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Memorial Healthcare System | Hollywood, Florida
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Job Description

Summary:

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:

Essential:

* 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: Ability to identify, analyze and effectively solve problems.
* ORGANIZATION SKILLS: 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.

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Education:

Essential:

* Accredited Program

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Education specialization:

Essential:

* Nursing

Credentials:

Essential:

* BLS Certification
* Registered Nurse License

Education equivalent experience:

Essential:

* Registered/Professional Nursing Program

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Other information:

Required Work Experience: 1 year

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Working conditions:

Essential:

* 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%

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Organizational Profile:

When the City of Miramar was founded back in 1955, fewer than 200 people lived there. Today, it's home to 200,000 residents who can call upon Memorial Hospital Miramar when they need outstanding compassionate care. With 178 beds, Memorial Hospital Miramar includes 162 acute-care beds, a 16-bed Level II NICU, and The Family Birthplace, which has welcomed nearly 30,000 babies into the world since the hospital opened in 2005.

Services also include:

* Cardiac Telemetry Unit
* Imaging Services
* Intensive Care
* Women's Services
* Adult and Pediatric Emergency Departments
* Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital Pediatric Therapy Services
* [U18] Sports Medicine for athletes 18 and younger
* Memorial Rehabilitation Institute

Memorial Hospital Miramar has been named by Truven Health Analytics and Modern Healthcare magazine as one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals, and has won the Guardian of Excellence Award from HCAHPS Press Ganey every year since 2008.

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.

About Memorial Healthcare System

Memorial Healthcare System is the public, non-profit healthcare provider serving South Broward County. The healthcare system's mission is to provide safe, quality, cost-effective, customer-focused healthcare services to its patients regardless of their ability to pay, with a goal of improving the health status of the community it serves. Among its facilities are Memorial Regional Hospital, Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital, Memorial Hospital West, Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke and Memorial Manor Nursing Home.

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