Registered Nurse Patient Placement Part Time Evenings in Tampa, FL at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 11/5/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Function
  • Travel
  • Shift
    2 - Evening
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital Tampa

Job Description

Work Hours/Shift
Part time
Florida Hospital Tampa

Our hospital has celebrated many firsts in Tampa’s health care history since we opened our doors in 1968. Today, more than four decades later, Florida Hospital Tampa continues to offer innovative medicine as we elevate health care in the Tampa Bay region.

At Florida Hospital Tampa, our diverse clinical specialties provide world-class health care to our patients. We offer the most trusted, expert care in key specialties including cardiovascular care, neurosciences, orthopedics, women's health, cancer and surgery. Our skilled surgeons not only utilize minimally invasive and robot-assisted procedures, but they are also leaders in improving these advanced techniques.

You will be responsible for:
  • Communicates with courtesy when interacting with internal or external customers – in person or on the telephone.
  • Demonstrates respect for co-workers and develops positive working relationships with other departments.
  • Incorporates Caring Model behaviors and culturally competent care into daily practice.
  • Demonstrates organizational commitment standards and values.
  • Adheres to organizational standards for dress and professional appearance.
  • Demonstrates collaboration and teamwork in managing patient flow-i.e. promotes timely patient placement by following hospital policy for patient admission, discharge and transfer.
  • Participates in peer interviewing and peer review process.
  • Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost and impact on practice in the delivery of nursing services.
  • Assists to verify financial arrangements. 
  • Schedules all admissions with proper and acceptable diagnosis.
  • Verifies physician admitting privileges are active.
  • Performs screening of patients by diagnosis according to utilization guidelines provided by the PRO prior to admission to appropriately assign bed assignments.
  • Relays bed assignments (admissions, transfer, direct admits) to department personnel/receiving nursing units at time of patient’s admission.
  • Verifies that patients with same or like names are not placed in the same room.
  • Prioritizes admissions/transfers on basis of acuity, services needed by the patient, and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinates with other departments to assure room readiness.
  • Processes all admissions, transfers, direct admits, in-house and from other facilities, in a professional and timely manner.
  • Participates in Daily census meetings, to establish census- related problems and refers to the Administrative Nursing Supervisor for guidance/advice in admission/transfer/census –related problems.
  • Escalates any delays in patient flow to the Administrative Nursing Supervisor on shift.
  • Notifies Nursing Supervisor and Administrator on Call for any defer/declined transfers.
  • Demonstrates commitment to professional and personal growth-i.e. completes all mandatory educational requirements, maintains unit based certification, attends 75% of unit staff meeting, participates in clinical ladder will have additional expectations in this role.
What will you need?
  • Must possess the knowledge in medical and allied health services necessary to utilize screening criteria measured against the documented medical record.
  • Must be knowledgeable about medical terminology, levels of care, treatment modalities, and the health care delivery system with demonstrated ability to abstract medical information and interpret patient records.
  • Requires good interpersonal skills with ability to relate well with administration, physicians, patients, and other hospital employees.
  • BLS, ACLS (Preferred)
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Minimum two years’ clinical experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (Preferred)
  • Must be a registered nurse.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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