Charge Nurse (RN) Intensive Care Unit Full Time Nights

Location
Okeechobee, Florida
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Jan 27, 2018
Closes
Mar 13, 2018
Ref
00119-2375
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

Clinical Coordinator, FT, ICU, Nights, 0.9 FTE

Raulerson Hospital
Okeechobee, FL

 

Facility Description:

For more than 38 years Raulerson Hospital has been providing the rural community of Okeechobee with quality healthcare and a personal touch. Raulerson Hospital is a 100-bed acute care hospital providing a wide range of medical and surgical services for both inpatient and outpatient procedures. It has been said that Raulerson Hospital offers what large hospitals can, but in a smaller setting.  Although Raulerson Hospital employs more than 500 staff members, we are always seeking dedicated professionals to join our dynamic healthcare team and become a member of our family.  Many of the nursing students, who spend time at Raulerson Hospital during their clinical rotations, choose to join us upon their graduation, because they enjoy the friendly, helpful atmosphere among our staff and patients.


About the area…


Okeechobee is a place that almost immediately feels like home. A unique, small community hospital with state of the art practices, in a down to earth community. Our spot in the Big Lake area of Central Florida affords world-class sports fishing, natural beauty, easygoing lifestyle and friendly people. Just a hop, skip and jump from many of Florida's cities and attractions, Okeechobee is an affordable place to live, a fun place to relax and a great place to thrive.

  • Raulerson Hospital is the sole hospital provider in Okeechobee County

  • Raulerson Hospital has been recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for five years in a row. We are one of only 117 hospitals in the nation to achieve this distinction.

 

Raulerson Hospital is a member of the nations leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethispheres Worlds Most Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!

 

Benefits:

We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance. 

The Charge Nurse is an RN who demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to his or her patients and to provide direction and supervisions to other staff caring for patients in his or her patient care department/unit.  Delivery of care to patients is based on criteria that are specific to the physical, psychosocial, cultural, safety and learning needs of that individual, depending on age and developmental level and on competence of staff assigned to that department. 

The Charge Nurse reviews patient care daily, visits patients regularly, making suggestions to improve care and becomes involved in the care of selected patients.  The Charge Nurse organizes, coordinates, and facilitates patient care on her/his department/unit during all operating hours.  They perform delegated management duties, assigned by the Director, which are consistent with her/his scope of nursing practice and competence.  The Charge Nurse demonstrates an understanding of the budget process and staffing plan, implementing cost-effective strategies in staffing and supply management decisions.  She/he participates in the interviewing, monitoring, coaching, evaluating and disciplining process. 

The scope and complexity of this position will vary based on the number of beds/visits/procedures in the department, acuity of patients, FTEs supervised, number of different medical staff and medical staff services involved, “normal working hours” responsibility or 24/7 responsibility, the activity level of admissions, discharges and transfers per day, and the education resources available.

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