Registered Nurse PCU Nights - US-FL-Lake Wales - Progressive Care Unit
Company: AdventHealth Lake Wales
Location: Lake Wales
Posted on: May 13, 2022
Registered Nurse PCU Nights - US-FL-Lake Wales
- Benefits from Day One
- Paid Days Off from Day One
- Debt-free Education (Certifications and Degrees without
out-of-pocket tuition expense)
- Nursing Clinical Ladder Program Our promise to you: Joining
AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It's about
belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each
person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind, and spirit.
AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and
grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ.
Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences
you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that
together we are even better. Schedule:--Full Time Shift:--Nights
3/12's 7p-7a--including every other weekend Location:--410 South
11th Street, Lake Wales, 33853 Unit Highlights
- As a Progressive Care Unit, our adult patient population
consists of a vast array of disorders that require a multisystem
- This unit is truly blessed with exceptional Assistant Nurse
Managers and Charge Nurses; however, the PCU is most proud of our
bedside initiatives and the informal leaders working amongst the
staff every shift.
- We have a very involved team on our unit! We work together on
initiatives such as patient experience, staff engagement, patient
safety, and weekly updates.
- --Leaders support the day-to-day operations with the nurse
manager. Our assistant nurse managers have divided themselves up to
support the frontline team to provide growth opportunities. They
support the team with timely communication of day-to-day changes in
our health care system.
- We serve adults through geriatric lifespan of development that
require complex, comprehensive multidisciplinary care. The care
team is comprised of nurses, patient care techs, monitor techs,
HUCs, infection preventionists, care managers, physicians and
nursing leaders. The nurse-to-patient ratio is 1:4 PCU patients.
All of our nurse's complete specialty training in ACLS and EKG
monitoring. There are opportunities to become Dubroff, port
certified and learn central line maintenance and care. Our unit
works with contracted hospitalist group MDs to support the patients
plan of care and throughput to discharge. The community you'll be
- AdventHealth Lake Wales is a licensed 160-bed hospital, with
24-hour emergency care and outpatient services including imaging,
rehab, lab and wound care, that has been serving the community and
- As a part of the AdventHealth network patients will have
greater access to a wide range of innovative therapies, new
research, leading-edge technology and an extensive team of medical
- Lake Wales is located in Central Florida in between Orlando and
Tampa and is home to the Historic Bok Tower Gardens and Bird
Sanctuary. The role you'll contribute: The Registered Professional
Nurse (RN) is responsible for providing and supervising direct and
indirect total nursing care responsibilities to identified age
specific groups. Utilizes the nursing process (assessing, planning,
implementing and evaluating) in achieving the goals of the nursing
department.-- Adheres to the AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan
and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and
federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in
outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in
maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. The
value you'll bring to the team:
- NURSING KNOWLEDGE: Demonstrates the ability to assess and
interpret diagnostic data relative to patient age and condition,
including, but not limited to lab results, non-invasive monitoring
data and interdisciplinary team notes. Nursing practice reflects
the application of knowledge and skills pertaining to all
diagnoses, procedures, medications, complications, and equipment
associated with unit patient population.
- PATIENT SAFETY: Nursing practice reflects the application of
knowledge, skill and adherence to all pertinent regulatory
standards.-- Follows strict infection prevention precautions.
Adheres to policy and procedure regarding all aspects of medication
safety. Practice reflects importance of patient teaching and takes
advantage of opportunities, both planned and unplanned, to carry it
out in accordance with plan of care.
- COMMUNICATION: Promotes an exceptional patient experience by
abiding to compassion and image standards and fostering excellent
nurse-patient relationships through effective/therapeutic
communication with the patient, family, and visitors, including but
not limited to and as applicable, hourly rounding. Exhibits ability
to utilize appropriate techniques, verbiage, and resources in all
interactions with the patient to their level of understanding.--
Communicates effectively with interdisciplinary team by completing
thorough hand off communication in all situations. Follows chain of
command when appropriate.
- DOCUMENTATION: Demonstrates knowledge and skill in the
recording and accessing of all patient information in electronic
medical record according to policy and in real time. Performs
appropriate and legible documentation, recording all procedures and
assessments within established timeframes, and in accordance with
standards of care, departmental policy and practice guidelines.
Qualifications The expertise and experiences you'll need to
succeed: Minimum qualifications:
- Graduate of a school of nursing
- Current valid State of Florida or multistate license as a
- Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
- Advanced Life Support Certifications (ACLS, PALS, NRP) per
- EKG Preferred qualifications:--
- Bachelor's degree in Nursing
- Professional Certification This facility is an equal
opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local
anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
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