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RN Orthopedics $5000 Sign on Bonus

67210 - Orthopedics

Full-Time

Day

8:00am -5:00pm

None / Not Applicable

Associates Degree

The Registered Nurse independently plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care in patient care situations using standards of care and policy and procedure. Provides direct nursing care to patients. 

 $5000 SIGN ON BONUS

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – Other duties may be assigned.

  • Triages patients, verify allergies, symptoms & pharmacy. Utilizes nursing process to develop patient's plan of care which includes all of the following: assessment, re-assessments, implementations, planning, evaluation and patient teaching.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of safe medication administration; administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with nursing standards.

  • Demonstrates the ability to prioritize and organize patient care.

  • Timely and accurate documentation which reflects clinic standards.

  • Observes, records and reports patient's condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physicians. Proficient in Powerchart.

  • Prepares equipment and aids physician during treatment, examination and testing of patients.

  • Review lab and diagnostic test results with patients. Provides patient & family education regarding diagnostic procedures, medications, nutrition, and maintenance of health and wellness.

  • Instruct patients in collection of samples and tests.

  • Maintains/reviews patient records, charts and other pertinent information in Powerchart. Post tests and examination results in EMR.

  • Schedules OP radiology procedures; generates referrals to promote health as requested by physician.

  • Performs blood draws, urine dips, rapid streps, influenza, mono, CMP, CBC, cardiac inhalation treatments. Start IV's, bladder catheters, injections, EKGs, dressing changes and splinting.

  • Handling of specimens, performing lab testing in a timely manner. Verifying results in Powerchart. Daily & monthly QC controls for the Picollo, Abx, Biosite, & Status. Calibrating some instruments. Participates with proficiency testing. Verify integrity and dating of all lab reagents. Confirms abnormal results with Physician on duty.

  • Know where all procedures are located and follow as written for any lab performance, documents all corrective actions associated with quality control, instrumentation and proficiency testing.

  • Assist in ordering of reagents, lab supplies, and medical supplies.

  • Clean all surgical instruments and package up to send for sterilization.

  • Audit charts daily for missing charges and diagnosis.

  • Instruct patients in collection of samples and tests. 


EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of Associate's Degree required

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in a health care facility or private physician office

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Florida

  • Current certification in Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association required