Plantation, Florida

Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


Registered Nurse (RN)
Vascular Imaging

Full-Time Days FTE 1.0
Westside Regional Medical Center
Plantation, FL

 
Facility Description:
 

We're always on the move. You will find it is an exciting time at Westside Regional Medical Center, a 250-bed medical center and healthcare complex. Westside Regional offers the community the latest in minimally invasive spine and colorectal surgery and is one of only nine Joint Commission certified centers in the United States for minimally invasive colorectal surgery. Not only are we certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Agency for Health Care Administration (ACHA), but also certified as a Thrombectomy Capable Center by the Joint Commission. We are teaching and research facility, offering Graduate Medical Education (GME) programs in podiatry, surgery and internal medicine. Since our founding in 1974 we have been committed to expanding and improving every facet of the organization, devoting significant time and resources to enhancing the facility, staff and medical care.

At Westside, we care like family! We invite you to explore opportunities with a family-oriented team of more than 1,200 professionals, along with almost 750 physicians that thrive in a fast-paced but friendly work environment. At Westside Regional Medical Center, our medical services combined with compassionate care, illustrate why we are one of the leading healthcare facilities in South Florida.

 

Benefits:

 

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program and employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

 

Job Description:
 
The Registered Nurse (RN) performs safe and effective nursing care to all patients utilizing the nursing process. Responsible for injection of medications, contrast media, or sedations which the patient may require while in the Imaging Department. Responsible for monitoring patients during conscious sedation and all vascular procedures, biopsies, and drainages. As a Registered Nurse (RN) in Vascular Imaging, some of your primary task and responsibilities will be to:
  • Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to volume, census and acuity.
  • Follow through with assignments and informs supervisor if unable to complete task.
  • Demonstrate responsibility and accountability in the performance and documentation of assessment, reassessment, individualization and prioritization of the patient's Plan of Care in accordance with the department standards.
  • Prioritize and delegate patient care activities based on accurate patient assessment and staff capabilities.
  • Utilize restraint with appropriate justification and documentation with regards to patient safety.
  • Evaluate patient's response to the Plan of Care, communicates to members of the health care team, and implements necessary changes to care based on patient assessment.
  • Demonstrates capability in assisting with emergency measures (code blue, etc.) until physician arrives.
  • Promote teamwork, work with multidisciplinary groups and facilitate problem-solving tasks, using critical thinking techniques.
  • Report and Document concerns/issues to Supervisor and Risk Management as indicated.
  • Demonstrate understanding and compliance with Advanced Directives, End of Life Issues, Hospice and Post Mortem care.
  • Ensure that all patients are welcomed and greeted upon arrival to unit as per individual department plan
  • Ensure that all patients transferred and discharged have paper work completed including medication reconciliation, patient teaching, delay in this process are communicated to patient and/or family.
  • Round hourly (or more frequently as needed) to reassess patient's condition and documents vital signs accordingly.
  • Identify role as a team member and works efficiently to achieve goals of team, department, and hospital.
  • Demonstrate to patients, family members, physicians, and co-workers courtesy and caring through customer service skills.(Utilizes the Standards of Excellence)
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate clearly, directly, and professionally. Does not participate in gossip. (Maintains and enhances self esteem, Listens and responds with empathy, Involves the customer)
  • Demonstrate professional behavior in actions and consistently portrays a positive attitude. (Maintains and enhances self-esteem, Listens and responds with empathy, Involves the customer).
  • Respect diversity of each individual (e.g. patients, families, physicians, and co-workers).
  • Manage conflict effectively and/or seeks appropriate assistance from the Director or HR to resolve conflict.

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Qualifications

  • Licensed Registered Nurse in the state of Florida or Recognized Compact Licensure (subject to Florida State Licensing Requirements, including/not limited to ongoing eligibility and duration provisions).
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification 
  • Associate (2 years) Degree required (ASN) required
  • Bachelor (4 years) Degree preferred (BSN) preferred
  • Minimum of two years of experience in Critical Care Nursing.

  • One year of experience in Vascular Imaging or ICU or Cath Lab or Interventional Radiology required.

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