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Registered Nurse - Per Diem

HCA East Florida Division Type Per Diem Posted 1/6/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 4/18/2014
FL - Florida (All) - Atlantis Referral - n/a -    
Job Description

Registered Nurse - Per Diem(Job Number: 02873-5158)

Work Location: United States-Florida-Atlantis-JFK Medical Center - Palm Beach
Schedule: PRN/Per Diem

Description

  • Assesses, plans and evaluates the nursing care needs of the patient in the immediate post-operative or post-procedural period.
  • Provides comfort and support for post-operative patients.
  • Evaluates responses to treatments and interventions.
  • Carries out physician orders.
  • Anticipates case specific needs based on knowledge of procedure and pathophysiology regarding patient and procedure.
  • Manages patient's pain.
  • Administers prescribed medications and monitors vital signs.
  • Maintains aseptic technique and actively monitors situations which could lead to breaches in aseptic technique.
  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.


Qualifications

  • Current licensure as an RN.
  • Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider, ACLS,
  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 lbs.
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