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RN Charge Nurse - Progressive Care Unit (PCU)

We Are Hiring

RN-Charge - Stepdown Intermediate Care 001 - Full-Time,Day - SHH PanamaCty BayMedical - Panama City,FL

As our Progressive Care Unit (PCU) Charge Nurse, you make a difference in the lives of our patients and our nursing team!  You will be a valued resource for the other nurses and staff on your floor by running the unit during your shift.  As our PCU Charge Nurse, you will work with physicians and ancillary teams in managing complex diagnoses, medication administration and quality care for medical and surgical and trauma patients who have transitioned out of the ICU.

Nurses are on the front lines of the care we provide, and for that reason, Sacred Heart prides itself in employing some of the best nurses in Florida. And while we pride ourselves in having some of the most experienced nurses in the state, we always welcome exceptional new nurses who are eager to join us.

What You Will Do:

  • Implement and monitor patient care plans. Monitor, record and communicate patient condition as appropriate

  • Serve as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care

  • Note and carry out physician and nursing orders

  • Assess and coordinate patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team

Why Join Ascension Sacred Heart?

Ascension Sacred Heart is a faith-based health system that provides a network of hospitals, outpatient health centers, physician offices, rehabilitation centers and a variety of other health services to communities in South Alabama and across Northwest Florida.  The health system includes the 566-bed Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola and the Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart, the region's only facility specializing in the care of children. Major regional services based in Pensacola also include the Heart and Vascular Institute, the area's leading Stroke Center, a Level II Trauma Center, and a Cancer Center affiliated with MD Anderson Cancer Network.   In 2003, Ascension Sacred Heart opened its Emerald Coast hospital, a 76-bed community hospital in Walton County, near Destin, Fla. Ascension Sacred Heart also includes a 75-bed hospital in Panama City where services include a Level II trauma center and advanced cardiovascular care, as well as a 19-bed community hospital in Port St. Joe, FL, that serves Gulf and Franklin counties.

At Sacred Heart, part of Ascension, we provide a competitive compensation package inclusive of a wide range of flexible benefit options. We support work-life balance through generous paid time off and encourage spirituality in the workplace.

 

What You Will Need:

Required Qualifications

  • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required

  • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Florida Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Licensed as a Registered Nurse in Florida. Credentialed from State Board of Nursing or current home state license for multi-state license recognition "Compact State" obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date

  • BLS Provider specializing in Basic Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) upon hire date or job transfer date

Preferred Credential(s):

  • Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA). 

  • One year of acute care nursing preferred.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Able to communicate effectively

  • Strong analytical skills/able to understand & communicate big picture

  • Desire to learn from and help others

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Sacred Heart Health System is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

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Job ID: 383301
Category: Nursing
Ministry: Sacred Heart Health System, FL
Location: Panama City, FL

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