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Full Time Registered Nurse, Pre Op and PACU

Company: Central Florida Surgi Center
Location: Lakeland
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Registered NurseDEPARTMENT: Pre/Post-OperativeREPORTS TO: Director of NursingFLSA STATUS: Non-ExemptPOSITION SUMMARYAssesses, plans, implements, evaluates and documents nursing care of patients in accordance with established Federal, State and accreditation standards and ASC policies and procedures. This position is accountable for the quality of nursing services delivered by self or others who are under his/ her direction. Participates in direct patient care and maintains a clean, orderly and safe environment.PEFORMANCE EXPECTATIONSTo perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:Critical Thinking - Ability to make sound nursing judgment based on nursing theory. Demonstrates primary nursing accountability through coordination, communication and continuity of patient care. Must be able to assess, prioritize, plan and implement direct patient care in an effective manner.Interpersonal - Demonstrates a positive, friendly and courteous manner. Maintains effective communication with patients, families, physicians, and other staff. Able to work within a team. Balances team and individual responsibilities. Recognizes each department's significance and works appropriately with other departments. Good communication skills: oral and written. Complies with HIPAA regulations.Job Knowledge/ Responsibilities - Performs their duties in an ethical and legal manner within the scope of their license as defined by the State of Florida. Complies with reporting adverse incidents. Maintains medical records in an accurate and legible manner. Has the ability to adhere to work schedule, be organized, manage time effectively and in a cost effective manner. Ability to respond to emergent situations. Participates in continuing education/in-service training as needed, staff meetings, and the QAPI/Infection Control programs. Ability to work independently and within a group. Follows physician orders and directions from management. Actively participates in the development of a healthy work environment. Assists in training new staff when needed.Attendance - Arrives to work area on time and has minimal absences.EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATES/LICENSES/ REGISTRATIONSGraduate of an accredited Nursing Program requiredBachelor's of Science Degree in Nursing preferredCurrent Florida RN License, Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) requiredMaintains and renews professional license in a timely manner.Adult Cardiac Life Support(ACLS) preferredMust have at a minimum previous nursing experience in at least one of the following settings: ambulatory surgical center (ASC), PACU, ICU, Medical Surgical or Telemetry floors.Must be able to provide proof of their identity and their right to work in the United StatesLANGUAGE SKILLS/COMPUTER SKILLSPrinter, copier, telephone, and faxKnowledge of patient monitoring and emergency equipmentPHYSICAL DEMANDSThe employee must be able to:Walk, stand and sit for prolonged periods of timeOccasionally be able to lift and/or move up to 25 poundsOccasionally be able to push up to an excess of 200 poundsOccasionally be able to pull/ lift patients with the assistance of other personnel and or assistive devices, up to an excess of 400-500 poundsOccasionally be able to bend, stoop, kneel and climbACCIDENT OR HEALTH HAZARDSRegular exposure to blood and body substancesExposure to needle sticks possibleBloodBorne pathogen risk classification category Exposure to substances/chemicals i.e. alcohol, peroxide, bleachWORKING CONDITIONSWorks in well-lit and ventilated surroundings including pre-operative/ PACU areas, nurse's stations, procedure rooms, lounge, etc.May occasionally be exposed to outside environmentIND123

Keywords: Central Florida Surgi Center, Lakeland , Full Time Registered Nurse, Pre Op and PACU, Healthcare , Lakeland, Florida

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