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Orange Park, FL, United States

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Join Northeast Florida's newest permanent Level II Trauma Center!  

Orange Park Medical Center began treating trauma patients in May of 2016. Since that time they have treated nearly 3,000 patients, most of which previously had to travel to downtown Jacksonville for trauma-related injuries. A Level II trauma center provides 24-hour immediate access to a dedicated operating room for trauma patients and specially-trained surgeons, specialists and staff to treat critically-injured patients. 

Orange Park Medical Center is a full-service regional tertiary facility serving Clay County and it's surrounding communities. As part of the HCA family, the largest healthcare provider in the world, Orange Park Medical Center provides the opportunity to develop your career along side more than 1,500 team members and 750 physicians on staff. Specializing in advanced robotics, open heart, maternity/delivery, pediatric and adult services and a dozen other major service lines, Orange Park Medical Center is the provider of choice in northeast Florida for patients, staff and physicians alike.

We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued?

We’d love to hear from you. Come join our team of dedicated professionals that are committed to delivering the best patient care in the world. Why don't you apply now?


We offer full and part time employees a generous compensation package including: competitive pay, paid time off, 401k, medical, dental vision and life insurance, tuition reimbursement and employee stock purchase plan.

Click here to watch our 2018 Year-End Celebration video! 

The Trauma Nurse Lead provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies and procedures of Orange Park Medical Center and Trauma Services.  In collaboration with the patient, the patient’s family and other members of the health care team, the trauma nurse lead assesses, plans, implements, evaluates, and coordinates treatment plans. Demonstrates strong trauma clinical assessment, nursing intervention, and strong communication/leadership skills.  In addition to clinical responsibilities the Trauma Nurse Lead provides trauma program support.    

Responsibilities include, although are not limited to: 

1.  Response to trauma bays

2.  Responsible for trauma bay readiness

3.  Coordinates and triages incoming trauma patients.  

4.  Reviews/evaluates all activations for triage level appropriateness

5.  Evaluates admission consultations

6.  Manages care with primary trauma surgeon

7.  Responsible for documentation compliance

8.  Responds to in-house trauma patients critical needs

9.  Facilitates psychosocial support 

10. Mentors trauma nurse responders

11. Assist in training and in-servicing needs 

12.  Attends daily multi-disciplinary rounds

13.  Identify and report trauma audit filters

14.  Participate in scholarly activities 

15.  Functions as clinical liaison for pre-hospital partners

16.  Facilitates trauma bay time outs and debriefings in collaboration with primary surgeon

17.   Participate in duties assigned by the director of trauma services 


Required Education: Graduated from an NLN accredited school of nursing. Current BSN or currently enrolled.  (BSN Preferred)

Required License/Certification: Florida RN License

BLS, ACLS, TNCC, PALS, TNCC and/or ATCN Instructor, ENPC

within 1 year of hire. (TCRN,CEN, CCRN Preferred)

Required Experience: Minimum of 3 years of experience in critical care, emergency or surgical nursing.  (Minimum of 1 year in trauma care Preferred) 

We are so excited to speak with you about this phenomenal opportunity. Apply to hear more.

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.

Orange Park Medical Center
Facility: Orange Park Medical Center
Job ID: 01310-9172
Category: Nursing - Professional
Contract: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: PRN
Job Class: PRN

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