Registered Nurse (RN) Medical Surgical
Company: University Hospital - Broward County
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: November 22, 2021
SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
Registered Nurse (RN)
Surgical 4th Floor-Medical Surgical
Part-Time Nights FTE 0.5
University Hospital and Medical Center
University Hospital and Medical Center is a 317-bed acute care
hospital offering a wide range of surgical and medical services
Since opening in 1974, we have distinguished ourselves as a leader
in breakthroughs in orthopedic care as well as joint replacement.
We continue to build on this tradition in our Orthopedic and Spine
Institute. Our Center for Behavioral Health offers inpatient child,
adolescent, adult and geriatric services while our outpatient
services include a Partial hospitalization program (PHP), Intensive
outpatient program (IOP) and a 24 hour behavioral health support
hotline. They are also a certified Baker Act receiving facility.
University is licensed by Florida's Agency for Health Care
Administration and certified by the Joint Commission as a Primary
Stroke Center. Our family-friendly ER provides expert,
compassionate care for patients of all ages and special
accommodations for seniors. Other specialty services include a
wound care center as well as comprehensive diagnostic services
accredited in multiple modalities including pediatric CT imaging by
the American College of Radiology.
We continue a proud tradition of providing high quality
personalized care in our local community. Explore possibilities to
join our team where colleagues are valued and pledge to treat one
another with loyalty, respect, and dignity.
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including
competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth
opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do
excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical,
dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement,
employee discount program, and employee stock purchase program. We
would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
We are looking for a passionate dedicated Registered Nurse (RN) to
work in our Medical Surgical / - Orthopedic - department. There are
40 beds in the unit. The nurse to patient ratio is 1:6. The
Registered Nurse must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and
skills necessary to provide care based on physical, psychosocial,
educational, and safety needs. As a Registered Nurse (RN), some of
your primary responsibilities will be to:
Demonstrate leadership in upholding Standards of Care and
Demonstrate ability to perform assessment, interventions, care,
treatment, and education based on defined age specific annual
Demonstrate awareness of and respect for patient/family needs in
relation to rights, confidentiality, privacy, security, complaint
resolution and spiritual and cultural needs.
Address all patients by preferred name, introduces self, and states
purpose of visit.
Continuously prioritizes patient needs based on interpretation of
data, assessment / reassessment and initiate appropriate measures
including reporting variations of diagnostic studies / change in
Monitor patient response to current plan of care and partners with
Physician toward goal achievement.
Demonstrate knowledge of and complies with infection control
policies as applicable.
Document pertinent nursing notes to reflect: change in condition,
transfer and discharge.
Review routine physician orders within two (2) hours and accurately
transcribes to MAR. -Initiates STAT orders within one (1) hour.
Identify and document patient/family education in collaboration
with other disciplines and implements initial and ongoing education
relevant to those needs based on disease process, diet, pain
management, medication, medical equipment and continuing care needs
Demonstrate knowledge of specific disease process, treatment,
intervention, and response based on age specificity.
Assess for pain, intervenes, and monitors level as per policy.
Accurately complete intra-facility transfer - form at time of
Demonstrate knowledge of the need to report actual and potential
patient safety issues to supervisor and through the facility
occurrence reporting system as evidenced by verbalizing examples of
reportable patient safety issues.
Demonstrate ability to report a medical/healthcare error and safety
issues as evidenced by appropriate occurrence report entry.
Document clearly, legibly and accurately.
Adhere to all hospital policies.
Licensed Registered Nurse in the state of Florida or -Recognized
Compact Licensure (subject to Florida State Licensing Requirements,
including/not limited to ongoing eligibility and duration
American Red Cross or American Heart Association Advanced Life
Support Course (ALS or ACLS) and certification.
American Red Cross or American Heart Association Basic Life Support
Course (BLS or BCLS) and certification.
American Red Cross or American Heart Association Pediatric Life
Support Course (PALS)and certification.
Orthopedic -Nurse - Certified -(ONC) -preferred.
2 Year Associate Degree in Nursing (ASN).
4 Year Bachelor Degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred.
1-2 Years of Registered Nurse (RN) experience in an acute care
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