Registered Nurse (RN) - Riverside Behavioral Center - FT
Community Health System, Punta Gorda Florida
Who is Bayfront Health Punta Gorda?Bayfront Health Punta Gorda is a 208-bed Joint Commission Accredited hospital part of a regional network of seven hospitals. Bayfront Health Punta Gorda features all-private patient rooms in the acute care setting, and offers an accredited primary stroke center, the Joint Commission Certified Joint and Spine Center, an accredited chest pain center, an accredited hyperbaric and wound care center, and emergency care services. Additional on-campus services include adult inpatient psychiatric care at Riverside Behavioral Center, a discreet medical detox program and rehabilitation and wellness services at the Wellness and Rehabilitation Center.Why should you join the team?Employees at Bayfront Health Punta Gorda have the opportunity to take advantage of our awesome employee benefits.* Gym access to our onsite wellness center* Educational reimbursement up to $5,000 for RNs* Sign-On Bonus's for critically needed positions* Excellent medical benefits packages with multiple rate options* The ability to be a shared employee with other Bayfront facilitiesBayfront Health Punta Gorda is located 5 minutes off I-75 in a quaint waterfront town. The hospital is surrounded with waterfront views and wonderful local restaurants.Position PurposeEvaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care. Assists physicians during examinations and procedures. Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse. Promotes patients' independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Requires an associate's degree and is certified as a registered nurse. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.