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Registered Nurse (RN) Medical Surgical

HCA Healthcare
Tamarac, FL 33321
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Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

RegisteredNurse (RN)

Surgical 4th Floor-Medical Surgical

Full-Time Days FTE 0.9

University Hospital andMedical Center
Tamarac, FL

Facility Description:


UniversityHospital and Medical Center is a 317-bed acute care hospital offering a widerange of surgical and medical services Since opening in 1974, we have distinguishedourselves as a leader in breakthroughs in orthopedic care as well as jointreplacement. We continue to build on this tradition in our Orthopedic and SpineInstitute. Our Center for Behavioral Health offers inpatient child, adolescent,adult and geriatric services while our outpatient services include a Partialhospitalization program (PHP), Intensive outpatient program (IOP) and a 24 hourbehavioral health support hotline. Theyare also a certifiedBaker Act receiving facility. University islicensed by Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration and certified by theJoint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center. Our family-friendly ER provides expert,compassionate care for patients of all ages and special accommodations forseniors. Other specialty services include a wound care center as well as comprehensivediagnostic services accredited in multiple modalities including pediatric CTimaging by the American College of Radiology.

Wecontinue a proud tradition of providing high quality personalized care in ourlocal community. Explore possibilities to join our team where colleagues are valued and pledge to treat one another withloyalty, respect, and dignity.

Benefits:

We offer you anexcellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellentbenefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and yourability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical,dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employeediscount program, and employee stock purchase program.We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.


Job Description:

We are looking for a passionate dedicated Registered Nurse (RN) to work in our Medical Surgical /Orthopedicdepartment. There are 40 beds in the unit. The nurse to patient ratio is 1:6. The Registered Nurse must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, psychosocial, educational, and safety needs. As a Registered Nurse (RN), some of your primary responsibilities will be to:

  • Demonstrate leadership in upholding Standards of Care and Performance.
  • Demonstrate knowledge in the care of the Joint Replacement patient.
  • Educate and reinforces hip and kneeprecautions.
  • Perform independently, coordinating and delegation unit activities.
  • Demonstrate ability to perform assessment, interventions, care, treatment, and educationbased on defined age specific annual competency.
  • Demonstrate awareness of and respect for patient/family needs in relation to rights,confidentiality, privacy, security, complaint resolution and spiritual andcultural needs.
  • Address all patients by preferred name, introduces self, and states purpose of visit.
  • Continuouslyprioritizes patient needs based on interpretation of data, assessment /reassessment and initiate appropriate measures including reporting variationsof diagnostic studies / change in condition.
  • Monitor patient response to current plan of care and partners with Physician towardgoal achievement.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and complies with infection control policies as applicable.
  • Document pertinent nursing notes to reflect: change in condition, transfer anddischarge.
  • Review routine physician orders within two (2) hours and accurately transcribes toMAR.Initiates STAT orders within one(1) hour.
  • Identify and document patient/family education in collaboration with other disciplinesand implements initial and ongoing education relevant to those needs based ondisease process, diet, pain management, medication, medical equipment andcontinuing care needs every shift.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of specific disease process, treatment, intervention, and responsebased on age specificity.
  • Assess for pain, intervenes, and monitors level as per policy.
  • Accurately complete intra-facility transferformat time of transfer.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the need to report actual and potential patient safety issues tosupervisor and through the facility occurrence reporting system as evidenced byverbalizing examples of reportable patient safety issues.
  • Demonstrate ability to report a medical/healthcare error and safety issues as evidenced byappropriate occurrence report entry.
  • Document clearly, legibly and accurately.
  • Adhere to all hospital policies.


Qualifications

  • RN License in Florida
  • Recognized Compact Licensure (subject to Florida StateLicensing Requirements, including/not limited to ongoing eligibility andduration provisions)
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification through the American Heart Association.
  • Current Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification
  • Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification
  • OrthopaedicNurseCertified(ONC)preferred
  • 2 Year Associate Degree in Nursing (ASN)
  • 4 Year Bachelor Degree in Nursing (BSN) perferred.
  • 1-2 Years of Registered Nurse (RN) experience in an acute care setting.

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