Community Health Systems RN - ED - FT - NIGHTS in Crystal River, Florida

Description:

JOB SUMMARY:

Delivers advanced professional and technical nursing care to pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients with real or potential life threatening illnesses in support of and in collaboration with care directed by the medical staff. Interacts and collaborates with staff, physicians, and patients regarding our programs for the reduction of Hospital Acquired Conditions (HACs) and Hospital Acquired Infections (HAIs). Actively engages in all initiatives to improve patient satisfaction results. Accountable for the smooth, effective and efficient functioning of the unit during the assigned shift with minimal direction from the department. Supervises and instructs department s nursing personnel for assigned shift. Ensures that the department s nursing staff complies with the objectives and policies of the hospital and that age/developmentally appropriate care is given in accordance with unit standards. Collaborates with other disciplines in order to facilitate patient care. Performs nursing techniques for the comfort and well being of the patient. Prepares equipment and assists physicians during treatments and examinations of patients. Assists and provides input to department head regarding staff performance issues/needs, and employee schedules. May be needed to work beyond the regular tour of duty or in another patient care unit as assigned by department head or nursing supervisor.

CUSTOMER SERVICE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Performs duties and conducts interpersonal relationships in a manner designated to project a positive image of the department and the hospital. Works with supervisor/manager and other members of unit or department to promote a harmonious work environment. Ensures that all contacts with patients, the public, physicians and other hospital personnel are carried out in a friendly, courteous, helpful and considerate manner. Answers telephone in a prompt and courteous manner. Provides assistance, explains procedures and exhibits concern, as appropriate, to callers or in face-to-face situations. Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of the hospital s Standards of Conduct and of our external and internal customers. Works with customers to identify problem areas and recommend solutions.

Qualifications

Minimum Education: Associate/Diploma/Bachelor's degree in Nursing

Minimum Experience: Sufficient clinical experience in specialty area

Required Licensure/Certifications: Florida RN license; BLS, ACLS and PALS certifications.

Preferred Certification : CEN within one year of hire

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities : Effective oral and written communication skills in the English language. Ability to perform effectively in fast paced, stressful environment

Job: Emergency Services (ED, ER)

Organization: Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center

Location: FL-Crystal River

Requisition ID: 1831307