DescriptionSHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
Registered Nurse (RN) Progressive Care Unit
Full-Time Nights FTE 0.9
Westside Regional Medical Center
***$10,000.00 SIGN-ON ELIGIBLE***
External candidates only.Facility Description:
We're always on the move. You will find it is an exciting time at Westside Regional Medical Center, a 250-bed medical center and healthcare complex. Westside Regional offers the community the latest in the minimally invasive spine and colorectal surgery and is one of only nine Joint Commission certified centers in the United States for minimally invasive colorectal surgery. Not only are we certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Agency for Health Care Administration (ACHA), but also certified as a Thrombectomy Capable Center by the Joint Commission. We are a teaching and research facility, offering Graduate Medical Education (GME) programs in podiatry, surgery, and internal medicine. Since our founding in 1974, we have been committed to expanding and improving every facet of the organization, devoting significant time and resources to enhancing the facility, staff, and medical care.
At Westside, we care like family! We invite you to explore opportunities with a family-oriented team of more than 1,200 professionals, along with almost 750 physicians that thrive in a fast-paced but friendly work environment. At Westside Regional Medical Center, our medical services combined with compassionate care, illustrate why we are one of the leading healthcare facilities in South Florida.
We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Westside Regional Medical Center, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family's needs. Some of the unique benefits we offer include:
- Student Loan Repayment*
- Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs*
- Paid Personal Leave
- 401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
- Identity Theft Protection discounts
- Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
- Adoption Assistance
- Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)*
*If applicable, please refer to the CBA or the local HR office to confirm if this benefit applies to your position.Job Description: The task and responsibilities of this position include:
Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability to volume, census, and acuity.
Demonstrates responsibility and accountability in the performance and documentation of assessment, reassessment, individualization, and prioritization of the patient's Plan of Care in accordance with the department standards.
Evaluates patient's response to the Plan of Care, communicate to members of the health care team, and implements necessary changes to care based on patient assessment.
Demonstrates capability in assisting with emergency measures (code blue, etc.) until the physician arrives.
Ensures that all patients are welcomed and greeted upon arrival to the unit as per individual department plan.
Ensures that all patients transferred and discharged have paperwork completed including medication reconciliation, patient teaching...Delays in this process are communicated to the patient and/or family.
- Rounds hourly (or more frequently as needed) to reassess the patient's condition and document vital signs accordingly.
- Able to start, titrate, and monitor the approved drips for the Progressive Care Unit
Demonstrates a commitment to lifelong learning and ongoing professional development through such activities as education, certification, and participation in professional organizations.
Provides respiratory and ventilator management and monitoring for patients.
Monitors, records and communicates patient conditions as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
Provides preoperative care for open-heart patients, including preparation, education, and recording of all pertinent data
Provides post-open heart, post-ablation, post-cardiac cath, post stent, and angioplasty patient care.
Follows ACLS protocol in cardiopulmonary arrest/emergency situations.
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Demonstrates the ability to take care of AAA repair etc. Utilizes critical thinking, reporting pertinent data to physicians, and maintaining hemodynamic stability of the patient.
- Able to interpret EKG rhythms.
- Licensed Registered Nurse in the state of Florida o or Recognized Compact Licensure (subject to Florida State Licensing Requirements, including/not limited to ongoing eligibility and duration provisions).
- 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.
- Medical Telemetry or Critical Care experience required.
- Associate (2 years) Degree required.
- Bachelor (4 years) Degree preferred.
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