Cardiac Admission Recovery Unit RN - $15k Sign on Bonus
Holy Cross Hospital

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Posted in Medical and Nursing


Job Info


Employment Type:
Full time
Shift:
Day Shift

Description:
Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Florida is a full-service, non-profit Catholic hospital, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy and a member of Trinity Health.

SIGN ON BONUS OF $15K FOR 2 YEAR COMMITMENT
Job Summary:

  • Care provided is appropriate to the age of the patients served, as defined in the scope of service for the nurses area of practice, to include: Early Adulthood (19-45 years), Middle Adulthood (46-60 years),Later Adulthood (Over 61 years)
  • Demonstrates the ability to obtain information and interpret information in terms of the patient's needs.
  • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge of growth and development
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the range of treatment needed by these patients, procedure, transfer, or discharge.
  • Administers medications and treatments as ordered by the physician and in accordance with Policy and Procedure
  • Establishes nursing care priorities. Carries out assignments as indicated in a timely manner.
  • Monitor patients pre and post-procedure for vital signs, ECG, O2 saturation, arrhythmias, cardiovascular status changes, pain, mental status changes. Intervenes appropriately.
  • Performs other job related duties within job scope as requested by Director. Monitoring and managing patient flow into and out of the procedure rooms and ARU.
  • Performs other job related duties within job scope as requested by Director. Monitoring and managing patient flow into and out of the procedure rooms and ARU.
  • Responds quickly and appropriately in emergency situations requiring BCLS and/or ACLS. Is effective with ACLS procedure (i.e. Bag/mask ventilation, CPR, defibrillator operation, medication administration).
  • Documents thoroughly and accurately pre and post-procedure information, including H&P, lab results, hemodynamic data medication administration, pain assessment, physical assessment, bed assignment information, ARU log book.
  • Demonstrates clinical competency with blood draw, IV starts, blood glucose monitoring and quality control techniques and demonstrates clinical competency with ACT monitoring and quality control and running samples.
  • Demonstrates clinical competency with ACT monitoring and quality control and running samples.
  • Demonstrates clinical competency with sheath removal and can verbally state the potential hazards associated with this procedure. Demonstrates competency using topical closure patches in conjunction with manual/ C-Clamp pressure
  • Demonstrates clinical competency with the administration of IV moderate sedation.
  • Verbalizes correct drug dosages, knowledge of drug interactions, contraindications, etc., including reversal agents
  • Identifies problems, initiates nursing directions, provides direct/indirect nursing interventions and maintains appropriate patient clinical records.
  • Notifies physician in a timely manner of any pertinent physical/emotional findings and documents appropriately.
  • Evaluates and documents the patients response to nursing and medical intervention in accordance with Policy and Procedure.
  • Notifies physician in a timely manner of any pertinent physical/emotional findings and documents appropriately.
  • Evaluates and documents the patients response to nursing and medical intervention in accordance with Policy and Procedure.

You will work the day shift.

Job Requirements

Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. One year critical care

experience. One year previous diagnostic/invasive cardiac cath lab and/or recovery

experience preferred . Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Advanced Cardiac Life

Support (ACLS) within six months of hire.

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Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.



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