Float Nurse RN

Job
22-120318
Facility
Wellpath East Operations Support
Type
Full-Time
Shift
Variable Shift
Recruiter
Courtney Ellison
Recruiter : Email
CoEllison@Wellpath.us

Why Wellpath

Join our Wellpath family and make a difference every day by providing care to society’s most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Our team has the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those of you whose calling it is to serve others, you’ve come to the right organization. This is your moment not only to advance your career, but to join a mission that aligns with yours. We are Wellpath. We are the right people, striving to do the right thing. We will continue to create healthier communities — wherever we go, wherever we grow — one patient at a time.


About this role

Float Nurse RN is responsible for assisting in the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. The registered nurse under the supervision of the Charge Nurse(s), directs and guides patient teaching and activities that commensurate with his/her education and demonstrated competencies.

Additional Details

Must be flexible in traveling site to site to various Florida sites.
o North Boward Bureau, BR CO
o Boward County Regional, BR CO
o Paul Rein Detention Facility, BR CO
o Joseph V Conte, BR CO
o Main Jail Bureau, BR CP O Detention Center (Palm Beach)
o Palm Beach County West Detention Center
o Saint Lucie County Jail

Competitive rates plus incentives.

What you bring to the table

Education

  • Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing

Experience

  • One (1) or more years clinical experience required
  • One (1) or more years correctional healthcare experience preferred
  • Must be willing and able to travel 100% of the time to sites within the designated region

Licenses/Certifications

  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) within the states of practice and the state in which you work, or a valid compact state nurse license
  • Current CPR certification

What you will do

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Under supervision of a Charge Nurse, assists in the assessment of the physical, psychological and social dimensions of patients in the Health Care Unit and, as necessary, in the housing units.
  • Assists in planning an individual treatment program by using available resources in planning care, and consults with Charge Nurse(s), DON and other staff as appropriate while applying knowledge and resources in planning care and patient teaching.
  • Assist the Director of Nursing (DON) to ensure that the technical and clinical skills of the Registered Nurses RNs are current that they function within the scope of their licensure, and nursing actions are not delegated to another provider for which that person is not prepared or qualified.
  • Implements individualized treatment programs as directed by the Health Care Practitioner.
  • Count controlled substances, syringes, needles and sharps at the beginning of each shift with another staff member and sign count logs.
  • Implements clinical and technical aspects of care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols. Intervenes with proper safety techniques, procedures and standard precautions.
  • Respond to “code” or patient crisis as set forth by the site policy and procedure.
  • Implements medical plan through administering medications in accordance with Health Care Practitioner’s orders and protocols: Administers medications according to proper techniques and procedures including IV therapy (when certified) and all other approved routes of administration. Uses pharmacy knowledge and available resources to include drug reaction and overdose in administration of medications.
  • Implements medical plans through obtaining diagnostic tests in accordance with Health Care Practitioner’s orders and protocols: Obtains body fluid specimens and performs EKG’s using proper techniques and procedures. Communicates information to ancillary departments using established referral process.
  • Assists the Health Care Practitioner in medical or minor surgical procedures as necessary and/or requested to meet individual needs of patients.
  • Implement nutrition and therapeutic diet plan through proper techniques and procedures as ordered by Health Care Practitioner.
  • Documents nursing encounters using the SOAP form of charting as required by policy and procedure.
    Review medical records to ensure nursing practice provided is within boundaries of State guidelines, and that all nursing recordings are in legible SOAP format to include the date, time, signature, and discipline.
  • Attends mandatory staff meetings and training.
  • Communicates information to nursing staff, physician, health care unit supervisory personnel or other staff as necessary.

Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

Our investment in you

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan options
  • Time off & leave benefits
  • 401K
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Parental benefits

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