Registered Nurse Emergency Department 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 Florida's oldest State Park
Close knit community with a home town family feel
2 hours to just about any beach on either Coast
PRN Nights Shift
You Will Be Responsible For:
Performs assessments and determines the total nursing needs of assigned patients.Follows the principals of AIDET in all patient and family interactions.
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, and radiologic data and knows the significance of each.
Recognizes the patient's and family's perception of hospitalization and health status.
Identifies the patient'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.
Implements appropriate diagnosis specific interdisciplinary plan of care (IPOC).Coordinates patient care to assure diagnosis specific quality measures are met.
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 task list at least every two hours. Initiates and signs off physician orders promptly.
Initiates diagnosis specific IPOCs and updates at least once per shift or change in patient condition.
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 one's work performance.
What You Will Need:
ACLS within 12 months of employment or transfer
PALS within 12 months of employment or transfer
NRP within 12 months of employment or transfer for Lake Placid & Wauchula campuses
CPI within 12 months of employment or transfer
TNCC required within 18 months of employment or transfer
ENPC may elect to replace PALS within 18 months of employment or transfer
The Registered Nurse 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. These duties will be performed in an acceptable manner according to the hospitals mission, vision, goals and management expectations.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
Adventist Health System