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Registered Nurse (RN) Observation/Clinical Decision Unit, Nights

Tallahassee, FL, United States

Description

SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Capital Regional Medical Center

$7,500 Sign-on Bonus Offered to Qualified Nurses!


Capital Regional is a 266-bed acute-care hospital that offers 24/7 Emergency Services in Leon and Gadsden Counties including; a Pediatric ER, Senior Care ER and an Express Care ER. Offerings also include a Bariatric Center, Behavioral Health Center, Cancer Center, Chest Pain Center w/PCI, Comprehensive Breast Center, Family Center, Heart & Vascular Center, Orthopedic Center, Physical Therapy Services, Sleep Center, Stroke Center, Surgical Services, Network-of-Care Affiliated Physician Practices, and more.

 

Unit Description:  Observation/CDU is a fast pace observation unit with 14 beds.  Patients are usually admitted for a shorter stay. Typical patients are admitted for 24-48 hours in observation status waiting on lab or diagnostic studies for discharge.  


Position Summary: Provide professional nursing care to patients utilizing the nursing process. To collaborate with other members of the health care delivery team including physicians, to deliver quality health care.

 

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Qualifications

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:

·         Associate Degree, Diploma in Nursing, or BSN required

 

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

·       Florida RN license and/or approved multistate RN license required

·         BLS – AHA Healthcare Provider

·         ACLS – required on hire for experienced nurses.  New Graduates will need to obtain within 90 days of hire.

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED: 

·         1 year acute care experience required

Experience with cardiac patients is preferred

 

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:

·         Reads and writes Basic English with the basic skills necessary to transcribe physician’s orders

·         Knowledge of universal precautions

·         Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs

·         Basic computer skills

·         RN-Basic arrhythmia test recognition – have upon hire or within 30 days of hire with a 90% passing score

Capital Regional Medical Center
Facility: Capital Regional Medical Center
Job ID: 00355-8644
Category: Nursing - Professional
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Nights (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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