Location Address:4200 Sun N Lake Boulevard, Sebring, FL 33872
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Sebring
Up to $15K sign on bonus and relocation incentives
Faith Based & Mission driven Facility
Largest Employer in the County
Surrounded by beautiful Lakes, Golf Courses and Florida’s oldest State Park
Close knit community with a hometown family feel
2 hours to just about any beach on either Coast
You Will Be Responsible For:
All essential functions must be performed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The performance of this position requires substantial specialized knowledge, judgment, and nursing skill based upon applied principles of psychological, biological, physical, and social sciences.
Performs the job expectations of the Registered Nurse in his / her assigned care area.
Follows the principals of AIDET in all patient and family interactions.
Effectively follows the chain of command to escalate issues unable to be resolved at the unit level.
Demonstrates professionalism and leadership qualities
Evaluates quality of patient care and outcomes based on care and treatments administered.
Directs and coordinates the activities of nursing personnel on the designated shift overseeing staff and patient care
Assures staff performs real time documentation including review of task lists at least every two hours and prompt initiation and signs off of physician’s orders.
Advises the nurse about appropriateness of calling the physician
Assists staff in using the electronic quality management tools to evaluate a patient’s current treatment plan to ensure quality outcomes based on established indicators.
Uses chart audit reports to monitor adherence with documentation guidelines and assists staff to achieve documentation goals.
Provides support and information to appropriate member of the interdisciplinary team when problems arise with families, physicians, or other caregivers, utilizing the proper chain of command.
Promotes on the job training of all staff members through coaching, mentoring and evaluation.
Serves as a role model for staff by collaboratively working with the staff and physicians.
Coordinates orientation of newly assigned staff. Facilitates clinical experiences to meet employee needs.
Participates in development and review of departmental policy/procedures and recommend revision.
Participate in employee appraisal program.
Acts in behalf of Nurse Manager when necessary.
Facilitates patient management and throughput by:
Effective bed management
Communicating effectively with key stakeholders including affected physicians and departments
Participates in daily Case Management Discharge Huddles
Coordinates Nurse / Physician rounding
Assessing patients for appropriateness of level of care designation and facilitating movement when indicated
Effectively manages the patient care area by promoting two-way communication.
Assists in data collection for process improvement projects including restraints.
Participates in staff meetings and supervisory meetings.
Assess staffing to ensure compliance with unit staffing matrix and patient acuity.
Conducts daily staff huddles for information exchange
Prepares appropriate written documentation on problems regarding staff
Keeps manager/director informed of any immediate concerns between physicians/staff/patients
Assigns mealtimes for nursing staff
Coordinate development/implementation/evaluation of department specific education and assess the effectiveness of training
Coordinate each new employee orientation process and serve as preceptor as needed.
Keep staff informed of new policies/procedure changes and unit issues
Other Duties as assigned
What You Will Need:
Mental and emotional stability, demonstrating a courteous and calm approach to all contacts with patients, visitors, and health care team members.
Mature judgment and the ability to handle confidential information within Florida Hospital guidelines and applicable regulations.
Personal qualities such as kindness, compassion, understanding, integrity, respect, sense of humor, discretion and confidentiality.
Ability to communicate verbally in English and in written form with persons of varied backgrounds in a respectful, effective and professional manner.
Ability to learn and apply computer related applications and programs, including using electronic keyboards and other peripheral devices.
Critical thinking / problem solving skills
Teamwork, tact and conflict resolution
Organizational, multitasking and prioritization skills
Ability to provide leadership, direction, and solve complex problems
Accurate documentation within the electronic medical record
Ability to demonstrate proficiency in clinical skills, multi-tasking, and a professional bedside manner
Knowledgeable in assigned areas of patient care including health promotion and maintenance
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Minimum of Diploma in Nursing
Minimum of One (1) year experience in area of assignment
Current Florida RN License
BLS – condition of employment
ICU, PCU, CPCU:
Minimum of ADN or BSN or MSN
Minimum of BSN or MSN
Skill and Knowledge include but not limited to care for the critically ill patients with cardiopulmonary or multisystem failure illnesses:
Induced Hypothermia Therapy
Minimum 2 years of experience in area of assignment
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Critical Care and Critical Care Stepdown:
ACLS within 90 days of employment or transfer
Basic EKG Class within 90 days of employment or transfer
Basic Critical Care Course within 9 months of employment or transfer
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
BSN or MSN
Previous healthcare experience
Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in area of assignment
The Charge Nurse is an RN assigned a specific unit who assumes assigned management responsibilities for a designated time, implements policies, gives input into staffing patterns, maintains supplies and equipment, participates in process improvement projects and staff development programs to ensure delivery of quality care. Assists with responsibilities for the coordination of patient care using a multidisciplinary approach in accordance with the Hospital's Mission, physician, and patient expectations.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.