HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse Patient Care Coordinator Behavioral Health FT Nights in Fort Pierce, Florida
**Sign On Bonus For Those Who Qualify!!
Registered Nurse – Patient Care Coordinator, Full-Time (1.0 FTE), Nights Lawnwood Regional Medical Center Fort Pierce, FL
Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute is a 365-bed acute care hospital. Home to the Treasure Coast Level II Trauma Center, it provides life-saving care for patients with critical injuries from St. Lucie, Indian River, Okeechobee and Martin counties. Specialty services include a full range of cardiac care from diagnostics to open-heart surgery, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Behavioral Health, an Inpatient Physical Rehabilitation Center as well, which includes the Mazor Robotics Program that provides highly-accurate, minimally-invasive surgery for complex spinal cases.
In 2014, Children’s Services expanded, a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and the new Pediatric ER opened. These dedicated services for the smallest and the sickest children provide quality, child-friendly care, close to home.
Lawnwood is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated as a Top Performer and a Certified Primary Stroke Center. Lawnwood is the only hospital on the Treasure Cost with a Truven Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital designation and CARF Accreditation.
At Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute, patients come first – no matter what!
/ Lawnwood Regional Medical Center is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA Ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for seven consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence! / / / / Benefits: / / We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance. / / / Position Description:
The PCC supervises nursing service activities in assigned nursing unit for the duration of the assigned shift or in the absence of nursing management. The task and responsibilities of this position include: * Participates actively in the planning and distribution of patient assignments.
Evaluates the effectiveness of care and addresses any issues that affect the desired patient outcomes.
Supports nursing staff in communication with physicians to include accepting doctors' orders and communicating patient condition.
Facilitates the process of reporting patient status to the following shift of nursing personnel.
Manages the nursing care of assigned patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.
Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs.
Carries out physician orders.
Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, 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.
Position Qualifications: * Current FL RN Licensure.
Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider.
Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.
1 – 3 years of supervisory experience.
Ability to perform Administrative duties as assigned.
Minimum of 1 year of clinical nursing experience.
Previous charge nurse experience preferred.
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.
/ Keywords: Registered Nurse, Charge, RN Behavioral Health, Psych /
Title: Registered Nurse Patient Care Coordinator Behavioral Health FT Nights
Location: Florida-Fort Pierce-Lawnwood Regional Medical Cntr-St. Lucie County
Requisition ID: 00102-6556