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RN - Med Surge - Orthopedics, FT, Nights, $10,000 Sign on Bonus, MHW: MHW - 5 West Orthopedics - Pembroke Pines, FL - Orthopedic at Memorial Hospital West

RN - Med Surge - Orthopedics, FT, Nights, $10,000 Sign on Bonus, MHW: MHW - 5 West Orthopedics - Pembroke Pines, FL - Orthopedic

Memorial Hospital West Hollywood, FL (Onsite) Full-Time

RN - Med Surge - Orthopedics, FT, Nights, $10,000 Sign on Bonus, MHW: MHW - 5 West Orthopedics - Pembroke Pines, FL

Provides direct patient care in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the organization.

Detailed responsibilities:
• Plans, implements, and evaluates patient care based on patient assessment to optimize outcomes and maximize available resources. Monitors, documents, and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
• Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including disposition, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.
• Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.
• Effectively delegates patient care to ancillary personnel. May precept student nurses and new hires.

Competencies and skills:
• STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR: Acts in a manner that supports the standards of communication, respect, privacy, and teamwork by demonstrating a commitment to professional and ethical conduct.
• CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by promptly addressing internal/external customer issues/requests, resolving concerns while maintaining a professional image and behavior to build and enhance the patient/family/customer experience.
• ACCOUNTABILITY: Accepts ownership of job roles and specific assignments/goals; works independently, takes responsibility for own actions; admits mistakes and judgment errors; and accepts constructive feedback. Connects personal work results to the accomplishment of team and organizational goals.
• RESPONDING TO CHANGE: Accepts change and adapts in a positive and productive manner; handles unexpected situations and changes in direction calmly and with confidence. Views new assignments and job responsibilities as an opportunity for growth.
• PATIENT SAFETY - NURSING: Complies with and ensures patient safety practices in the clinical setting.
• DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF PLAN OF CARE: Develops and implements a nursing care plan based on the patient's individual needs, an interdisciplinary approach, and evidence-based practices.
• PROBLEM SOLVING - PATIENT CARE: Ability to identify, analyze and effectively solve problems.
• ORGANIZATION SKILLS (4): Organizes work to achieve maximum efficiency.
• PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE: "Provides Patient and Family Centered Care to patients, families, visitors and internal customers"
• KNOWLEDGE OF DISEASE PROCESS: Applies knowledge of practices and interventions for specific populations with specific conditions.

• Accredited Program

Education specialization:
• Nursing

• BLS Certification
• Registered Nurse License
• BLS American Heart E-Card

Education equivalent experience:
• Registered/Professional Nursing Program

Other information:
Complexity of Work: Department specific credentials- ONCC Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Provider Certificate Required for those RN's administering chemotherapy.- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required for ICU, ED, PACU, Endo, Tele, OB, MHN Pre-Op and Specialty Procedural areas.- PALS required for Pediatric areas with the exception of NICU. Certification in Fetal Monitoring through National Credential Center or through AWOHNN (Intermediate or Advanced) for L&D RN's.- Newly licensed RN's have 6 months to obtain ACLS and/or PALS, and Fetal Monitoring if L&D.Note: For added clarification, see Mandatory Education Requirements Grid.

Required Work Experience: One (1) year of work experience.

Working conditions:
• Bending and Stooping     80.00%
• Climbing     40.00%
• Keyboard Entry     80.00%
• Kneeling     60.00%
• Lifting/Carrying Patients 35 Pounds or Greater     80.00%
• Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient     80.00%
• Lifting or Carrying 25.01 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient     40.00%
• Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient     80.00%
• Pushing or Pulling 26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient     80.00%
• Pushing or Pulling > 75 lbs Non-Patient     80.00%
• Reaching     80.00%
• Repetitive Movement Foot/Leg     40.00%
• Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm     80.00%
• Running 40.00%
• Sitting     60.00%
• Squatting     80.00%
• Standing     80.00%
• Walking     80.00%
• Audible Speech     80.00%
• Hearing Acuity     80.00%
• Smelling Acuity     40.00%
• Depth Perception     80.00%
• Distinguish Color     80.00%
• Seeing - Far     80.00%
• Seeing - Near     80.00%
• Bio hazardous Waste     80.00%
• Biological Hazards - Respiratory     80.00%
• Biological Hazards - Skin or Ingestion     80.00%
• Blood and/or Bodily Fluids     80.00%
• Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens     80.00%
• Cytotoxic Chemicals     60.00%
• Dust     60.00%
• Gas/Vapors/Fumes     80.00%
• Hazardous Chemicals     80.00%
• Hazardous Medication     80.00%
• Computer Monitor     80.00%
• Domestic Animals     40.00%
• Fire Risk     40.00%
• Heating Devices     40.00%
• Magnetic Fields     40.00%
• Moving Mechanical Parts     40.00%
• Needles/Sharp Objects     80.00%
• Potential Electric Shock     40.00%
• Potential for Physical Assault     40.00%
• Wet or Slippery Surfaces     60.00%

Organizational Profile:
Memorial Hospital West opened in 1992 with 100 beds to serve the growing population of western Broward. Today, the hospital has 384 beds and is one of the busiest and most technologically advanced in the region.
Memorial Hospital West’s many respected specialty programs include:

• Medical and Surgical Services
• Adult and Pediatric Emergency Departments
• Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute
• Memorial Cancer Institute
• Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, including Broward County’s first adult inpatient autologous transplant unit
• Memorial Neuroscience Institute
• Memorial Rehabilitation Institute
• Bariatric/Weight-Loss Surgery Program
• The Family Birthplace
• Women’s Services
Truven Health Analytics and Modern Healthcare magazine named Memorial Hospital West one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals in 2013 and 2014 – and the hospital has been consistently recognized by The Leapfrog Group with an “A” Ranking for Patient Safety.

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.

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