Registered Nurse Endoscopy (GI Lab) Full Time Days
Location: Sebring, Florida
Internal Number: 21042186
Registered Nurse Endoscopy AdventHealth Sebring
Location Address: 4200 Sun 'n Lake Boulevard Sebring, FL 33872
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Sebring
Faith Based & Mission driven Facility
Largest Employer in the County
Surrounded by beautiful Lakes, Golf Courses and Florida’s oldest State Park
Close knit community with a home town family feel
2 hours to just about any beach on either Coast
Local arts scene from museums and theaters to festivals and galleries
Local restaurants with the authentic taste of Florida
Near 100+ clear, freshwater lakes. Ideal for swimming, boating and fishing
Beautiful agriculture and farmland
Sebring is known for motorsports and home to the famous Sebring International Raceway
Nature and hiking trails
Full Time, Day shift plus call. Four 10-hour shifts. 7:00 am - 5:30 pm.
You Will Be Responsible For:
Performs assessments on patients and determines the total nursing needs of assigned patients.
Assesses patient/family needs in relation to presenting problem, care needs, physical condition and learning needs.
Performs head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy.
Identifies problems and or/or nursing diagnosis and plans for nursing interventions.
Anticipates patient care problems and initiates corrective actions.
Recognizes abnormal diagnostic laboratory data, blood gas values, radiologic data and knows the significance of each. Recognizes the patient’s and family’s perception of hospitalization and health status.
Recognizes therapeutic drug levels.
Identifies the patient’s learning needs and implement appropriate measures to meet them including the family in the process. Educates patient/families regarding new medications including effects and potential side effects as indicated.
Formulates a goal directed plan of care and develops appropriate nursing diagnosis based on needs specific to the standard of care and updates according to policy.
Accurately performs nursing actions to achieve patient care goals.
Establishes priorities of patient care based on the needs of the patient.
Implements specific interventions, treatments, and medications as defined in the plan of care and documents outcomes.
Recognizes emergency situations and takes appropriate actions.
Consistently uses tools available in the electronic medical record (EMR) to ensure patient safety and to optimize patient care:
Performs real-time documentation
Initiates and signs off physician orders promptly.
Performs transfer report using the ClinPic feature in the EMR at each hand-off report.
Complies with national patient safety standards regarding patient identification prior to treatments and medication administration.
Accurately administers all medications in a safe manner displaying competence in the use of an automated dispensing machine where applicable.
Accurately and safely performs and supervises the care needed with complex patient interventions including a colostomy, ileostomy, Jackson Pratt, sump pump, CPM, plexipulse, saline lock, and chest tubes.
Maintains aseptic technique, demonstrating knowledge of infection control practices.
Accurately sets up, maintains, monitors and supervises use of IV pump, PCA pump, and epidural pump.
Maintains a safe environment within the hospital for patients and families.
Incorporates new procedures and philosophies into one’s work performance.
Accurately documents in the electronic medical record.
Works effectively under stress/expresses frustrations in appropriate manner and place.
Adheres to current SGNA recommendations, standards and practices.
Assumes responsibility for care of the Endoscopy patient and manages any complications appropriately.
Accurately demonstrates ability to use and troubleshoot Endoscopy equipment.
Demonstrates knowledge of airway maintenance including patients that are intubated and mechanically ventilated.
Demonstrates knowledge about Anesthetic agents and their reversal agents.
Accurately monitors and interprets hemodynamic status of the post-op patient including interpretation of cardiac monitor strips with appropriate corrective action as needed.
Assists as needed in other areas of Surgical Services such as OPS, PAT, OR and Endoscopy.
Evaluates quality of patient care and outcomes based on care and treatments administered.
Participates in multidisciplinary patient care conferences when needed.
Confirms patient’s understanding of care and treatments received.
Accepts responsibility for one’s own professional standards.
Accepts and adjusts to changes imposed by government regulations, consumer demands, professional organizations, and other external/internal forces.
Accepts responsibility for one’s own actions by initiating the incident report mechanisms.
Maintains current clinical, technical, professional competencies, certifications and licensure requirements.
Attends a minimum of 8 scheduled staff meetings annually.
Attends mandatory hospital in-services annually.
Complies with departmental, divisional and hospital policies and standards.
Copes with emergencies, staffing shortages, shift rotations and floating assignments.
Demonstrates awareness of the rising costs of health care and implements budgetary containment measures.
Maintains equipment in its proper working condition identifies malfunctioning equipment and takes appropriate action.
Reviews current literature and other available resource
Seeks and accept constructive criticism and implement actions designed for self-improvement
Shows self-direction and leadership by functioning without the need for close supervision
Other duties as assigned
What You Will Need:
Displays working knowledge of operating room techniques
Diploma, Associate Degree or Bachelor Degree in Nursing
BLS - condition of employment
ACLS within 90 days of employment
State of Florida RN License
The RN is responsible for the coordination of patient care using a multidisciplinary approach to the nursing process in accordance with the Hospital's Mission, physician and patient expectations.
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