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Registered Nurse - PACU

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: PERI - ANESTHESIA SERVICES - GC
Categories: Nursing
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 9:00 AM-5:30 PM
Schedule: Evenings

Description:

Why are so many talented nursing professionals flocking to Lee Health?

Stability: Nearly 100 years of quality service.

Growth: Expanding services to meet the needs of the community, with construction underway for the new Golisano Children’s Hospital scheduled for completion in 2017, and Gulf Coast Medical Center plans to double in size by 2020, resulting in a 624 bed hospital.

Reputation: HealthPark Medical Center and Lee Memorial Hospital have been ranked among America’s 50 Best Hospitals, placing these hospitals in the Top 1% of more than 4,500 hospitals in the nation!

Location: Beautiful Fort Myers/Cape Coral in Southwest Florida.

Responsible for the safe delivery and documentation of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Perform responsibilities in five areas of nursing practice utilizing critical thinking, management, problem solving and differentiation of urgency in the role of clinician, teacher, researcher, leadership and professional development. Responsible for directing and coordinating nursing care for patients based on established clinical nursing practice standards subscribed to by American Nursing Association and in accordance with the Florida Nurse Practice Act and other regulatory standards. Collaborate with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes. Support the organizations vision and mission. Use knowledge of patient's age and cultural diversity into the provision of patient care. Contribute to the provision of quality nursing care through excellence in customer service and performance improvement techniques that demonstrate positive outcomes in patient care. The nurse practice is guided by the code of ethics for nurses with interpretative statements.

Requirements:

IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TO INCLUDE A RESUME WITH YOUR APPLICATION

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.

Experience: Must have 2 years of current RN/PACU experience in hospital setting. Must be able to take CALL as required for this position. Qualified individuals will successfully complete the competency assessment.

Training: Proof of American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS), current for a minimum of 90 days after hire date. For units that require American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), current for a minimum of 90 days after hire date.

License: Currently licensed in the State of Florida

Other: Communication and interpersonal skills, basic computer skills, and customer service skills required. Certification in specialty area preferred.


Job Specifications (Physical & Mental Requirements)

External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis. If the requirement is not marked, then it is considered not applicable.

General Requirements (has the ability to…)
Sit - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Stand - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Walk - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Drive - Bend - Climb - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Kneel - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Crouch - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Twist - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Maintain Balance - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Reach - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Overhead Work- Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)

Sensory Requirements (has ability for…)
Far Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Near Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Color Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Depth Perception - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Seeing Fine Details - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Hearing Norm Speech - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Hearing Overhead Pages - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Telephone use - Continually ( i.e. Daily)

Mental & Emotional Requirements (ability to…)
Cope with high level of stress - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Make decisions under high pressure - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Cope with anger/fear/hostility of others in a calm way - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Manage altercations - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
Concentrate - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Handle a high degree of flexibility - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Handle multiple priorities in stressful situation - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Work alone - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
Demonstrate high degree of patience - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Adapt to shift work - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
Work in areas that are close and crowded - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Hand Manipulation (ability with…) Simple Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Firm Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Fine Manipulation - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Use of Keyboards - Continually ( i.e. Daily)

Required Lifting (ability to lift…)
Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
11 to 24 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
25 to 34 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
35 to 50 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
51 to 75 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
76 to 100 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Over 100 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
Pushing/Pulling (ability to push and pull…)
Up to 10 lbs -
11 to 24 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
25 to 34 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
35 to 50 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
51 to 75 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
76 to 100 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Over 100 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)

Environmental (may be exposed to…)
Infectious Diseases - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Chemical Agents - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
Others (note below)

Accepts flexible schedule to meet unit needs Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)