Registered Nurse RN - SSH PCU - DAY
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POST DATE 9/13/2020
END DATE 9/18/2020
JOB DESCRIPTIONDEPARTMENT: SSEM PCU
Status: Variable Full Time
Shift: Day REQID: req21175
SOUTH SEMINOLE HOSPITAL is a 206-bed, full-service, medical/surgical community hospital located in scenic Longwood, Florida. The hospital is a part of Orlando Health and serves the residents of Seminole County, Florida. Our team is dedicated to offering quality healthcare services and programs to meet the needs of our community. We use the latest equipment, perform the most advanced medical procedures and offer prevention, wellness and community outreach services. The hospital is also home to one of Orlando Health s three Air Care Team helicopter bases, allowing critical patients to be transferred to ORMC s Level I Trauma Center. South Seminole Hospital is home to Orlando Health Behavioral Healthcare, an 80-bed psychiatric hospital.
MODERN HEALTHCARE has recognized ORLANDO HEALTH SOUTH SEMINOLE HOSPITAL in Longwood, Fla as BEST PLACES TO WORK IN 2020 ! This recognition program honors companies throughout the industry that empower employees to provide patients and customers with the best possible care, products and services. We are proud to have been awarded with this designation!
The SOUTH SEMINOLE HOSPITAL CRITICAL CARE SERVICE DEPARTMENTS is comprised of the Intensive Care Unit and PROGRESSIVE CARE UNIT . The units are located on the 2nd floor of SSH and operate twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven days a week. The units consist of: 43 telemetry beds, 31 private and 12 semi-private beds. 8 monitored Intensive Care beds with the possibility of adding 4 overflow beds on PCU there is one negative air flow room in ICU and one in PCU.
The Registered Nurse (RN) administers direct bedside patient care in a hospital setting.
EDUCATION/TRAINING * For Team Members hired into this job prior to January 1, 2020: Graduate of an approved school of nursing; BSN or current national certification in area of practice required.
* Effective January 1, 2020: New Hires and Team Members moved into this job and/or transferring Depts. must obtain a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree (BSN) within 36 months of placement.
Maintains current Florida RN license and BLS/Healthcare Provider certification. ACLS, NRP, PALS, TNCC are required for certain areas. NRP required for Neonatal Intensive care Unit (NICU). (See unit specific requirements for specialty certification).
Two (2) years of hospital experience required. Based on area of assignment, specialty courses and specialty experience may be required. Able to meet job duties of a Clinical Nurse II. Must meet unit specific performance competencies.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS * Assess patient s needs and develops/revises an individualized plan of care based on patient needs and responses. Evaluates the patient s progress toward attaining expected outcomes.
* Respects diversity by building respectful relationships with all team members and customers.
* Functions as a patient and family advocate.
* Demonstrates advanced knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit/ department.
* Serves as a preceptor, charge nurse, unit educator, and/ or nurse clinician.
* Communicates and collaborates with medical staff and interdisciplinary team to effectively plan and manage the unit/ department.
* Serves as a role model for staff and supports the hospital and nursing department s goals and strategies.
* Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span, assesses the data reflective of the patient s status and interprets the necessary information needed to identify each patient s requirements relative to his or her age specific needs.
* Coordinates the care and delegates as appropriate to other team members on a defined group of patients.
* Documents patient care in a knowledgeable, skillful, and consistent manner meeting all required and regulatory standards. This includes but is not limited to: patient assessment, education, medication administration, treatments, and patient safety.
* Demonstrates competency in nursing skills and use of patient care/unit equipment as defined by unit/ department specific requisite skills.
* Prioritizes patient care in an ongoing manner in accordance with Evidence-Based Practice Standards of Care.
* Practices effective problem identification and resolution.
* Delegates tasks and duties to healthcare team members in accordance with the patient s needs and the team member s capabilities and qualifications.
* Communicates appropriate information regarding patient condition or unit concerns to other health care team members.
* Demonstrates caring practices by providing a compassionate and therapeutic environment for patients and their families.
* Demonstrates awareness of legal issues and patients rights.
* Collaborates with the education department and nursing leadership team to effectively transition, and support new team members and or students.
* Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards.
* Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.
OTHER RELATED FUNCTIONS * Participates and may lead process improvement activities in their department.
* Practices efficient use of supplies and maintains a clean, safe, and organized work area.
* Attends staff development in-services, department meetings, and/or nursing committee meetings.
* Partners with the nursing leadership team to identify professional development needs.
* Serves on hospital, department, and/or nursing committees as required.
* Performs all other duties as assigned.
ADDRESS: 555 W. SR 434 Longwood FL
ABOUT ORLANDO HEALTH
Orlando Health is one of Florida's most comprehensive private, not-for-profit healthcare networks, and is based in Orlando, FL. Our facilities, advanced medical treatments and procedures, and highly qualified staff have distinguished Orlando Health as a healthcare leader for nearly two million Central Florida residents and 10,000 international visitors annually. Click here to learn more about Orlando Health.