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Seasonal Registered Nurse, Cardiovascular Unit, Bethesda East, Per Diem, 7P – 7A

Job: Nursing
Facility: Bethesda Hospital,
Primary Location: Palm Beach
Job Schedule: Per Diem
Job ID: 83726

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About Baptist Health South Florida:

Baptist Health South Florida and Bethesda Health have merged to launch a new era of healthcare in Palm Beach County. Together, we are developing and sharing best practices that enhance the level of care we deliver to patients and families.
Bethesda Health is a comprehensive, community-based hospital system that has grown with our community. One of the few remaining not-for-profit health systems in Palm Beach County. Our flagship hospital, Bethesda Hospital East (formerly known as Bethesda Memorial), has been a cornerstone of South Palm Beach County since 1959. The new Bethesda Hospital West opened its doors on January 8, 2013, ready to serve the expanding western communities of South Palm Beach County. Bethesda Health is also an Accredited Chest Pain Center, an Accredited Heart Failure Program, and Joint Commission certified in Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery. Bethesda Health employs over 2,500 employees and has 675 physicians. We invite you to join us now as we expand upon our promise to be the voice for each and every patient and nurse, providing quality health services in a caring manner.                                                                                    

Job Description:

Provides in depth professional nursing care to patients based on nursing assessments and diagnoses and the patient’s physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional needs, as well as on physician’s and multidisciplinary care plans.Assesses patient needs and develops the plan of care based on collection of data, both subjective and objective and observation of patients clinical status.

Initiates and administers therapeutic interventions, such as medications, IV therapy, oxygen therapy, etc., under the parameters of the Florida Nurse Practice Act and in adherence with the Policies and Procedures of Bethesda Memorial Hospital. Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures per nursing standards as well as assisting physicians with procedures. Directly and indirectly, through diagnostic devices, skillfully observes, evaluates and records the patients’ clinical conditions and critical events in the patient’s hospital stay, per nursing standards, through written or electronic documentation.  Recognizes, identifies and interprets emergency situations and initiates appropriate action. Evaluates the response to the plan of care and achievement of individualized mutually agreed upon goals; and revises and updates the plan as necessary. Interprets plan of care to patient’s significant others, as well as conducting formal and informal teaching sessions on disease entities, therapeutic regimes and wellness concepts. Collaborates with other members of the health care team and directly and indirectly supervises the care rendered by LPNs and ancillary staff.

Qualifications:

Graduate of an approved School of Nursing. Minimum of one-year experience. Registered Nurse in the State of Florida.  Certified in Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support.

Candidate must commit to work 3 consecutive months beginning December 1-March 31.

Plan A:  Work a minimum of 48 hours a pay period.  Required to work two weekend shifts per month.  Work one of the two major holidays.

 

Plan B:  Work a minimum of 72 hours a pay period.  Required to work four weekend shifts per month.  Work one of the two major holidays.

 

Plan C:  Work every Friday, Saturday, Sunday.

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