Founded in 1967, Doctors Hospital of Sarasota is a 155-bed facility located in the heart of Sarasota County, Florida. Doctors Hospital of Sarasota (DHoS) is part of the HCA North/West Florida Division of Hospitals, a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery and diagnostic imaging facilities, and a complete continuum of specialized healthcare programs that meet the healthcare needs of residents and businesses in North, West and Central Florida & Georgia communities. Our parent company, HCA, is the nation's leading provider of healthcare services.
In addition to being named among the Top 100 in the nation by Thomson Reuters, Doctors Hospital received the Everest Award for being both a 100 Top Hospital current performance winner and one of the 100 most improved hospitals on their five-year trend performance. DHoS has also been repeatedly named among the Top 101 Hospitals with Great Orthopedic Programs by Becker's Hospital Review.
At DHoS, we utilize complete computerized charting ("Electronic Health Record") for our patient assessment and care documentation. We also utilize eMAR, our electronic medication administration record for the delivery of all medications provided to our patients, which has significantly reduced errors associated when administering medications. In 2013, Doctors Hospital implemented our CPOE (Computerized Physician Order Entry) application called "Advanced Clinicals".
Our Orthopedic & Oncology Department
is a 44-bed unit, offering exceptional care for the patients we serve. Our Ortho/Oncology patient mix is typically 90% orthopedics, 5% oncology, and 5% general medical. The majority of the patients cared for in this unit are scheduled surgical cases.
- Skill Mix: RN, LPN, Unit Secretary, CNA, Student Nurse
- Major Equipment Used: IV pumps, IVAC, Dinamaps, Dopplers, Lifting Equipment, Accu-Check, Accu-Dose, Crash Cart
- Telemetry monitoring is available for Med/Surg patients as needed (remotely monitored from PCU)
- Orthopedic procedures offered: Anterior/Posterior Hip Replacement, Total/Partial Knee Replacement, Knee Arthroscopy, Kyphoplasty, and Laminectomy. (For further information about our Ortho/Spine Services offered, please visit our website at http://www.doctorsofsarasota.com/ and select the Ortho & Spine link.)
- Oncology treatment/procedures offered: Medical Oncology, Surgery, Chemotherapy, Pain Management, Hospice Care, Cancer Registry, Social Services, Religious Support, Nutritional Support, Support Groups, and Cancer Education. (For futher information about our Oncology Services, please visit our website at http://www.doctorsofsarasota.com/ and select the Cancer Care link under A-Z Services.)
- Special Certifications Needed: BLS through the American Heart Association; ACLS preferred; National Institute of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) certification required - available online at http://www.strokeassociation.org/ . National Certification for RNs in Orthopedics &/or Oncology preferred.
- Schedules: 12-hour shifts (0700-1930, 1900-0730); Full Time is considered 36 hours per week, including every other weekend; overtime available, but not mandatory; Self-scheduling is available
- Dress code: Professional scrubs (individual provides their own)
- Designated Charge Nurse who does not typically take an assignment on the day shift
- Lifting equipment available: Opera, Encore, Maxislides, Z-slides
At HCA North, West, Central Florida's and Georgia's 33 hospitals we're not just caregivers, we're devoted to caring. Located on the entire Gulf Coast of Florida, in Orlando and Georgia, we're on a journey to reach new heights in service excellence for our patients. As an integral part of the nation's largest healthcare system with more than 30,000 healthcare professionals on our team, we foster an environment where you will be supported, valued and encouraged to grow while experiencing the latest technology, enthusiastic coworkers and great benefits all in an upscale resort-like community.
Make excellence your goal by joining Doctors Hospital of Sarasota. To learn more and to apply, go to www.DoctorsofSarasota.com .Qualifications:
- Current licensure as an RN in the State of Florida.
- Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider through the American Heart Association.
- Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.
- Prior nursing background in post-surgical/ortho and oncology care preferred.
- National certification in orthopedic nursing &/or oncology nursing desired.
- Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
- Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
- Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.
Make excellence your goal by joining our family of hospitals. To learn more and to apply, go to http://www.morecareerchoices.com/ . EOE
A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom