To provide direct care to patients on an assigned unit using the nursing process of advanced assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Functions and performs all technical aspects of nursing care within the framework of established policies and procedures of Charlotte Regional Medical Center. Responsible for managing care of assigned patients and guiding and directing the activities of ancillary staff. May function as charge nurse. Functions on the nursing unit as assistant to the physician.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Assesses and analyzes the health status of patients in assigned nursing unit in a comprehensive manner. Plans patient care on assigned unit in collaboration with the patient, family, and health care team. Directs and implements patient care activities on assigned unit to ensure the delivery of quality care. Adheres to standards established in the nursing department proficiency program. Evaluates quality and effectiveness of patient care and nursing activities. Responsible for the maintenance and management of the nursing unit on a shift-to-shift basis. Demonstrates a commitment to professional accountability and growth. Applies principles of cardiac monitoring in assessment and planning for assigned patients. Where appropriate, performs population(s) served patient assessment demonstrating awareness of growth and development for each age group. Demonstrates knowledge of population(s) served assessment, recognizing psychosocial levels and development patterns. Provides for age appropriate stimulation and learning needs. Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, inservice meetings, and workshops. Actively participates in such organizations/associations and provides feedback on relevant programs in a timely manner.
Education and Training:
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Minimum: Associate Degree or Diploma required.
Licensure, Certification and/or Registration:
Current FL RN License, Current BLS and ACLS, NIH certification within 90 days of hire.
Satisfactorily completes BKAT testing upon hire. Minimum 2 years experience in ICU or CVICU nursing or successful completion of a critical care program.
Must abide by Charlotte Regional's guiding principles of SUPER CARE:
S ense of Ownership
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A ttitude is friendly and warm
Charlotte Regional Medical Center - Adding Life to your Years
With a family-like atmosphere, current technology, competitive wages and benefits, this award-winning hospital is looking for talented and dedicated individuals like you! Our Communities and Region Punta Gorda The name Punta Gorda means "Broad Point" and dates back to the landing of Ponce de Leon in 1513. It is the only incorporated city in Charlotte County and is more than 14 miles square with slightly more than 14,000 residents. Situated approximately 100 miles south of Tampa on the Gulf Coast with easy access from I-75, this community continues to offer leisurely, uncongested and unhurried living. Charlotte Harbor flanks the northwest side of the city offering 129 square miles of sparkling water, clear sunshine, fishing at its finest, wildlife in abundance and a casual, friendly atmosphere that appeals to those who are seeking the natural pleasures of life. The recently revitalized downtown has cobblestone streets and gas lamp streetlights. The residential area features many brick streets lined with stately royal palms and many old Florida-era tin-roofed homes boasting wide verandas.
About Charlotte Regional Medical Center Located in Punta Gorda, Charlotte Regional Medical Center is a full-service hospital dedicated to abiding by the mission of: Caring professionals dedicated to serving our community. Founded in 1947, 208-bed Charlotte Regional is Joint Commission Accredited and an award-winning hospital, with stroke services, orthopedics, and respiratory programs earning national distinction. For more information, visit www.CharlotteRegional.com.
Excellent Benefits • Medical, Dental, Vision• 401k• Life Insurance, AD&D• Short and Long Term Disability• Child Care Reimbursement (up to $50 per week)• On-Site Child Care / Sick Child Care • Tuition Assistance• Flexible Scheduling• Generous Shift Differentials•Free Gym Membership • Discounted Theme Park Tickets
Charlotte Regional Medical Center - 19 months ago