Location Address:7050 Gall Boulevard Zephyrhills, Florida 33541
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Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A Spring/Fall 2018
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Four Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures in 2019 by Health grades
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You Will Be Responsible For:
Monitors LOC and vital signs of patient
Provides patient care using the nursing process to provide assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation according to established protocols and evidence-based clinical practice standards
Removal of venous and arterial sheaths using manual or mechanical pressure to ensure hemostasis
Monitors site post sheath removal sites for hematoma
Provides education to patient and patient’s family regarding in-hospital care and discharge instructions
Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes
What You Will Need:
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Knowledge of cardiac anatomy.
Knowledge of critical care medication.
Competency in Moderate Sedation.
Excellent assessment skills.
Able to learn and comprehend the hemodynamic monitoring software.
Able to quickly learn and follow departmental policies and procedures.
Experience with Windows operating system.
Knowledge of the all anatomy including circulatory neuro systems.
Responsible to maintain all required registries and licenses to perform Registered Nursing duties.
Able to operate all equipment in post cardiac recovery unit
Assists in patient flow through the Invasive Cardiology areas to Cardiac Step Down Unit or discharge home
Assists in training new employees once becoming independent.
Performs properly and legibly documents and assessments in Cerner system in accordance with department policies.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:
Recent post cardiac cath care experience.
Able to perform safe and proper technique for sheath pulls
Able to identify and intervene for hematomas
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Recent acute care experience.
Graduate of accredited school of Nursing.
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Current Florida licensure as a Registered Nurse
ACLS & BLS
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
2-3 years of post-cardiac cath recovery experience.
Critical care experience
Responsible for directing and coordinating all nursing care for step down patients, post cardiac catheterization, electrophysiology studies, peripheral studies/interventions and cardiac device implants, based on established clinical nursing practice standards as specified by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses Cardiac Recovery Registered Nurses. Care includes monitoring LOC and vital signs (NIBP, HR, O2 Sat, and Respirations) of patients recovering from moderate sedation. Responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation and evaluation according to established protocols and evidence – based clinical practice standards. CRU and CSDU Registered nurses remove arterial and venous sheaths holding manual or mechanical pressure to ensure hemostasis. Post sheath pull patient arteriotomy sites are monitored for hematoma. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes. Supports the organization vision and mission. Contributes to the provision of quality nursing care through the performance improvement techniques that demonstrates positive outcomes in patient care. Cardiac Recovery Registered Nurses require a high degree of knowledge in anatomy of the heart, circulatory, and neuro system in a critical care environment.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.