HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse Intensive Care Unit ICU Days in Niceville, Florida
Twin Cities Hospital is a 65 bed general acute care facility that provides exceptional quality healthcare in a warm and inviting environment. Our facility has earned “Top Performer on Key Quality Measures” from the Joint Commission for the 5thconsecutive year and we are pleased to provide our community outstanding services with our Joint Commission Certified Orthopedic Joint Replacement and Spine Surgery programs. Our employees are proud to work at our facility and to be part of an organization that places such importance on quality care. In addition, our healthy work environment fosters a culture of warmth and teamwork where everyone works together to achieve our mission and goals. Our employee engagement scores are consistently high and reflect our leader’s commitment to providing a healthy and engaging work environment. Twin Cities Hospital is located in Niceville, Florida on the gorgeous Emerald Coast. The Emerald Coast is known world-wide for our sugar white sand beaches and emerald green water. Our community is a strong supporter of our local military with both Eglin Air Force Base and Hurlburt Air Force Base located here in Okaloosa County. Our schools are consistently rated the best in the state with a strong emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Medicine. Our local state and community colleges offer educational programs specifically designed to foster career growth or start and create new careers. And yes, Niceville really is a nice place to live and work! Instead of just vacationing on some of the best beaches in the world, why not consider living on them? Come join us at Twin Cities Hospital and have the best of all worlds – a great place to work with a group of individuals who genuinely care about every patient that walks through our doors and the best community to live, work and play in! Visit us online at tchospital.com at our Career Center and learn more about the great benefit plans offered by HCA and Twin Cities Hospital and if you’d like more information about our beautiful community check out #emeraldcoasting on Instagram or Florida’s Emerald Coast on Facebook.
The purpose of the Charge Nurse position is to assist the Nurse Manager/Director in providing 24/7 nursing leadership to the nursing unit.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Facilitates department flow by making assignments using the “Bed ahead” concept, identifies patient appropriate for discharge lounge placement and enhances communication with all members of the healthcare team. 2. Makes patient care assignments according to staff capabilities and patient needs and makes alterations in nursing assignments as necessary. 3. Focuses on increasing patient satisfaction by enhancing throughput, hourly rounds, utilizing tactics in the ICARE model and holding subordinates accountable to the same standard. 4. Manages staff time effectively by assigning meal breaks and unit tasks. 5. Seeks additional staff for the replacement for nursing staff call-ins or increases in acuity through collaboration with staffing office. 6. Establishes communication and rapport with physicians to include physician rounding. 7. Resolves problems on a shift-to-shift basis with appropriate documentation and follow-up. 8. Communicates all unusual situations and problems up the chain of communication. 9. Initiates incidents reports and Code Red audit forms as needed during their shift. 10. Assists in orientation of new employees. 11. Counsels and documents appropriate and inappropriate behavior of employees. 12. Assists in the education and enforcement of facility policies and Core Measure Initiatives. 13. Demonstrates an advanced level of clinical skills and the ability to support others to achieve the delivery of quality care. 14. Practices, develops and endorses customer service skills in relationships with internal and external customers. 15. Serves as the patient and family advocate with respect to the patient’s rights. 16. Assists in the protection of PHI and complies with HIPPA regulations. 17. Plans and implements age appropriate patient care and teaching based on a total assessment 18. Evaluates and documents patient response; monitors and recognizes changes in physiological and psychosocial status; takes appropriate action based on assessment of the patient. 19. Regular, punctual and dependable attendance. 20. Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: · A BSN or MSN is preferred. Other qualifications considered include AA in Nursing or Nursing Diploma
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: * State of Florida RN License required * BLS required * ACLS required * Must complete basic arrhythmia class and /or pass arrhythmia test with > 80% within 90 days of hire * CCRN preferred
*EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED: * · A minimum of 3-5 years of experience required
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES: · Clinical expertise · 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.
Title: Registered Nurse Intensive Care Unit ICU Days
Location: Florida-Niceville-Twin Cities Hospital
Requisition ID: 00164-1073