Gainesville, Florida

Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


 

 

Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our Orthopedics Department. Submit your application today!

 

We are seeking an Orthopedic Nurse for our center to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply now!

 

Employee Benefits include an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and more. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

 
Job Summary

The Orthopedic-Medical/Surgical unit consists of 47 beds located on the 7th floor at North Florida Regional Medical Center. We are proud to serve a diverse patient population consisting of 60% Orthopedic and 40% Medical/Surgical patients. Our specialty focus includes patients undergoing total joint replacement surgery, fractures and fracture repairs, osteomyelitis and minor trauma. We collaborate with nationally recognized orthopedic surgeons specializing in hip, knee, ankle and shoulder surgeries to assist patients achieve their maximum mobility and independence. The medical / surgical patients we care for have a wide variety of medical/surgical diagnoses ranging from minor to complex including, but not limited to: cardiac, respiratory, gastroenterology, renal disease, neuro, endocrine, behavioral health, infectious disease and the general surgery patient.  Our multidisciplinary care team works together to coordinate individualized care and optimize patient outcomes through evidence based practice and exceptional care.   

 

The Orthopedic–Med/Surg team is committed to the highest standards of nursing practice and clinical excellence for the optimal care of our patients. As we continue our journey to excellence; many nurses on our team are nationally certified by the Orthopedic Nurse Certification Board or actively in the process of becoming certified.  Our unit was the first at NFRMC to be recognized for reaching the 2 year ZERO CLABSI milestone and the first to achieve the 1 year CA-UTI Free milestone.  

 

As a member of our Ortho family, you will find many exciting opportunities for your own professional growth and development. Our unit is unique due to the wide variety of patients we serve allowing you to develop and expand your critical thinking and clinical skills. Fast paced, with the highest volume of patient days and the shortest length of stay for 2017; leading to enhanced time management, organization and prioritization of care.  Active in shared governance and professional development; the 2018 NFRMC Professional Practice and Professional Development Councils are each chaired by Ortho nurses. We also offer flexible scheduling to support our team in work-life balance and/or the pursuit of additional education.

 
Qualifications
Current license as a RN
Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider
Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing

1+ Years of experience as a RN in an Acute Care setting required

 

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.

 

North Florida Regional Medical Center is a 432-bed, full-service medical and surgical acute care center serving North Central Florida and offering comprehensive cardiovascular care, oncology, orthopedics, neurosciences, minimally-invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery, weight loss surgery and treatment, senior care, women's health and wound therapy, among other services.

 

A proven leader, NFRMC is fully accredited, is certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center and a Quality Top Performer by The Joint Commission, is an accredited Chest Pain Center, is designated as a Blue Distinction (tm) Center for Knee and Hip Replacement, Spine Surgery and Bariatric Surgery, and earned an "A" on the Spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade survey.

 

North Florida Regional Medical Center is part of HCA Healthcare which is a leading healthcare provider with over 31.2 million patient encounters a year at locations in 21 states including the UK. We care about our community! HCA Healthcare has been continually named one of Ethisphere’s most ethical company’s in the world since 2010. In 2018, HCA spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

 
 
 
 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 
 
 
 










 

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