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Baptist Health has a commitment to strengthening the compassionate care we provide. With the addition of Boca Raton Regional Hospital, Baptist Health is able to provide the Palm Beach community expanded access to healthcare services.
Boca Raton Regional Hospital is an advanced tertiary medical center with 400 beds and is a recognized leader in Cardiovascular Care, Oncology, Women's Health, Orthopedics, Emergency Medicine and the Neurosciences, all of which offer state-of-the-art diagnostic and imaging capabilities. The Hospital is now a part of Baptist Health South Florida is the region's largest not-for-profit healthcare organization with more than 23,000 employees working across 11 hospital campuses and more than 100 outpatient facilities throughout Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward, and Palm Beach counties. In 2016 we welcomed the newest weapon in the fight against cancer, the world-class Miami Cancer Institute and proton therapy center.
Baptist Health South Florida is once again one of the 2021 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For! This is the 21st time Baptist Health has been recognized on the list. We have also been recognized for being among the best healthcare providers in the nation by U.S. News & World Reports in its 2020-2021 Best Hospitals report and have been honored as one of PEOPLE's 2020 50 Companies That Care by PEOPLE magazine and Great Place to Work.
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Provides patient care as part of a multi-disciplinary team based on national standards, and utilizing the nursing process.
Position Expectations & Responsibilities:
Registered Nurses must participate as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide patient care and to complete all physician orders, administer medications, treatments, tests and other patient needs in a timely manner and communicate effectively with all members of the patient care team.
RNs are expected to be competent in the appropriate use and functioning of equipment in the area of clinical practice and department requirements.
Participate in the department/hospital performance improvement program by conducting and monitoring patient care activities, preparing and submitting timely and accurate reports, proposing alternatives when problems are identified, evaluating the plan of care and following through on steps to problem resolution.
The Registered Nurse will delegate to and direct the care provided to the patient by the LPN, PCA and HUC appropriately and within the Nurse Practice Act and other regulating bodies. Expected to attend and participate in at least 50% of department staff meetings as well as participate in hospital meetings, forums and seminars. RNs will demonstrate leadership skills through appropriate decision making, delegation and supervision of duties, and functioning as a preceptor/resource to new staff, students and LPN/PCA staff. Expected to follow standard precautions and appropriate use of personal protective equipment.
Department Specific Application Skills:
Able to wear radiation protective lead aprons in excess of 8 hours while standing and walking.
Demonstrated ability to perform hemodynamic recording appropriate to procedure.
Demonstrates ability to circulate for all diagnostic procedures done in Imaging Services including: Radiology, CT, US, MRI, Specials, and Nuclear Medicine.
Demonstrated ability to perform all ancillary procedures in the Imaging Services Holding areas.
Demonstrated ability to administer all pre and post imaging procedure patient care.
Demonstrated proficiency in central line procedures.
Demonstrated proficiency in administration of blood/blood products.
Demonstrated proficiency in PICC insertion/removal.
Demonstrated proficiency at Port-a-Cath access.
Demonstrate ability to monitor and care for ICU/Telemetry patients while in Imaging Services.
Graduate of an accredited nursing school. (AD in Nursing, RN Diploma or BSN)
Minimum of one year experience is required.
Current Florida license as a Registered Nurse.
Must live within a 30 minute radius of BRRH for on call responsibilities.
BLS and ACLS certification by the American Heart Association.
NIHSS certification required.