Lake City, Florida

Description

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


Your benefits include:
  • 401k
  • Paid Time Off

  • Medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability benefits

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Employee discount program

  • Employee stock purchase program

  • Student loan repayment

Lake City Medical Center, a 91-bed acute care hospital serving the communities of Columbia, Hamilton and Suwannee counties for over 60 years. Lake City Medical Center is part of HCA Healthcare North Florida offering medical and surgical programs including 24-hour emergency care, heart care, interventional cardiology, orthopedics, cancer care, imaging and rehabilitation services. Lake City Medical Center is an Accredited Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission, an Accredited Chest Pain Center by the American College of Cardiology, and has achieved Disease Specific Certification in the treatment of Sepsis by the Joint Commission. We have been named the area's Best of the Best Hospital 20 years in a row and employer of choice in 2019 by the Lake City-Columbia County Chamber of Commerce!

  
The PCU RN manages the nursing care of critically ill patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.  The tasks and responsibilities include:
  • Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs. 
  • Carries out physician orders.
  • Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, and monitors vital signs.
  • Provides respiratory and ventilator management and monitoring for patients.
  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. 
  • Instructs and educates patients and families.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Qualifications

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
  • Associate Degree, Diploma in Nursing, or BSN required
 LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:
  • Current State of Florida license for Registered Nurse or appropriate compact licensure. If compact license held, active FL RN license required within 90 days of hire.

  • BLS required

  • ACLS required

  • CCRN preferred

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED: 

  • Acute care experience required
  • Critical Care Experience preferred
An EEO/AA Employer M/F/V/D.
 

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Lake City, Florida

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