Driving distance to Gainesville, St. Augustine, Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota
Part of the community since 1898, providing healthcare to Marion County for over 120 years
AdventHealth Ocala offers a broad spectrum of services, with programs that are nationally recognized and accredited
Spectacular springs throughout the county
You Will Be Responsible For:
Maintains safe practice by demonstrating unit specific clinical competency and demonstrating compliance with all regulatory standards.
Demonstrates safe practice in the administration of medications.
Ensures safe and effective handoff communications and documentation of such between care givers.
Demonstrates sensitivity to pain management by alleviating and reducing pain to level acceptable to patient.
Integrates ethical decision making into daily nursing practice.
Integrates research findings and Evidence Based Practice into practice.
Acts as a patient advocate.
Demonstrates critical thinking skills appropriate to level of experience.
Integrates population specific standards when planning care.
What You Will Need:
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Graduate of a school of Nursing.
Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of experience as a Critical Care Registered Nurse.
Current registration with Florida State Board of Nursing
Valid American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, AND
Valid AHA Advanced life support certification (ACLS, PALS, NRP) per specialty/unit requirements
Skills required for work in critical care area
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing
Experience in a specialty area(s)
The Rapid Response Nurse-RN utilizes the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation) to delegate, coordinate and provide safe, therapeutic nursing care to patients/families. This individual makes independent judgments/decisions and takes action regarding a wide range of routine and complex patient issues, operating under guidelines of the Rapid Response Team Protocols.
The Rapid Response Nurse-RN collaborates with appropriate disciplines to coordinate continuity of patient care from admission through discharge in support of the medical and nursing plans of care. The Rapid Response Nurse-RN acts to support adult inpatient care needs within the facility. This includes the care of critically ill patients and transport from an inpatient unit to the ICU. He/she responds as Code Blue Nurse, promoting effective team interactions, patient assessment, ACLS interventions and complete/accurate documentation. The Rapid Response Nurse-RN responds to and assists with stroke alerts, assisting with plan of care and CT initiation. The Rapid Response Nurse-RN provides house wide support for assessments, specialized equipment, medication administration and a variety of staff needs.
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