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Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Ocala
Horse Capital of the World – Home to the World Equestrian Center
Affordable cost of living
Destination for outdoor enthusiast (golf, kayaking, horseback riding, nature trails)
Vibrant downtown area with award winning establishments
Family friendly with many parks and recreations
Driving distance to Gainesville, St. Augustine, Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota
Part of the community since 1898, providing healthcare to Marion County for over 120 years
AdventHealth Hospital Ocala offers a broad spectrum of services, with programs that are nationally recognized and accredited
Spectacular springs throughout the county
You Will Be Responsible For:
Rinse, prime and position all appropriate equipment, attach all required tubing, prepare dialysate, calibrate and check alarms, set monitors and perform a system check as required.
Provide the highest level of critical acute nursing care to ensure patient safety, comfort, and well being
Perform patient assessment prior to treatment and proceed with treatment based on such assessments and physician’s orders.
Obtain blood samples and other specimens as indicated by patient’s condition or as ordered.
Administer appropriate medications, blood and blood products ordered by the physician and/or as stated in polices.
Assess, evaluate and provide care for patients related to blood pressure and weight changes or other physical conditions, access patency, lab values, dialysate composition, blood and fluid flows.
Complete nursing notes after every dialysis treatment.
Notify the provider when appropriate. Communicate with patient’s primary nurse.
Administer treatment as indicated, including medications, use of oxygen and other therapeutic measures. Monitor blood pressure every 30 minutes or less.
Clean and dress access sites and other wounds in close proximity to the access site that may potentially contaminate the access using appropriate aseptic techniques.
Initiate and perform appropriate emergency procedures.
Participates in patient and family teaching as needed regarding dialysis treatment and End stage renal dietary recommendations.
Clean and sanitize equipment; dispose of disposable supplies as practiced by hospital protocols.
Maintain a safe environment for patient and staff by following infection control procedures.
Give the primary nurse a full report at completion of dialysis.
Have knowledge about continuous cycled peritoneal dialysis and peritoneal dialysis solutions
Have Knowledge about disequilibrium syndrome, air emboli, hemolysis and neuropathy.
What You Will Need:
Minimum one-year RN Experience in Critical Care
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
Active Florida R.N. license required
To utilize the nursing process in the direction and administration of Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis, and Apheresis as appropriate. This performance is in compliance with established structure, standards, process standards and protocols under the supervision of the Nursing Director, Nurse Manager, Clinical Leader or ADON.
The Registered Nurse will ensure the delivery of safe and effective patient care as defined by Adventist Health Systems and Advent Health standards of nursing care and is consistent with the therapies of other disciplines.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.