SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
Putnam Community Medical Center is hiring a Registered Nurse (RN) to join a dynamic team and top notch facility!
A 99-bed, acute care facility, located at 611 Zeagler Drive, in Palatka, provides the latest technology with the assurance of highly trained, caring professionals to the residents of Putnam County. The hospital serves North Central Florida with a full complement of quality healthcare services while maintaining cost-effectiveness.
The hospital provides individualized care directed to the specific needs of each patient. Putnam Community Medical Center offers an Intensive/Critical Care Unit, Step-Down Care Unit, Cardiac Cath Lab, medical and surgical units, family birthplace center, and a 24-hour emergency department. We also provide inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services.
PCMC’s hallmarks of service excellence and quality for all job
- The department charge nurse is a registered nurse who
is accountable to their nursing manager/director for clinical and
operational functioning of the unit.
The charge nurse assumes responsibility of managing the units
clinical and operational functioning in the absence of their unit manager
- Consistently deliver the best in customer
service and patient care. As a team
member, demonstrate respect, dignity, kindness and empathy in each
encounter with patients, families, visitors and other employees
- Champion PCMC’s mission, vision and values;
comply with the policies and procedures, ethical standards and code of
conduct set forth by the company
patient care assignments in the unit according to acuity, skill mix and
in identifying and addressing educational needs of the unit including
enforcement of facility policies and Core Measure initiatives
in multidisciplinary rounds, addressing such issues as patient discharge
needs. (As applicable)
and enforces behaviors that enhance the patient experience including
hourly rounding, bedside shift report and timely
as a clinical resource for staff during changes in patient condition and
other clinical concerns and facilitates appropriate response teams and
alerts including rapid response, code blue, STP alerts, STEMI alerts and
Sepsis alerts as indicated
in at least committee. Stays
current with all mandatory education and in-services
additional staff for the replacement for nursing staff call-ins or
increases in acuity through collaboration with the house supervisor
communication and rapport with physicians to include physician rounding
problems on a shift-to-shift basis with appropriate documentation and
coachable moments including behavioral and clinical and takes appropriate
measures to discuss/correct/document and communicate to manager/director
an advanced level of clinical skills and the ability to foster others to
achieve the delivery of quality care
develops and endorses customer service skills in relationships with
internal and external customers
enhanced knowledge base regarding patient rights, patient privacy and PHI
in order to serve as a patient and family advocate and promote compliance
with these rights
other duties as assigned
- Critical Care and Emergency
as a clinical resource in response to Rapid Response Calls, Code Blue, STP
alerts, STEMI alerts and Sepsis alerts to areas indicated
Education: ADN required, BSN or MSN preferred.
Experience: Minimum 1 year acute care or
specialty experience preferred.
FL RN license required or appropriate compact licensure. If compact license
held, active FL RN license required within 90 days of hire, Current BLS certificate, some RN positions require
current PALS and/or ACLS certificate.
Demonstrated skills in organization, verbal and
written communications, customer service, math, analysis, reading, following
instruction, basic computer usage. Clinical expertise. Exemplary leadership skills. Tactful communication skills and the ability
to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external
partner’s needs. Supervision,
delegation, conflict management and team building skills. Flexible and
resourceful and able to make decisions quickly
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