RN Med/Surg/Orthopedics

Location
Gainesville, Florida
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Dec 07, 2017
Closes
Jan 15, 2018
Ref
00039-12563
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

North Florida Regional (NFRMC) is a 432-bed, full-service medical and surgical acute care center serving North Central Florida and offering comprehensive cardiovascular care, oncology, orthopedics, neurosciences, minimally-invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery, weight loss surgery and treatment, womens health and wound therapy, among other services. A proven leader, NFRMC is fully accredited, is certified as a Primary Stroke Center and a Quality Top Performer by The Joint Commission in four consecutive years, is an accredited Chest Pain Center, is designated as a Blue Distinction™ Center for Knee and Hip Replacement, Spine Surgery and Bariatric Surgery and recognized by U.S.News & World Report for its High-Performing Gynecology Program in 2010.

 


 


 


 

POSITION SUMMARY:

 Provide professional nursing care to patients utilizing the nursing process. To collaborate with other members of the health care delivery team including physicians, to deliver quality health care.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1.     Demonstrates knowledge and application of the nursing process. 2.     Participates and cooperates in the unit based Quality Improvement processes. 3.     Supports, maintains and provides an environment which is supportive of quality patient care through effective use of resources and personnel. 4.     Practices, develops and endorses customer service skills in relationships with internal and external customers. 5.     Serves as the patient and family advocate with respect to the patients right to privacy by protecting confidential information. 6.     Plans and implements patient care and teaching based on a total assessment and the age of the patient. 7.     Evaluates and documents patient response; monitors and recognizes changes in physiological and psychosocial status; takes appropriate action based on assessment of the patient. 8.     Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, qualify of care or the services delivered. 9.     Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system.  Uses system to report potential patient safety issues. 10.  Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patients care which results in patient harm. 11.  Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements. 12.  Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety. 13.  Regular, punctual and dependable attendance. 14.  Other duties as assigned.

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