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  • Job ID 1905002573
  • Date posted 01/22/2019
  • Facility Palmetto General Hospital

Position Summary:
Delivers professional and technical nursing care to pediatric(>2 years), adolescent, adult and geriatric patients undergoing surgical procedures in collaboration with care directed by the medical staff. Nursing care delivered complies with the objectives and policies of the hospital. Utilizes the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation when delivering surgical nursing care. Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members to provide age/developmentally appropriate care in accordance with unit standards. Performs nursing techniques for the comfort and well being of the patient. Prepares equipment and assists physician during surgical procedures. Takes emergency call as assigned by the department head. Works assigned shifts but may be asked to work beyond the regular tour of duty as assigned by the department head or nursing supervisor.


Position Qualification: (Training, Education, Experience, Skills and Abilities)
Graduate from an approved nursing educational program as defined by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN)
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) from American Heart Association, and CNOR card preferred
One year Perioperative experience preferred
Excellent physical assessment and critical thinking skills
Positive affect, demonstrated leadership and time management skills
Effective oral and written communication skills in the English language
Visual and hearing senses must be adequate to assess/detect changes in human physiological conditions
Ability to perform effectively in a fast paced and stressful environment
Required Licenses/Certifications:
Current Florida RN License
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card, and CNOR card preferred

Communication Skills:
Ability to effectively communicate in writing and orally with all levels of the organization

Job: Surgical Services
Primary Location: Hialeah, Florida
Facility: Palmetto General Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Rotate

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