Charge Nurse - Med/Surg - AdventHealth Lake Placid
Location Address:1210 US Hwy 27 North, Lake Placid, FL 33852.
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth:
Faith Based & Mission driven Facility
Largest Employer in the County
Surrounded by beautiful Lakes, Golf Courses and Floridaâ™s oldest State Park
Close knit community with a home town family feel
2 hours to just about any beach on either Coast
40/hrs. / Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: (Brief List)
The performance of this position requires substantial specialized knowledge, judgment, and nursing skill based upon applied principles of psychological, biological, physical, and social sciences.
1. Performs the job expectations of the Registered Nurse in his / her assigned care area.
Follows the principals of AIDET in all patient and family interactions. Effectively follows the chain of command to escalate issues unable to be resolved at the unit level.
Demonstrates professionalism and leadership qualities Evaluates quality of patient care and outcomes based on care and treatments administered.
2. Directs and coordinates the activities of nursing personnel on the designated shift overseeing staff and patient care
3. Promotes on the job training of all staff members through coaching, mentoring and evaluation.
Serves as a role model for staff by collaboratively working with the staff and physicians.
Coordinates orientation of newly assigned staff with preceptor. Facilitates clinical experiences to meet orienting employee needs.
4. Facilitates patient management and throughput by: Effective bed management
Staff assignments Effectively manages the patient care area by promoting two-way communication.
Assists in data collection for process improvement projects including restraints. Participates in staff meetings and supervisory meetings.
Assesses staffing to ensure compliance with unit staffing matrix and patient acuity.
What You Will Need:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Minimum of Diploma in Nursing
Minimum of One (1) year experience in area of assignment
Current Florida RN License
BLS condition of employment
The Charge Nurse is an RN assigned a specific unit who assists with responsibilities for the coordination of patient care using a multidisciplinary approach in accordance with the Hospital's Mission, physician, and patient expectations.
Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to policy implementation, giving input into staffing patterns, maintaining supplies and equipment, participating in process improvement projects and staff development programs to ensure delivery of quality care. If the situation arises, the Charge Nurse self assigns patients based on patient acuity, staffing mix and the ability to perform primary and secondary responsibilities of a Charge Nurse.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.