Registered Nurse - RN - PCU - FT Days(Job Number: 01147-4043)
Work Location: United States-Florida-Sarasota-Doctors Hospital - Sarasota
Job Type: Nursing - Professional
Are you looking for a rewarding career as a Registered Nurse? Become part of an awarding team of Registered Nurse’s here in the PCU department at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota. We have a dynamic team of Registered Nurse’s on staff and we are currently looking to add an additional Registered Nurse to the team. Our team of Registered Nurse’s take pride in nursing. Become a part of our team of Registered Nurse’s today.
Founded in 1967, Doctors Hospital of Sarasota is a 155-bed facility located in the heart of Sarasota County, Florida. Doctors Hospital of Sarasota (DHoS) is part of the HCA North/West Florida Division of Hospitals, a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery and diagnostic imaging facilities, and a complete continuum of specialized healthcare programs that meet the healthcare needs of residents and businesses in North, West and Central Florida & Georgia communities. Our parent company, HCA, is the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services.
In addition to being named among the Top 100 in the nation by Thomson Reuters, Doctors Hospital received the Everest Award for being both a 100 Top Hospital current performance winner and one of the 100 most improved hospitals on their five-year trend performance. DHoS has also been repeatedly named among the Top 101 Hospitals with Great Orthopedic Programs by Becker’s Hospital Review.
At DHoS, we utilize complete computerized charting (“Electronic Health Record”) for our patient assessment and care documentation. We also utilize eMAR, our electronic medication administration record for the delivery of all medications provided to our patients, which has significantly reduced errors associated when administering medications. In 2013, Doctors Hospital implemented our CPOE (Computerized Physician Order Entry) application called “Advanced Clinicals”.
Our Progressive Care Unit (PCU) is a 40-bed unit, offering exceptional care for the patients we serve.
Skill Mix: RN, LPN, Unit Secretary/Monitor Techs, Certified Nursing Assistants, Student Nurses
Major Equipment Used: IV pumps, Dinamaps, Dopplers, Lifting Equipment, Accu-Check, Accu-Dose, Crash Cart, Telemetry
PCU hosts a variety of patient acuities/diagnoses including: Medical Telemetry, Post-Surgical, Progressive Care/Step-down from ICU, Pre/Post Cardiac Cath Lab (Diagnostic and PCI cases), Neuro, and Cardiac.
Multiple cardiac drips are managed within the PCU including (but not limited to: Dopamine, Nitroglycerin, Cardizem, and Amiodarone.
Special Certifications Needed: BLS & ACLS certifications required through the American Heart Association; National Institute of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) certification required – available online at http://www.strokeassociation.org/.
Special Competencies/Skills Needed: Past telemetry training course preferred with ability to demonstrate proficiency in rhythm interpretation
Schedules: 12-hour shifts (0700-1930, 1900-0730); Full Time is considered 36 hours per week, including every other weekend; overtime available, but not mandatory; Self-scheduling is available
Dress code: Professional scrubs (individual provides their own)
Designated Charge Nurse who does not typically take an assignment on the day shift
Lifting equipment available: Opera, Encore, Maxislides, Z-slides
For further services provided at DHoS, please visit our main hospital website at http://www.doctorsofsarasota.com/ and click on the “Services” link.
At HCA North, West, Central Florida’s and Georgia’s 33 hospitals we’re not just caregivers, we’re devoted to caring. Located on the entire Gulf Coast of Florida, in Orlando and Georgia, we’re on a journey to reach new heights in service excellence for our patients. As an integral part of the nation’s largest healthcare system with more than 30,000 healthcare professionals on our team, we foster an environment where you will be supported, valued and encouraged to grow while experiencing the latest technology, enthusiastic coworkers and great benefits all in an upscale resort-like community.
Current licensure as an RN.
Current certification as a BLS and ACLS Healthcare Provider through the American Heart Association required upon hire.
Current cardiac experience desired.
Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.
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.
Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.