AdventHealth Daytona Beach
Location Address: 301 Memorial Medical Parkway Daytona Beach, FL 32117
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Daytona Beach
- Immediate Health Insurance Coverage
- Great benefits such as: Educational Reimbursement
- Career growth and advancement potential
- High quality of life with low cost of living on the shores of sunny Daytona Beach, FL.
Full Time Nights 7 pm to 7 am
You Will Be Responsible For:
· Formulates, implements and evaluates an individualized plan of care for each patient, based on identified needs/problems, in collaboration with the patient/significant others.
o Provides all aspects of therapeutic nursing care, based on established standards. Demonstrates competency in all procedures within the scope of practice, as appropriate to the ages of the patients served:
o Physically assesses each patient and identifies needs/problems within the time frame established in nursing standards and protocols.
o Established and prioritizes nursing diagnoses for all patients, based on initial assessment data.
o Develops and documents a plan of care for all patients, based on the medical and nursing diagnoses identified during the initial assessment.
o Implements and documents nursing actions that promotes the maintenance, restoration or rehabilitation of the patient's psycho-social and biophysical well-being.
o Identifies and documents discharge planning needs.
o Identifies and documents patient/family educational needs.
o Evaluates the effectiveness of the plan of care and makes revisions on an on-going basis.
· Assures the implementation of the prescribed medical regimen, including but not limited to:
o Administration of all IV’s, blood and blood products, in accordance with established nursing standards and protocols.
o Administration of all medications, in accordance with established nursing standards and protocols, with no more than three (3) variances per year.
o Performance of treatments and procedures without deviation from established nursing standards and protocols.
o Demonstrates competency in all procedures within scope of practice, as appropriate to the ages of the patients served:
o Implementation of physicians' orders on all patients.
· Assures the accurate processing of physicians' orders, including but not limited to:
o Documentation of all verbal and telephone orders on the Physicians' Order Sheet, indicating the date and time received.
o Documentation of the accurate processing of physicians' orders with signature, date and time.
· Assures the documentation of the patient's response to nursing plan of care in all areas of the medical record, in compliance with established nursing standards and protocols.
o Ensures that documentation is concise, legible and completed prior to the end of the shift.
o Corrects errors in documentation according to established nursing policy.
· Prescribes delegates and coordinates all nursing care as defined by and provided throughout the hospital.
o Prescribes patient care activities to accomplish and nursing plan of care.
o Delegates aspects of patient care to appropriate nursing staff based on staff qualifications and competence.
o Coordinates nursing care in conjunction with therapies directed by other disciplines.
o Establishes priorities for treatment and care.
o Assures all aspects of direct patient care are met to include but not limited to: personal hygiene, answering call lights, transporting, etc.
· Provides for a safe and supportive environment for all patients, families and co-workers.
o Identifies and monitors all patients and implements preventive measures according to established nursing standards and protocols.
o Reports all abnormal test results, significant changes in vital signs and symptomatology to the physician at time of identification.
o Follows all infection control policies and procedures without exception.
o Operates equipment in accordance with established hospital standards to avoid physical injury or damage to equipment.
o Verifies safety of all equipment prior to utilization.
o Removes unsafe/dysfunctional equipment from use and initiates appropriate repair process.
o Assures the availability of emergency equipment and pharmaceuticals.
o Checks and replenishes crash cart supplies and other emergency equipment according to established nursing standards and protocols.
§ Responds to all emergency and disaster situations.
o Performs in professional manner during crises or emergency situations.
o Communicates the patient's response to nursing plan of care to the oncoming shift.
§ Ensures change of shift report is complete, concise and accurate.
§ Communicates and/or consults with appropriate personnel regarding situations requiring follow-up.
o Reports observed deviations from established nursing standards and protocols or the Nurse Practice Act to the immediate supervisor in a confidential manner.
o Protects the rights of all patients.
· Contributes to the monitoring of the quality and appropriateness of patient care delivered.
o Completes required Quality Improvement documentation in a timely manner.
o Reports problems or concerns regarding the quality and appropriateness of patient care delivered, to the immediate supervisor.
o Complies with the philosophy of Total Quality Management.
§ Contributes to the fulfillment of the unit's mission.
§ Actively participates in the ongoing process of the unit Customer Satisfaction Plan.
· Demonstrates positive communication and interpersonal skills with patients, families and all members of the health care team.
o No justified complaints are received regarding attitude, conduct and/or performance.
o Demonstrates the team concept, and works in a cooperative manner with all co-workers and supervisory staff.
o Utilizes the appropriate chain of command to resolve conflicts.
· Attends meetings/education programs pertinent to areas of practice.
o Demonstrates 100% compliance with mandatory meetings through attendance, written testing or make-up sessions.
o Attends minimum of 50% of scheduled staff meetings.
o Attends education programs pertinent to the area of practice.
· Contributes to the smooth operation of the Nursing Department.
o Demonstrates the ability to function in a leadership role.
o Demonstrates flexibility as patient care needs and census change.
o Deals effectively with complex assignments.
o Cooperates with temporary reassignment as given by immediate supervisor, in a positive manner.
o Participates in the orientation program by providing learning experiences to new employees and student nurse affiliates.
o Serves as a committee member.
o Performs other related duties, as assigned.
· Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
· Active Florida R.N. license required
· Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
· Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification
The Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of coordinated nursing care for a patient or an assigned group of patients within a patient care unit and for the day-to-day management and supervision of the related clinical activities. The Nurse is responsible for supervising and responsibly directing the activities of various levels of assigned nursing personnel utilizing both professional and supervisory discretion and independent judgement. Uses the nursing skills of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation I their patient care delivery. Primary function is the delivery of competent, compassionate, and cost effective nursing care. To utilize the nursing process in the direction and administration of the medical and nursing plan of care. This performance is in compliance with established policies, procedures and protocols under the supervision of the Nurse Manager, Director, and Vice President of Clinical Services, and or designee.