Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/8/2019 12:25 PM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Location Name
    Gulf Breeze Hospital
    Gulf Breeze
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Position Type
    Day Shift
  • Overview

    The RN Specialty Coordinator, Critical Care provides care and education for the critically ill patient based on their illness, symptoms, and courses of treatment.  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. The RN Specialty Coordinator contributes to the department’s operational excellence by ensuring the nursing professionals deliver quality care that is evidence based nursing practice and in accordance with established policies and professional standards.     

    He/she is responsible for assisting with patient flow through the critical care units.  Assures timely and safe transfer of patients and engages in decision making for bed assignment.  The RN Specialty Coordinator provides relief to the critical care nurses as needed and will be assigned direct patient care as necessary. The RN Specialty Coordinator oversees the Critical Assessment Team (Rapid Response Team) initiative involving calls for critical assessments, stroke alerts, stemi alerts, sepsis alerts, and code blue calls.   He/she provides initial and ongoing training of rapid response nurses and assigns team members to respond to emergency codes.  The RN Specialty Coordinator is expected to follow up with patients, families and team members post emergency situation to ensure plan of care is implemented and to provide teaching as indicated.   He/she also assists with scheduling; procuring needed equipment and supplies, trouble shooting, and in-service training as appropriate.   


    The person in this position works under general supervision, is responsible for various shifts, may be subject to over 40 hours per week and/or callback as required, and may also be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters.


    • Associated Degree or Nursing Diploma is required
    • Three (3) years of experience in Critical Care Nursing.
    • Two years rapid response team experience.
    • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Florida
    • BLS and ACLS through American Heart Association
    • NIH required within 90 days
    • CCRN required within two (2) years of employment/transferKnowledgeable regarding evidenced-based practice / desired clinical outcomes; Ability to perform general office procedures and practices, including computer operations, oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated clinical competence in relevant area of nursing practice and leadership ability.  Evidence of this includes, but is not limited to, effective communication skills, ability to deal well with people, ability to problem solve, ability to confront/resolve issues, ability to motivate others, ability to plan, organize and direct the activities of others. 


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