Why are so many talented nursing professionals flocking to Lee Health?
Stability: Nearly 100 years of quality service.
Growth: Expanding services to meet the needs of the community, with construction underway for the new Golisano Children’s Hospital scheduled for completion in 2017, and Gulf Coast Medical Center plans to double in size by 2020, resulting in a 624 bed hospital.
Reputation: HealthPark Medical Center and Lee Memorial Hospital have been ranked among America’s 50 Best Hospitals, placing these hospitals in the Top 1% of more than 4,500 hospitals in the nation!
Location: Beautiful Fort Myers/Cape Coral in Southwest Florida.
We currently have open positions, please visit our website www.leehealth.org
Responsible for the safe delivery and documentation of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation in the pediatric perianesthesia area of preop and pacu. Perform responsibilities in five areas of nursing practice utilizing critical thinking, management, problem solving and differentiation of urgency in the role of clinician, teacher, researcher, leadership and professional development. Responsible for directing and coordinating nursing care for patients based on established clinical nursing practice standards subscribed to by American Nursing Association and in accordance with the Florida Nurse Practice Act and other regulatory standards. Collaborate with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes. Support the organizations vision and mission. Use knowledge of patient's age and cultural diversity into the provision of patient care. Contribute to the provision of quality nursing care through excellence in customer service and performance improvement techniques that demonstrate positive outcomes in patient care. The nurse practice is guided by the code of ethics for nurses with interpretative statements.
IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TO INCLUDE A RESUME WITH YOUR APPLICATION
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. BLS, ACLS, and PALS
Experience: Must have 2 year of current RN/critical care or Peri-Anesthesia Pediatric experience or ICU Peds. Qualified individuals will successfully complete the competency assessment.
Training: Proof of American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS), current for a minimum of 90 days after hire date. For units that require American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), current for a minimum of 90 days after hire date.
License: Currently licensed in the State of Florida
Other: Communication and interpersonal skills, basic computer skills, and customer service skills required. Certification in specialty area preferred.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis. If the requirement is not marked, then it is considered not applicable.
Lee Health is the leading provider of health care in Southwest Florida and has served the citizens of Lee County and surrounding communities since 1916. Lee Health consists of four acute care hospitals, two specialty hospitals and comprehensive health care services in facilities and office locations throughout Southwest Florida. With more than 1 million patient contacts each year, Lee Health is th...e fourth largest public health system in the United States and one of the largest in Florida. Lee Health is a progressive, financially sound health care provider with over 11,800 employees, 1,300 community physicians and 4,500 volunteers and auxilians.