Fort Walton Beach Medical Center, located on Florida's Emerald Coast, seeks an experienced Charge Registered Nurse (RN) to join our Team!
The Emerald Coast features world famous vacation destinations of Destin, Fort Walton Beach and Okaloosa Island and is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
Fort Walton Beach Medical Center is one of the nation's top performers on quality measures for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care. The hospital has the tri-county's only comprehensive cardiovascular program. It is also the only acute care hospital in the area that offers open heart surgery, an Advanced Primary Stroke Center accredited by the Joint Commission, a Chest Pain Center and a Cancer Care Center that is affiliated with UAB and accredited by the Commission on Cancer.
Fort Walton Beach Medical Center is a Trauma level 2 facility. The ICU holds critical trauma patients , surgical patients, medical patients . This is a fast paced unit. Typicaly patients are sepsis, CRRT, TTM, ventriculostomy , metabolic disorders, post cath patients. Intensivist on site daily.
The purpose of the Charge Nurse position is to assist the Nurse Manager/Director in providing 24/7 nursing leadership to the nursing unit.
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED:
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:
Exemplary leadership skills
Tactful communication skills and the ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs
Supervision, delegation, conflict management and team building skills.
Flexible and resourceful and able to make decisions quickly
Reads and writes Basic English with the basic skills necessary to transcribe physician's orders
Basic computer skills
An EEO/AA Employer M/F/V/D.