Jul 19, 2022

Registered Nurse

  • Parrish Medical Center
  • Titusville, FL, USA
General Nursing

Job Description

**To be considered please fill out the Application in the next step** OPEN INTERVIEWS: EVERY THURSDAY FROM 9:00 AM TO 12:00 PM ~Please stop in to Human Resources with your resume and a smile to participate. Schedule/Status: 0630am-500pm Full-time Standard Hours/Week: 40 General Description: Under the general supervision of the Perioperative Manager and the direct supervision of the Surgery Clinical Coordinator, the Registered Nurse is responsible for the provision of patient care for the patient before, during, and after operative and other invasive and non-invasive procedures.  In collaboration with the multidisciplinary team, the RN assesses, plans, develops, coordinates, implements, and evaluates the plan of care.  The staff nurse monitors the plan to insure quality, appropriateness, timeliness and effectiveness of services rendered.  Key Requirements: Performs direct nursing care of the intra-operative patient to meet individualized needs and documents appropriately. Assists the surgeon and anesthesiologist to facilitate positive patient outcomes utilizing critical thinking skills. Creates and monitors the sterile field, monitors instrument and sponge count and anticipates case specific needs. *  Performs pre-op assessment for individualization of patient care, validates surgical consent and surgical site, prepares the patient in the pre-op phase by providing appropriate patient and family education, emotional and physical support, and processing physicians orders. Plans the patient care to be provided, gathers supplies and equipment and prepares the OR suite for scheduled and unscheduled surgery.  Demonstrates appropriate use of supplies and equipment.* Assists with special procedures and monitors the patient in the perioperative setting to include insertion of chest tubes, central lines, arterial lines, and other procedures as requested. * Demonstrates appropriate use of Pyxis automated medication dispensing system. Administers medications as prescribed and monitors response. Participates in the emergency call rotation and responds within 20 minutes.*  Transports the patient to the post anesthesia care area.  Assures the transition of care process is seamless by providing report to the PACU nurse and communicating equipment needs prior to transfer. *  Performs scrub duties as requested and monitors the patient during local procedures and/or those requiring moderate sedation.   Provides for regular communication with family/significant others regarding the patient's progress and condition. *  Coordinates the progress of case throughput of the assigned room by communication with surgeons, anesthesiologist and other health care workers. Provides for efficient utilization of resources and equipment as demonstrated by appropriate supply use and submission of charges, monitoring supply levels and reporting deficiencies, and reporting/entering equipment repair requests in a timely manner. Participates in Quality Monitoring/Performance Improvement  Requirements: Formal Education Associate's Degree, ADN or other Two Year College equivalent required.  Major(s) required.  Accredited R.N. Education required.  Required Licenses and Certifications; State of Florida Registered Nurse (RN) active license Basic Life Saving (BCLS) certification through the American Heart Association  ACLS (within 6 months of employment)   Parrish Healthcare is a caring community of healthcare professionals passionate about excellence and fulfilling our mission of providing Healing Experiences For Everyone All The Time®.   Parrish Healthcare has a Culture of Choice®. This means a we have a healing work environment that empowers people to aspire to be their very best. We partner passionate, talented and skilled people in the right role with the right resources. We provide a clear and strategic direction to achieve superior results on behalf of the communities we serve.