Delivers advanced professional and technical nursing care to patients with real or potential life threatening illnesses presenting for care. Collaborates with the medical staff and other disciplines in order to facilitate patient care. Accountable for the smooth, effective and efficient functioning of the unit, with minimal direction from the department head. Supervises and instructs departmentï¿½s nursing personnel for assigned shift. Ensures that the departmentï¿½s nursing staff complies with the objectives and policies of the hospital and that age/developmentally appropriate care is given in accordance with unit standards. Performs nursing techniques for the comfort and well being of the patient. Assists and provides input to Director/CNO regarding employment interviews, staff performance issues/needs, and employee schedules. Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies, JCAHO, and the Nurse Practice Act. Is responsible for the planning and execution of the educational needs of the department. Due to necessity he/she will be needed to work beyond the regular tour of duty, thus this is an hourly position.
Current Florida RN License
Current BLS Certification
Current ACLS Certification
PALS Certification preferred
Excellent physical assessment and critical-thinking skills
Positive affect, demonstrated leadership and time-management skills
Effective oral and written communication skills in the English language
Visual and hearing senses must be adequate to assess/detect changes in human physiological condition
Ability to perform effectively in fast-paced, stressful environment
Primary Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Facility: Florida Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005034199
About Florida Medical Center
Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.