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Registered Nurse – Med Surg Newly Increased Wage Scale! Northwest Florida Community Hospital (NFCH), in Chipley, FL, is seeking a Full Time experienced, energetic, strong and dedicated Registered Nurse to provide exceptional care for patients in support with the medical Providers, during the day shift, in our Med Surg Unit.At NFCH, our strength lies in our promise of “Your Health…Our Mission”, where we get to know our patients and residence, care for them, and ease their way. Working at our organization means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected.We are a community where all people, regardless of differences, are welcome, secure, and valued. We value respect, appreciation, collaboration, diversity, and a shared commitment to serving our communities. Join our team of passionate caregivers and make Northwest Florida Community Hospital your new home.The successful candidate will be responsible for the following duties:· Work closely with other Nurses and Nursing Assistants to divide care tasks for patients.· Provides direct patient care in an organized and timely manner. Demonstrates necessary skills in providing age appropriate care and documents per unit policy.· Initiates and assists with emergency measures, identifies life-threatening arrhythmias and demonstrates knowledge of ACLS guidelines.· Thorough understanding of all equipment on acute care units, including but not limited to; beds, scales, IV pumps, enteral feeding pumps, SCDs, respiratory equipment, etc.· Initiates and maintains a sterile field and assist the physician as necessary with suturing, chest tube insertion, lumbar puncture, etc.· Maintains current knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age specific criteria, patient clinical condition and safety policy.· Performs daily/nightly narcotic medication reconciliation checks with another licensed nurse to verify correct administration/documentation of scheduled drugs.· Performs AccuChek testing per policy, ensures that controls are dated with opened and expiration date; responds and documents any actions taken in response to results.· Maintains and updates patient charts per unit policy. Checks each chart for completeness prior to releasing record to health information.· Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance· Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team· Provides a safe environment for patients and family members. Reduce the risk of patient falls by keeping patient rooms and areas free of excess clutter.· Complies with infection control standards.· Ensuring all confidentiality and privacy rights of residents are observe.· Supports and promotes the Mission, Vision, and Values; adheres to all hospital policies and procedures; commits to the Standards of Conduct; maintains professional appearance.· Other duties as assigned.The successful candidate will possess the following minimum qualifications:· Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Florida and in good standing with the Board of Nursing· Excellent interpersonal skills, including customer service, patience, empathy and compassion· Effective communication skills, including active listening, writing, speaking and reading comprehension· Good collaboration and teamwork skills· Fast and adaptive problem-solving abilities· Keen attention to detail· In-depth understanding of patient care policies and regulations· Physical strength and stamina· Excellent computer and communication skills.· Follow all established Federal, State and Local rules, regulations and guidelines.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and boast an enjoyable, team oriented working environment that offers a number of benefits to full-time associates including, but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, disability, life, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and a voluntary match 401(k) retirement savings plan. Perks for our team:Shift Differential PayCertification Pay401K with employer matchMedical, dental, vision, and life insuranceFREE Services with NFCH ProvidersA generous PTO planTuition reimbursementCompetitive payAdditional Shift BonusesHealth and Wellness DiscountsDetails outlining program specifics are available upon request So if you want to join a team that values your hard work, look no further than Northwest Florida Community Hospital!How to apply:

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Please apply with your resume and salary requirements.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:401(k)401(k) matchingDental insuranceEmployee assistance programHealth insuranceLife insurancePaid time offTuition reimbursementVision insuranceMedical Specialty:Med Surg/Acute CarePhysical Setting:HospitalSchedule:12 hour shift (3 days a week)Day shiftWeekend RotationExperience:1 year Med/Surg or other acute care unit (preferred)License/Certification Requirements:Registered Nurse LicenseBLS CertificationACLS CertificationPhysical Requirements:Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hoursMust be able to lift 50 lbs. floor to waist, lift 50 lbs. waist to shoulder, lift and carry 50 lbs., and push/pull 50 lbs.Work Remotely: NoNorthwest Florida Community Hospital is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Northwest Florida Community Hospital are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Northwest Florida Community Hospital will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. We encourage applicants of all ages. In addition, as part of our commitment to quality and excellence, Northwest Florida Community Hospital will continue to maintain a safe, healthy environment for you by requiring all applicants, who are tentatively selected for a position, to submit to a criminal history check and screening for illegal drug use prior to appointment for a job. Final confirmation of any job offer will be contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment requirements, to include undergoing a pre-employment drug screening, and that failure to submit to such screening, the falsification of a screen, or a positive finding on a test will remove the applicant from consideration for employment for one year.

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