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Type: Full Time
Location: Pensacola, Florida
DESCRIPTION SHIFT: PRN
SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
WEST FLORIDA HOSPITAL is the only area hospital to earn an \\"A\\" rating in patient safety on the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade scale as well as the only Atrial Fibrillation Certified hospital.
WFH has also been honored as a Truven Top 100 Hospital and just recently received their Joint Commission Sepsis accreditation.
The West Florida Healthcare campus includes a mental health facility and the area's only CARF-accredited, comprehensive physical rehabilitation hospital.
Additionally, WFH was the area's first Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI and Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. We are also an Advanced Primary Stroke Center.
Affiliated with HCA, the nation's leading provider of healthcare, West Florida Healthcare offers major services in cardiology/cardiovascular surgery, oncology, neurology/neurosurgery, orthopedics, emergency care, behavioral health, obstetrics, rehabilitative medicine and many other medical specialties.
Current license as a RN
Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider
Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing
1+ years of experience as a RN in an acute care setting 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.
The Behavioral Health Geriatrics Nurse provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. The tasks and responsibilities include:
* Carries out physician orders and assesses plans to administer patient care
* Utilizing computerized documentation systems and monitors vital signs
* Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate
* Administers medications, changes dressings, and cleans wounds
* Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for patient care
* Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment
* Coordinates discharge planning needs with members as needed
* Instructs and educates patients and families
* Provides age and culturally appropriate care
* Orients and mentors new staff members
We are committed to:
Providing an inclusive work environment where everyone is treated with fairness, dignity and respect.
Recruiting and retaining a diverse staff reflective of the patients and communities we serve.
Equal employment opportunities are provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected category in accordance to applicable federal, state, or local laws.