RN Cardiac Observation Unit 7P-7A

Location
Orange Park, Florida
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Dec 06, 2017
Closes
Jan 17, 2018
Ref
01310-8199
Specialty
Cardiology
Contract Type
Permanent

Orange Park Medical Center is a full-service regional tertiary facility serving Clay County and it's surrounding communities. As part of the HCA family, the largest healthcare provider in the world, Orange Park Medical Center provides the opportunity to develop your career along side more than 1,500 team members and 750 physicians on staff. Specializing in advanced robotics, open heart, maternity/delivery, pediatric and adult services and a dozen other major service lines, Orange Park Medical Center is the provider of choice in northeast Florida for patients, staff and physicians alike.  



The Cardiac Observation Unit Registered Nurse RN 
is responsible for delivering quality patient care for their assigned hospital unit.  The quality of care given will be determined by keeping within the philosophy, mission, and values of both the hospital and the Department of Nursing. The Cardiac Observation UnitRegistered Nurse will maintain and support the standards of nursing care and practice in order to meet the health care needs of patients, their families, and the community.   

The Cardiac Observation Unit
 Registered Nurse, in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team, coordinates the “plan of care” activities for assigned patients. The Cardiac Observation Unit Registered Nurse identifies opportunities to participate in unit performance improvement activities as directed. Responsibilities will include: meeting Joint Commission standards, complying with all state and federal regulations, complying with corporate policy and procedures, managing supplies and equipment, promoting teamwork with physicians and all health care providers, promoting internal and external customer satisfaction, and managing resources appropriately. The Registered Nurse works closely with the Nurse Manager to ensure that all budgetary, Process Improvement, Core Measures and Patient Satisfaction initiatives are achieved.

  • Patient Assessment/Documentation - 
    Provides and documents patient care based on the nursing process, in compliance with hospital policies and procedures.  Plans, delegates, and coordinates the nursing care of assigned patients. Utilizes basic physical and psychosocial assessment skills to identify actual nursing diagnosis/clinical problems based on assessment of patient and unique age specific needs.         
  • Patient Rights - 
    The Registered Nurse will work to support and protect the rights of each patient served, treat each patient with dignity and care, and maintain patient confidentiality/privacy.
  • Patient Safety - 
    Demonstrates commitment to patient safety initiatives including: patient falls, medication safety, National Patient Safety Goals, critical value reporting, and administration of blood products.
  • Patient/Family Education - 
    Provides appropriate patient/family education, per department and hospital policy and procedures.

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