Registered Nurse (RN) Outpatient Day Surgery

Location
Orange Park, Florida
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Dec 06, 2017
Closes
Dec 09, 2017
Ref
01310-8174
Specialty
Med / Surg
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 Registered Nurse in Day Surgery is responsible for the delivery of quality patient care to the patient undergoing an operative procedure.   The quality of care given in the peri-operative area will be in keeping with the philosophy, mission and values of Orange Park Medical Center and the Department of Nursing. The nurse will maintain and support the standards of care and practice in order to meet the needs of patients, their families and the community.

The Registered Nurse prescribe, delegates and coordinates all nursing care and patient teaching provided throughout the hospital while striving to promote harmony in the unit.  The RN is responsible for meeting all standards associated with performance, nursing practice and nursing care.  This is a highly visible role with a large degree of physician as well as patient interaction.


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, treats each patient with dignity and care, and maintains 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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