promptly.
Performs bedside report using the Care Compass feature in the EMR at each hand-off report.
Complies with national patient safety standards regarding patient identification prior to treatments and medication administration.
Accurately administers all medications in a safe manner displaying competence in the use of an automated dispensing machine and mPPID technology where applicable.
Accurately and safely performs and supervises the care of patients requiring complex interventions.
Maintains aseptic technique, demonstrating knowledge of infection control practices.
Accurately sets up, maintains, monitors and supervises use of IV pump, PCA pump, and epidural pump.
Maintains a safe environment within the hospital for patients and families. Performs rounding according to the departmental plan on assigned patients to ensure control of pain, patient positioning, toileting and convenient placement of supplies and equipment.
Incorporates new procedures and philosophies into oneâ™s work performance.
Evaluates quality of patient care and outcomes based on care and treatments administered.
Conducts and/or participates in multidisciplinary patient care conferences.
Coordinates the activities of the interdisciplinary team.
Confirms patientâ™s understanding of care and treatments received.
Accepts responsibility for oneâ™s own professional standards.
Accepts and adjusts to changes imposed by government regulations, consumer demands, professional organizations, and other external/internal forces.
Accepts responsibility for oneâ™s own actions by initiating the risk report mechanisms.
Maintains current clinical, technical, professional competencies, certifications and licensure requirements.
Attends a minimum of 8 scheduled staff meetings annually.
Attends mandatory hospital in-services annually.
Complies with departmental, divisional and hospital policies and standards.
Copes with emergencies, staffing shortages, shift rotations and floating assignments.
Demonstrates awareness of the rising costs of health care and implements budgetary containment measures.
Maintains equipment in its proper working condition identifies malfunctioning equipment and takes appropriate action.
Reviews current literature and other available resources
Seeks and accept constructive criticism and implement actions designed for self-improvement
Shows self-direction and leadership by functioning without the need for close supervision
Other duties as assigned
What You Will Need:
Basic RN Nursing Skills
Fluent in English Language, speaking, reading, writing
ASPAN Standards (Preferred)
Critical Care Skills (Preferred)
Previous Recovery Room Experience (Preferred)
Diploma, Associate Degree, or Bachelor degree in Nursing
Current Registered Nurse License in State of Florida
BLS upon employment
ACLS within 90 days of employment
PALS within 90 days of employment
The RN is responsible for the coordination of patient care using a multidisciplinary approach to the Nursing process in accordance with the Hospital's Mission, physician and patient expectations.
Internal Number: 20028476
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.