Registered Charge Nurse
Full Time Day 0.9
Westside Regional Medical Center
We're always on the move. New technology. State-of-the art care. Campus improvements. You'll find it's an exciting time at Westside Regional Medical Center, a 224 -bed medical center and healthcare complex. Here, our 800 nurses and allied health professionals, along with 750 physicians, thrive in a fast-paced but friendly work environment. Our medical services, combined with programs in specialties varying from oncology to cardiology, from surgery to emergency care, illustrate why we are one of the best leading healthcare facilities in South Florida.
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, and employee stock purchase program.
The task and responsibilities of this position include:
Participates actively in the planning and distribution of patient assignments.
Evaluates the effectiveness of care and addresses any issues that affect the desired patient outcomes.
Supports nursing staff in communication with physicians to include accepting doctors' orders and communicating patient condition.
Facilitates the process of reporting patient status to the following shift of nursing personnel.
Manages the nursing care of assigned patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.
Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs.
Carries out physician orders.
Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, and monitors vital signs.
Provides respiratory and ventilator management and monitoring for patients.
Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
Instructs and educates patients and families.
Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Licensed Registered Nurse in the state of Florida or Recognized Compact Licensure (subject to Florida State Licensing Requirements, including/not limited to ongoing eligibility and duration provisions).
1-2 years of charge experience.
Medical Telemetry experience required
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.
Graduate from a school of Nursing
Associate (2 year) Degree required
Bachelor (4 year) Degree preferred