HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RN Rapid Response Code Team in Bradenton, Florida

** Blake Medical Center is seeking an experienced critical care nurse, dedicated to saving lives, to join our newdedicatedRapid Response/Code Team. BSN, BLS/ACLS, and National Certification preferred. Apply online today!

Blake Medical Center is located in Bradenton, Florida, just minutes from the beautiful Gulf Coast beaches of Manatee County. Our 383-bed, level II trauma center and has received official verification by the American College of Surgeons. Our Internal Medicine Residency Training Program began July 2016, allowing us to accept and teach resident physicians at our hospital. Blake is also a proud recipient of the American Heart Association’s Gold Fit Friendly Designation for our above and beyond dedication to employees’ health. Also, our Florida community, North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, ranks No. 3 overall and No. 1 in financial well-being on the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index®.

The Rapid Response/Code Team RN , in collaboration with physicians, physician extenders, and interdisciplinary team members, immediately evaluates our hospitalized patient(s) with early signs of clinical deterioration on non-intensive care units in an effort to prevent respiratory/cardiac arrest, admission to the ICU, and preserve the quality of life. The RN participates in all Rapid Response/Code alerts during their shift. The RN participates on committees to improve the quality and outcome of Rapid Responses/Codes. The RN partners with Blake’s Education Team to educate staff in rapid response/code management and improve the overall success of Rapid Responses/Code scenarios.

Our Rapid Response/Code Team is committed to the hospital's mission statement "to provide exceptional care to every patient, every time.”

Make excellence your goal by joining Blake Medical Center. We are looking for only the best talent. Apply online now!

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Education * Nursing Diploma or ASN required, BSN /highly /preferred. Licensure/Certification * Current Florida State Registered Nursing license

  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) through American Heart Association required

  • Current ACLS, PALS, and TNCC preferred (required within 6 months of hire)

  • ABLS preferred (required within 12 months of hire)

  • National Institute of Health (NIH) Stroke Scale certification preferred - available online at www.strokeassociation.org (required within 6 months of hire).

  • National Certification (CEN, CCRN)/highly/preferred. Experience / Skills

  • Minimum 2 years of critical care RN experience and Code Team background preferred

  • Prior Pediatric and/or Burn Nursing experience desired, but not required.

  • Ability to teach/mentor other nurses through process improvement and emergency drills

  • 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

Title: RN Rapid Response Code Team

Location: Florida-Bradenton-Blake Medical Center - Bradenton

Requisition ID: 00309-6453