Shift: PRN/Per Diem
Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center is a 216-bed acute care hospital proudly serving Bay County and surrounding communities for 40 years. The hospital was recently named a Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures heart failure, heart attack, pneumonia, surgical care, and perinatal care for the fourth consecutive year and has achieved certifications for its stroke and wound care.
To provide professional nursing care utilizing the nursing process and maintaining compliance with the Florida Nurse Practice Act. The provision of this care is to be conducted in a collaborative manner with all members of the healthcare team in order to deliver quality care and the best possible patient outcome.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential core function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, experience, and ability necessary to perform this job.
ESSENTIAL CORE FUNCTIONS OF THE REGISTERED PROFESSIONAL NURSE:
Collects comprehensive data pertinent to the patient's health or situation
Analyzes the assessment data to determine the diagnosis or issues
Identifies expected outcomes for a plan individualized to the patient and the situation
Develops a plan that prescribes strategies and alternatives to attain expected outcomes
Implements the identified plan
Evaluates progress toward the attainment of the proposed outcome
Systematically enhances the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice
Attains knowledge and competency that reflects current nursing practice
Exercises independent judgment in relation to patient care based on level of experience and knowledge, while working within an interdisciplinary team
Evaluates own nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and guidelines relevant to statutes, rules, and regulations
Interacts with peers and contributes to the professional development of peers and colleagues
Collaborates with the patient, family, and others in a professional ethical manner
Integrates research findings into practice
Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost and impact on practice in planning and delivering nursing care
Leadership in the professional practice setting and the profession
Follows established patient safety guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient's care which results in harm
Performs unit specific duties as defined and represented by the unit specific competency requirements
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
Associate Degree in Nursing, Nursing Diploma, or Bachelor of Science in Nursing required from an accredited institution