Provides indepth professional nursing care to patients based on nursing assessments anddiagnoses and the patient's physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional needs,as well as on physician's and multidisciplinary care plans.Assessespatient needs and develops the plan of care based on collection of data, bothsubjective and objective and observation of patients clinical status.
Initiatesand administers therapeutic interventions, such as medications, IV therapy,oxygen therapy, etc., under the parameters of the Florida Nurse Practice Actand in adherence with the Policies and Procedures of Bethesda MemorialHospital. Performsdiagnostic and therapeutic procedures per nursing standards as well asassisting physicians with procedures.
Directlyand indirectly, through diagnostic devices, skillfully observes, evaluates andrecords the patients' clinical conditions and critical events in the patient'shospital stay, per nursing standards, through written or electronic documentation. Recognizes,identifies and interprets emergency situations and initiates appropriateaction. Evaluatesthe response to the plan of care and achievement of individualized mutuallyagreed upon goals; and revises and updates the plan as necessary.
Interprets planof care to patient's significant others, as well as conducting formal andinformal teaching sessions on disease entities, therapeutic regimes andwellness concepts. Collaborateswith other members of the health care team and directly and indirectlysupervises the care rendered by LPNs and ancillary staff.
Graduate of an approved School of Nursing. Minimum of one-year experience.
CVOR Registered Nurse experience required. Registered Nurse in the State of Florida.
Some call required.
Baptist Health South Florida