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Department: Recovery (PACU)
Schedule: Monday-Friday with Call Rotation
Shift: Days 12H
Hours: 48 Hrs Biweekly, Days 12 Hrs
Job Details:

Relationships and Caring.  These are what matter most, to our patients, our community and our dedicated team. 

 

At LRMC, We Promise:

~ To treasure all people as uniquely created

~ To nurture, educate and guide with integrity 

~ To inspire each and every one of us to do our very best

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

Required:  Must be knowledgeable of nursing process and its application to patient care.  Must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential job function and satisfactorily demonstrate required competencies in the care of patients, including department-specific and age-specific competencies.  Must practice safe critical thinking skills and make appropriate judgments/decisions re: patient care.  Current knowledge of the nursing role and scope of practice as defined by Florida Professional Regulation.  Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills; effective verbal and written communication; positive customer service.

EDUCATION:

Preferred:  BSN. 
BSN is strongly preferred for this position. If offered employment as a Registered Nurse and do not currently have a BSN it will be required to obtain the BSN within three (3) years of hire.

Required:  Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

EXPERIENCE:

Preferred:  Previous experience in an acute care patient setting preferred.
Required:  None required if normally scheduled to work at least 40 hours per pay period.  (If STEP or PTD and normally scheduled to work less than 40 hrs/pay period, must have minimum of one year full time experience in acute care hospital.)  May require previous experience for PACU, or, ED, L&D, radiology and Critical Care.  All RNs in the Resource Pool and the PILB (pay in lieu of benefits) position require a minimum of one year recent acute care experience.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/OTHER:

Preferred:  Certification in specialty.
Required:  Current license as Registered Nurse in Florida.  The Following certifications for specific departments are required: Resource Rool and PILB:  ACLS, PALS or similar certification within one year; Critical Care RNs must complete ACLS by the end of orientation period.  All RNs must complete 15 contact hours of education annually.

GENERAL SUMMARY:  Demonstrates commitment to the vision, core purpose/mission  and goals of LRMC, modeling the values and culture.  Delivers direct;indirect patient care utilizing the nursing process through data collection and assessment; implementation and prioritization of patient's problems and needs; and development/implementation/evaluation of a nursing plan of care.  Demonstrates sound judgment and critical thinking to assure the delivery of safe, quality, age-specific are; demonstrates department-specific competencies.  Delegates effectively to appropriate team members and is accountable for their patient care; reviews their work,  Documents accurately and in a timely manner.  Communicates and collaborates with other healthcare team members.  Effectively interacts with patients, families and physicians while maintaining standards of professional nursing practice and ensuring compliance with regulatory standards.  Adheres to organizational policies and procedures; regulatory accrediting body requirements and professional practice standards.  Promotes and participates in activities that demonstrate the achievement of patient, customer and employee safety and satisfaction.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

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