Location Address: 7050 Gall Boulevard Zephyrhills, Florida 33541
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Zephyrhills
FH Zeph/Dade City Named One of Americaâ™s Best Hospitals for Heart Care, Orthopedics, Stroke Centers and Patient Safety three years in a row âœ2017-2019â by the Womenâ™s Choice Award
Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A Spring/Fall 2018
One of only 35 Hospitals Nationally Named as a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group
Four Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures in 2019 by Health grades
First in Florida to earn Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee by The Joint Commission
You Will Be Responsible For:
Coordinates with the Director of Cardiovascular Services Procedural to meet the needs of Cardio-Pulmonary Rehab
Responsible for supplies and equipment related to Cardio-Pulmonary Rehab including ordering and evaluation of products necessary to maintain and grow the service line
Directly responsible for working with the physicians including the Cardiologists and Pulmonologists to ensure physician satisfaction, patient experience and lean production within Cardio-Pulmonary Rehab
Responsible for organizing, staffing, supervisory and evaluating the daily operation of the Cardio-Pulmonary Rehab Department. Includes processing timesheet correction forms and staffing schedules.
Acts as a preceptor and role model of employees
Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes
Participates in meetings for efficient facility function including but not limited to quality, patient safety, patient experience, safety huddles, productivity, and budgetary.
Focuses on maintain budgetary guidelines.
Participates in all aspects of acquiring and maintaining accreditations and certifications including ACC Chest Pain Center Accreditation and Heart Failure Accreditation.
Collaborates with staff and director on process improvement projects.
Participates in the staff evaluation process.
Keeps the patient flow and workflow maintained, and has great interdepartmental skills
Able to perform head to toe assessments on all patients and reassessments as per policy.
Able to revise plan of care as indicated by the patientâ™s response to treatment and evaluate overall plan at each visit.
Demonstrate knowledge of medications, treatments and their correct administration based on the age of the patient, infants through the geriatric population, and their clinical condition.
Follows the five medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring. Identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately based upon ACLS protocol.
Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning; family is included in teaching as appropriate.
Provides care appropriate to condition and age of the patient including infant, pediatric, geriatric and the general population.
Demonstrates extensive knowledge of cardiac disease/procedure/surgery: MI, CABG, coronary stenting, angioplasty etc.
Demonstrates extensive knowledge of pulmonary disease entities: COPD, adult and pediatric asthma, cystic fibrosis, etc.
Demonstrates extensive knowledge of cardiac stress testing: treadmill, chemical stress test, nuclear stress test, echocardiogram
Demonstrates extensive knowledge of various pulmonary testing/procedures; pulmonary function testing, peak flows, breathing treatments, etc.
Demonstrates knowledge of pain assessment and management policies and procedures.
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medication/healthcare errors.
Educates patients and families about cardiopulmonary risk factors, how to promote a healthy way of living.
Treats all patients and families with respect and dignity.
Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patientâ™s needs.
Communicate appropriately and clearly to , director, co-workers and physicians,
Maintains a good working relationship within the department and with other departments.
Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
Documentation meets current standards and policies.
Identifies and addresses psychological needs of patients and their families.
Stays current with new treatments/technology/advancements through continuing education, seminars/conferences, professional journals/societies.
Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
Accepts accountability for professional standards, own competence, and patient outcomes.
Coordinates patient care and offers assistance to others.
Fosters the development of other team members by establishing and maintaining open communication and follow-up/support of patient care activities.
Directs team activities and demonstrates a positive attitude towards all customers: patients, families, employees, physicians, and students.
Participates in unit specific and multi-disciplinary Performance Improvement activities at the hospital/ unit-based level.
Performs other duties as assigned.
What You Will Need:
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Basic Computer Knowledge
Strong written and verbal skills
Able to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and in writing
Two or more years of Acute Cardiac care nursing experience.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
2-4 years relevant clinical charge nurse experience
BSN and/or MSN
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Current State of Florida RN license
ACLS and BLS
Designs and implements Cardio Rehab treatment programs. Supervises and delegates appropriately to other Rehab Team members assisting with Cardio Pulmonary Rehab. Assists with departmental operations as directed by the Director or designate. Communicates effectively with and consistently provides excellent customer service to physicians. Assists in coordinating interdisciplinary communication. Provides direct patient care in the Cardio Pulmonary Department. Monitors patients during procedures/exercises for the detection of cardiac and pulmonary abnormalities; Maintains the preventative and restorative health needs for the patients. Provides patient education on disease entities; participates in performance improvement and Kaizen events. This position description is intended to describe the general nature and work responsibilities of the position. Employees are required to comply with the policies and procedures of AH Zephyrhills and AH Dade City as well as to perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned. All job responsibilities are subject to change as deemed necessary by Administration. The essential duties of the position have been determined as of the effective date of this position description. This position description may be supplemented and /or modified as changes to the position occur.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.