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Registered Nurse - Jay Hospital, PRN Day Shift

Baptist Health Care
United States, Florida, Jay
14114 South Alabama Street (Show on map)
February 05, 2024
Job Description

The Registered Nurse provides care and education for the patient based on their illness, symptoms, and courses of treatment. This position manages individualized, goal-directed nursing care through use of the nursing process and the principles of primary nursing in accordance with departmental and hospital policies and procedures.


Assesses and diagnoses patient and family needs to provide quality care to assigned patients. Develops, discusses, and communicates a realistic plan of care for each patient, in collaboration with each patient/significant other in order to address all identified needs. Demonstrates the skills and judgment necessary to implement medical plan of care, nursing interventions, and procedures as necessary for the care of the patient. Evaluates the identified problems, care provided, and patient's responses are reassessed to meet patient and family needs and assure overall quality of care delivered. Maintains up to date and accurate documentation of nursing care provided to ensure the integration of information for use by the healthcare team, to ensure quality care. Performs all responsibilities/duties required by the department as defined in the scope of service, to ensure that the unique nature of the client is addressed. Develops the skills and judgment necessary to implement plan of care, nursing interventions, and procedures, teaching of and communication with patient and support person. Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a department/unit to facilitate the department's unit's ability to meet its goals and objectives. Maintains current knowledge/certification/licensure. Pursues professional growth and development.Assist in other duties as assigned to support the operational needs of the department and organization. May be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters.


Minimum Education

  • Technical Diploma/Certificate Nursing Required or
  • Associates Degree Nursing Required
  • Bachelor's Degree Nursing Preferred

Licenses and Certifications

  • Registered Nurse Licensed State of Florida or eligible compact state Upon Hire Required
  • BLS for Healthcare Providers (BLS) American Heart Association Upon Hire Required

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Demonstrated proficiency in acute care nursing, knowledge, and skills.
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

About Us

Baptist Health Care is a not-for-profit health care system committed to improving the quality of life for people and communities in northwest Florida and south Alabama. The organization includes three hospitals, four medical parks, Andrews Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, and an extensive primary and specialty care provider network. With more than 4,000 team members, Baptist Health Care is one of the largest non-governmental employers in northwest Florida.
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