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Registered Nurse Med/Surgical Unit (01356-5071)

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Company: HCA Healthcare

Location: Miami, FL

Date Posted: August 12, 2014

Source: HCA Healthcare

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The Medical Surgical RN manages the nursing care of critically ill patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. The tasks and responsibilities include:

* Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs.
* Carries out physician orders.
* Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs.
* Provides respiratory and ventilator management and monitoring for patients.
* Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care.
* Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
* Instructs and educates patients and families.
* Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
* Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
* Orients and mentors new staff members.
* Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Qualifications

Required Job Qualifications include:

* Current licensure as an RN.
* Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider and ACLS.
* Graduate of an accredited school of ...

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The Medical Surgical RN manages the nursing care of critically ill patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. The tasks and responsibilities include:

* Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs.
* Carries out physician orders.
* Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs.
* Provides respiratory and ventilator management and monitoring for patients.
* Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care.
* Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
* Instructs and educates patients and families.
* Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
* Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
* Orients and mentors new staff members.
* Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Qualifications

Required Job Qualifications include:

* Current licensure as an RN.
* Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider and ACLS.
* Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.
* Experience in acute care setting, telemetry step-down preferred
* Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
* Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.

Keywords: Medical Surgical Registered Nurse, RN, Step Down Unit, Step Down, SDU, PRN

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