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AdventHealth Lake Placid - Charge Nurse - FT Days in Lake Placid, Florida


Charge Nurse - Med/Surg - AdventHealth Lake Placid

Location Address: 1210 US Hwy 27 North, Lake Placid, FL 33852.

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth:

  • Faith Based & Mission driven Facility

  • Largest Employer in the County

  • Surrounded by beautiful Lakes, Golf Courses and Florida’s oldest State Park

  • Close knit community with a home town family feel

  • 2 hours to just about any beach on either Coast

Work Hours/Shift:

40/hrs. / Days

You Will Be Responsible For:


The performance of this position requires substantial specialized knowledge, judgment, and nursing skill based upon applied principles of psychological, biological, physical, and social sciences.

  1. Performs the job expectations of the Registered Nurse in his / her assigned care area.

Follows the principals of AIDET in all patient and family interactions. Effectively follows the chain of command to escalate issues unable to be resolved at the unit level.

Demonstrates professionalism and leadership qualities

Evaluates quality of patient care and outcomes based on care and treatments administered.

  1. Directs and coordinates the activities of nursing personnel on the designated shift overseeing staff and patient care

  2. Promotes on the job training of all staff members through coaching, mentoring and evaluation.

Serves as a role model for staff by collaboratively working with the staff and physicians.

Coordinates orientation of newly assigned staff with preceptor. Facilitates clinical experiences to meet orienting employee needs.

  1. Facilitates patient management and throughput by:

Effective bed management

Staff assignments

Effectively manages the patient care area by promoting two-way communication.

Assists in data collection for process improvement projects including restraints.

Participates in staff meetings and supervisory meetings.

Assesses staffing to ensure compliance with unit staffing matrix and patient acuity.


What You Will Need:


Minimum of Diploma in Nursing

Minimum of One (1) year experience in area of assignment

Current Florida RN License

BLS condition of employment

Job Summary:

The Charge Nurse is an RN assigned a specific unit who assists with responsibilities for the coordination of patient care using a multidisciplinary approach in accordance with the Hospital's Mission, physician, and patient expectations.

Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to policy implementation, giving input into staffing patterns, maintaining supplies and equipment, participating in process improvement projects and staff development programs to ensure delivery of quality care. If the situation arises, the Charge Nurse self assigns patients based on patient acuity, staffing mix and the ability to perform primary and secondary responsibilities of a Charge Nurse.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Nursing

Organization: AdventHealth Sebring Wauchula Lake Placid

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth Lake Placid

Req ID: 20022216

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.