Requisition No: 68729
Agency: Children and Families
Working Title: REGISTERED NURSE -CIVIL SERVICES- 60010621
Position Number: 60010621
Salary: BASED ON EXPERIENCE
Posting Closing Date: 01/17/2020
ALL SHIFTS AVAILABLE
MULTIPLE POSITIONS WILL BE FILLED FROM THIS ADVERTISEMENT
POSITIONS ARE LOCATED IN CIVIL SERVICES
The applicant selected to fill this position shall be required to submit to a pre-employment medical examination. This position requires lifting, pulling, and squatting. Duties of this position require the incumbent to be knowledgeable of and utilize the principles of Total Quality Management.
This is an entry-level professional nursing position within the nursing field (less than 1 year of medical/psychiatric experience) and possesses an entry level of nursing knowledge, skill and ability with responsibility for nursing care within the unit for residents assigned and serves as a nursing resource to the multi-disciplinary service implementation team. Specific duties and responsibilities are as follows:
a. Administer or supervise administration of medications (all forms), bloodwork, IVs, treatments, specimen collection and related nursing duties according to the Unit Dose Policy 150-35 of Florida State Hospital.
b. Participates in hospital infection control program/policies/guidelines (FSHOP's 153's) with documentation of information on a daily basis and routing to Infection Control Nurse for daily report.
c. Participates in assessment and formulation of initial service plan and subsequent plans of care for residents assigned.
d. Prepare or supervise nurse in preparing resident for EKG, EKG, consults, x-rays and related procedures.
e. Assesses, implements, documents manual holds, seclusion/restraint processes utilizing required documentation/forms.
f. Assist the medical physician during sick calls, during physical examinations, or as needed.
g. Responsibility for documenting or seeing that consultations, lab slips, x-ray reports, and related documents are properly reviewed by nurses supervised and follow-up with physicians/ARNP/PA as needed.
h. Coordinate residents' appointments outside the unit.
i. Provide emergency nursing care and examination of injuries with documentation and follow-up care as needed.
j. Responsible for proper maintenance and inventory of medical equipment and reporting to supervisor if repair needed.
k. Responsible for ordering and maintaining adequate resident/nursing and supplies with inventory and discarding any outdated supplies.
l. Responsive and compliant with current residents rights and advocacy issues; adheres to and complies with unit, hospital, and departmental policies and guidelines.
m. Accepts written, oral and phone orders from physicians, psychiatrists, ARNP's, PA's or dentists, transcribes orders and initiates or carries out orders.
n. Participates in the formulation of individualized residents' treatment plans.
o. Admits and transfers residents to and from home unit or other hospital facilities with proper forms completed and ensures that appropriate documentation accompanies residents.
p. Designates (in conjunction with physician) the mode of travel for residents with medical problems who are traveling off the ward for services or appointments.
Provides individualized and group counseling to resident (behavioral, medication, treatment) and psychotherapy as needed.