RN Licensed in the State of Florida. Previous Cardiac/TELE background.
Completes patient care assessment, evaluation, and medication review, including baseline vital signs within 4 hours of assigned patients' admission. Initiates patients care plan within 24 hours of admission, establishes nursing diagnosis, intervention and measurable outcomes in collaboration with physician, patient, family and staff.
Documentation reflects hospital, JCAHO and other accrediting agencies standards of care. Reviews all patients' charts to ensure that medical reports, x-rays and dictations are available for review by MD. Collaborates with manager and business office and ensures insurance coverage and procedure authorization. Acts as liaison between the multi-disciplinary team members in completing the treatment plan.
Schedule includes every other weekend and every other holiday.
Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and hold a current license in the state of Florida or are eligible (requires confirmation from the State Board) for licensure. A certification to specialty is preferred. Must have a current BCLS certificate. Must possess fundamental mathematics as well as good written and verbal skills.
Within 30 days of hire, employee must: complete general and nursing orientation, pass a written medical test, demonstrate accuracy and ability in administering medications, and have selected competencies. Within 90 days of hire, employee must: show proficiency of IV therapy skills and demonstrate medical/surgical competencies per unit.