Adventist Health System Chare Registered Nurse Intensive Care Unit FT Days in Sebring, Florida
Florida Hospital Heartland
With three campuses serving communities in Sebring, Lake Placid and Wauchula, Florida Hospital is committed to providing premier health care services to the entire Heartland of Florida. Our philosophy of combining advanced medicine with hometown care makes our hospital the community’s first choice for healing.
Since our first hospital opened more than 60 years ago, we’ve steadily grown our facilities and capabilities to meet the growing needs of our community. We offer a comprehensive range of inpatient and outpatient services and welcome you to learn more about our convenient, cutting-edge care.
You will be responsible for:
Performs the job expectations of the Registered Nurse in his / her assigned care area.
Follows the principals of AIDET in all patient and family interactions.
Evaluates quality of patient care and outcomes based on care and treatments administered.
Directs and coordinates the activities of nursing personnel on the designated shift overseeing staff and patient care
Assures staff performs real time documentation including review of task lists at least every two hours and prompt initiation and signs off of physician’s orders.
Advises the nurse about appropriateness of calling the physician
Assists staff in using the electronic quality management tools to evaluate a patient’s current treatment plan to ensure quality outcomes based on established indicators.
Uses chart audit reports to monitor adherence with documentation guidelines and assists staff to achieve documentation goals.
Provides support and information to appropriate member of the interdisciplinary team when problems arise with families, physicians, or other caregivers, utilizing the proper chain of command.
Promotes on the job training of all staff members through coaching, mentoring and evaluation.
Serves as a role model for staff by collaboratively working with the staff and physicians.
Coordinates orientation of newly assigned staff. Facilitates clinical experiences to meet employee needs.
Participates in development and review of departmental policy/procedures and recommend revision.
Participate in employee appraisal program.
Acts in behalf of Nurse Manager when necessary.
Facilitates patient management and throughput by: Effective bed management, Staff assignments, Communicating effectively with key stakeholders including affected physicians and departments, Participates in daily Case Management Discharge Huddles, Coordinates Nurse/Physician rounding, Assessing patients for appropriateness of level of care designation and facilitating movement when indicated
Assists in data collection for process improvement projects including restraints.
Assess staffing to ensure compliance with unit staffing matrix and patient acuity.
Conducts daily staff huddles for information exchange
Prepares appropriate written documentation on problems regarding staff
Keeps manager/director informed of any immediate concerns between physicians/staff/patients.
What will you need?
Mental and emotional stability, demonstrating a courteous and calm approach to all contacts with patients, visitors, and health care team members.
Mature judgment and the ability to handle confidential information within Florida Hospital guidelines and applicable regulations.
Personal qualities such as kindness, compassion, understanding, integrity, respect, sense of humor, discretion and confidentiality.
Ability to communicate verbally in English and in written form with persons of varied backgrounds in a respectful, effective and professional manner.
Ability to learn and apply computer related applications and programs, including using electronic keyboards and other peripheral devices.
Critical thinking / problem solving skills
Teamwork, tact and conflict resolution
Organizational, multitasking and prioritization skills
Ability to provide leadership, direction, and solve complex problems
Accurate documentation within the electronic medical record
Ability to demonstrate proficiency in clinical skills, multi-tasking, and a professional bedside manner
Knowledgeable in assigned areas of patient care including health promotion and maintenance
Minimum of Diploma in Nursing
Minimum of One (1) year experience in area of assignment
BSN or MSN (preferred)
Previous healthcare experience (preferred)
Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in area of assignment (preferred)
Current Florida RN License
BLS – condition of employment
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.