The Registered Professional Nurse is responsible for identifying the patient's alterations in health, assessing the patient's human response to actual and potential health problems, implementing nursing interventions based on theoretical concepts from nursing and other arts and sciences to achieve outcomes for the patient that facilitate resolution of alterations in health and actual and potential health problems, determining the effectiveness of nursing interventions by evaluating anticipated patient outcomes as needed to achieve optimal patient outcomes.
Whenever possible, the patient, the family or those significant to the patient are an integral part of the assessment, planning intervention, and evaluation efforts of the Registered Nurse.
The Registered Nurse is responsible to supervise/ direct care provided by Licensed Practical Nurses and Unlicensed Assistive Personnel. The Registered Nurse is responsible to assign/delegate care to other qualified members of the health care team. The RN coordinates care between other professional disciplines as needed.
Activities which contribute to a positive work and professional environment are performed.
The Registered Nurse provides and coordinates care to achieve the organization's mission of excellent patient care and nursing's vision of setting a new standard of excellence in autonomous and accountable nursing practice committed to patient advocacy and innovative patient care in a climate of trust and collaboration.
Must successfully pass a FBI Level 2 screening for this position
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Current RN license in state of Florida. BSN and professional nursing board certification
preferred at time of hire. All nurses hired after July 1, 2014 without a BSN will be required to
obtain a BSN within three years of hire. All nurses hired after July 1, 2014 without a
professional nursing board certification will be required to obtain a professional nursing board
certification after two years of hire or at the certification eligibility date for those certifications
requiring more than two years of experience.
One year of clinical based experience preferred.
Motor Vehicle Operator Designation:
Employees in this position:
Will operate vehicles for an assigned business purpose as a 'frequent driver'
NOTE: A frequent driver is defined as one who uses his/her personal or Shands automobile
a) at least once daily, b) at least five individual trips per week or c) drives, on average, over 150 miles per week in the performance of his/her job.
Licensed to practice nursing in the state of Florida. Professional nursing board certification in specialty area preferred. Specialty certification required with two years of specialty experience at UF Health Shands or certification eligibility date for all nurses hired after July 1, 2014.
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