Adventist Health System Registered Nurse Emergency Department Full Time Nights in Dade City, Florida

Description

Work Hours/Shift

Full Time/Nights

Florida Hospital Dade City

On October 1, 1973 the facility opened its doors to the public and was known as Community General Hospital. The facility offered 64-beds, 5-bed ICU, 8-bed nursery, and a 2-room operating suite. Since this time Florida Hospital Dade City has under gone many changes and improvements that have led the award-winning facility to a 120-bed acute care hospital of comprehensive inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and diagnostic services. Located here in Dade City, the facility offers services in the areas of Sleep Lab Center, 24/7 Emergency Room, Cardiac Catheterization Suite, Intensive Care Unit, Laboratory, Digital Mammography, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, Physical and Speech Therapy, Pain Management, Ultrasound, Bariatric Services, and more. Florida Hospital Dade City is ranked among the Nation’s Best for General Surgery and The Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration (AHCA) designated Florida Hospital Dade City as a Primary Stroke Center in January 2010. In 2013 the facility was Accredited as a Chest Pain Center and was recognized as the only facility in East Pasco to be Joint Commission’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures. We are recognized for achieving these thresholds for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care. September 2014, we received A-Fib accreditation.

November 2015 Florida Hospital Dade City was recognized by The Joint Commission as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures. Such an achievement reflects our commitment to excellence by following evidence-based practice shown to improve patient outcomes.

April 2017, we received our Chest Pain Center re-accreditation and we are now accredited with PCI and Resuscitation. There are only 9 hospitals with this accreditation in the state of Florida including us and we are now a part of the 53 hospitals nationwide.

You will be responsible for:

  • Utilize the nursing process to provide quality care to the patient.

  • Identifies and initiates patient care requirements in collaboration with triage, nursing assessment and physician order(s).

  • Establish a personal rapport with patients and other persons involved in understanding the care requirements.

  • Provide a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families.

  • Promotes patient independence by establishing patient care goals and includes education to the patient, friends, and family that will support health promotion.

  • Assures quality of care by:

adhering to patient care standards

compliance with core measures as measured by the organization

measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards

adherence to care standards set forth by the state board of nursing, state nurse practice act, and other governing body/agency regulations.

  • Resolves patient concerns by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.

  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment by ascertaining all aspects of patient care.

  • Protect the health of patients, families, and employees by adhering to all infection-control policies.

  • Initiates protocols and administers medication in accordance with regulations as indicated by the organization.

  • Completes documentation per organizational and/or department specific policy.

  • Ensure the safe and efficient use of equipment; troubleshooting malfunctions and following procedures for repair.

Qualifications

What you will need:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED :

  • Basic computer knowledge

  • Commitment to purposeful hourly rounding

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

  • Experience with computerized documentation

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED :

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

  • Complete arrhythmia test or course within ninety days

  • Current American Heart Association ACLS certification (must be maintained current)

  • Current American Heart Association PALS or ENPC certification (must be maintained current)

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • 2 – 3 years of Emergency Department experience

  • TNCC within one year of hire

  • NRP within one year of hire

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED :

  • Current Florida state Registered Nurse licensure

  • Current American Heart Association BLS certification

  • Current or completion of NIHSS stroke certification within thirty days

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

  • Certified Emergency Nurse Certification

  • BSN

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.