Location Address: 7050 Gall Boulevard Zephyrhills, Florida 33541
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Zephyrhills
Up to $35,000 Bonus Available
AH Zeph/Dade City Named One of America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care, Orthopedics, Stroke Centers and Patient Safety three years in a row “2017-2019” by the Women’s Choice Award
Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A Spring/Fall 2018
One of only 35 Hospitals Nationally Named as a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group
Four Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures in 2019 by Health grades
First in Florida to earn Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee by The Joint Commission
Full Time, Day Shift. Four 10-hour shifts, plus call
You Will Be Responsible For:
Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, evaluate, and communicate patient care needs for pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
Performs initial nursing assessments and documents findings.
Documents patients’ progress in the medical record on a regular basis including assessment and management plans.
Safely administers medications to patients according to hospital policy and procedures. Conducts second nurse verifications when required.
Reports actual or potential medication variances as well as other patient safety issues utilizing risk master and communication chain of command.
Provides direct patient care, evaluates outcomes and adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care.
Documents patients’ progress in the medical record on a regular.
Collaborates with medical staff and/or multi-disciplinary team to facilitate the recognition, research, isolation and resolution of potential patient care problems for assigned patients.
Provides effective handoff communication utilizing SBAR at change of shift during transfers and to assistive personnel.
Coordinates ongoing patient and family education and discharge planning.
Provides for orientation and training of employees to work routines and environment.
Maintains knowledge of current trends in the field to enhance practice.
Demonstrates knowledge and appropriate use of department equipment and supplies required for the care of patients.
Knowledgeable of emergency resuscitation measures and properly activates code team response.
Complies with department safety policies and procedures. Responsible to help ensure that the safety and well-being of patients, family members, visitors and coworkers are maintained. Follow initiatives for patient safety, including, but not limited to Universal Protocol, Hand Washing and Patient Identification.
Accurately transcribes and carries out physician orders. Completes verbal orders as protocol read back once surgical procedure has started.
Participates in unit specific and multidisciplinary Performance Improvement activities at the Hospital/Unit-based level.
Accurately records, handles and labels specimen; demonstrates care of specimen.
Effectively communicates with the physician in accounting for all sponges, needles, and instruments dur and after the procedure and documents in appropriate area.
What You Will Need:
Minimum of one-year experience as an Operating Room Nurse.
Ability to communicate effectively
Cerner experience preferred
ADN, Diploma and/or BSN
Computer literate preferred
2 years relevant clinical nurse experience preferred
Current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Florida.
Current Basic Life Support-Certification
Directs/manages and provides care and safety for the patient while in the Operating Room utilizing the nursing process, to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care. By assessment of the individual patient and procedure, anticipates the needs of the surgical team and provides services while maintaining an aseptic and safe environment. The dimensions of practice range from preoperative assessment to intraoperative intervention on to postoperative evaluation. Provides leadership and direction when working with a group of care-givers. Represents the Department of Nursing in a professional and courteous manner.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.