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Registered Nurse RN - SSH PreAdmission Testing - PRN/DAY

 

Registered Nurse RN - SSH PreAdmission Testing - PRN/DAY

Department: SSH PREADMISSION TESTING
Status:
Pool/Per Diem
Shift:
Day
ReqID: req20802

South Seminole Hospital is a 206-bed, full-service, medical/surgical community hospital located in scenic Longwood, Florida. The hospital is a part of Orlando Health and serves the residents of Seminole County, Florida. Our team is dedicated to offering quality healthcare services and programs to meet the needs of our community. We use the latest equipment, perform the most advanced medical procedures and offer prevention, wellness and community outreach services. The hospital is also home to one of Orlando Healths three Air Care Team helicopter bases, allowing critical patients to be transferred to ORMCs Level I Trauma Center. South Seminole Hospital is home to Orlando Health Behavioral Healthcare, an 80-bed psychiatric hospital.

Modern Healthcare has recognized Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital in Longwood, Fla as Best Places to Work in 2020! This recognition program honors companies throughout the industry that empower employees to provide patients and customers with the best possible care, products and services. We are proud to have been awarded with this designation!

The South Seminole Surgical Services Department includes the Department of Anesthesia, Operating Room Suites (six [6] O.Rs), the Pre-Admission Testing, Endoscopy, Pre-Anesthesia Care Area, Post Anesthesia Care Unit, and Sterile Processing Department (SPD).

The RN Staff administers bedside care to patients in an ambulatory setting.

Education/Training

  • For Team Members hired into this job prior to January 1, 2020: Graduate of an approved school of nursing.
  • Effective January 1, 2020: New Hires and Team Members moved into this job and/or transferring Depts. must obtain a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree (BSN) within 36 months of placement.
  • Assumes responsibility for professional development and continuing educational.
  • Meets all mandatory and developmental requirements for Orlando Health and unit/department.

Licensure/Certification

  • Maintains current Florida RN license and BLS/Healthcare Provider certification.
  • ACLS certification for adult critical care areas. PALS required for Pediatric Critical Care areas. NRP required for Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). (See unit specific requirements for specialty certification)

Experience

  • Based on area of assignment, two years of hospital experience may be required. Must meet unit specific performance competencies.

Essential Functions

  • Assesses patients needs when developing an individualized plan of care for each patient.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on assigned unit.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span, assesses the data reflective of the patients status and interprets the necessary information needed to identify each patients requirements relative to age-specific needs.
  • Prescribes, delegates, coordinates, and documents patient care in a knowledgeable, skillful, and consistent manner. This includes but is not limited to patient assessment, education, medication administration, treatments, and patient safety.
  • Demonstrates competency in nursing skills and use of patient care/unit equipment as defined by unit-specific requisite skills.
  • Prioritizes patient care in an ongoing manner in accordance with Evidence-Based Practice Standards of Care.
  • Practices effective problem identification and resolution.
  • Delegates tasks and duties to healthcare team members in accordance with the patients needs and the team members capabilities and qualifications.
  • Communicates appropriate information regarding patient condition or unit concerns to other health care team members.
  • Maintains a safe and caring environment for both patients and family.
  • Integrates patient and family education throughout the delivery of care.
  • Participates in Process Improvement activities as assigned.
  • Demonstrates awareness of legal issues, patients rights and compliance with the standards of regulatory and accrediting agencies.
  • Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards.
  • Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures

Other Related Functions

  • Practices efficient use of supplies and maintains a clean, safe, and organized unit.
  • Provides input into staff development needs, hospital and/or nursing committees, nursing research activities, and performance management activities of co-workers and self.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

ADDRESS: 555 W. SR 434 Longwood FL

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