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Registered Nurse - Hematology & Oncology - BMC Pensacola

Company: Baptist Health Care
Location: Pensacola
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

The Registered Nurse provides care and education for the patient based on their illness, symptoms, and courses of treatment. Manages individualized, goal-directed nursing care through use of the nursing process and the principles of primary nursing in accordance with departmental and the practice policies and procedures. this position practices professional nursing by performing acts which require substantial specialized knowledge, judgment, and nursing skill based upon applied principles of psychological, physical, and social sciences.

Responsibilities

  • Provides professional nursing care to patients. Observes, assesses, performs nursing diagnosis, with intervention and evaluation of care of the patient as directed by providers.
  • Performs patient check in duties promptly, prepares equipment and aids Physician/NP during treatment and examination of patient. Assists physician/NP with examinations, diagnostic procedures and treatments when appropriate.
  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques.
  • Observes patient, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor or physician of patient's condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.
  • Obtains vital signs, collects samples, such as blood for testing and may perform routine laboratory tests, where applicable. Interprets basic cardiac arrhythmias and takes appropriate action
  • Maintains up to date and accurate documentation of nursing care provided to ensure the integration of information for use by the healthcare team, to ensure quality care.
  • Appropriately operates clinical equipment such as stress and EKG machines, cardiac monitors and defibrillators, SaO2 monitors, and IV infusion pumps.
  • Answers patient calls and requests in a timely manner.
  • Maintains current knowledge/certification/licensure.
  • Indirectly supervises Medical Assistants within the practice. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

    Qualifications

    • Technical Diploma/Certificate Nursing or Associates Degree Nursing Required. Bachelor's Degree Nursing Preferred
    • Registered Nurse Licensed State of Florida or eligible compact state Upon Hire Required and
    • BLS for Healthcare Providers (BLS) American Heart Association Upon Hire Required
    • Demonstrated proficiency in acute and chronic care nursing, knowledge, and skills
    • Demonstrates a clear understanding of quality improvement and patient satisfaction.

      About Us

      Baptist Health Care is a not-for-profit health care system committed to improving the quality of life for people and communities in northwest Florida and south Alabama. The organization includes three hospitals, four medical parks, Andrews Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, and an extensive primary and specialty care provider network. With more than 4,000 team members, Baptist Health Care is one of the largest non-governmental employers in northwest Florida.

Keywords: Baptist Health Care, Pensacola , Registered Nurse - Hematology & Oncology - BMC Pensacola, Other , Pensacola, Florida

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