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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 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
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: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905027411
About Palmetto General Hospital
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.