1+ months

Charge Nurse Post Anesthesia Care Unit

HCA Healthcare
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548


SHIFT: Evenings (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Fort Walton Beach Medical Center, located on Florida's Emerald Coast,seeks a full time ChargeNurse (RN)to join our PACU Team!

The Charge Nurse facilitates department flow and enhancescommunication with all members of the healthcare team. The focus is onincreasing patient satisfaction by enhancing throughput, hourly rounds,utilizing tactics in the ICARE model and holding subordinates accountable tothe same standard. This role will resolve problems on a shift-to-shift basiswith appropriate documentation and follow-up while communicating all unusualsituations and problems up the chain of communication. Must demonstrate anadvanced level of clinical skills and the ability to support others to achievethe delivery of quality care.

Our goal is to provide exceptionalpost-anesthesia care to both inpatients and outpatients. Our team also supports each other; we are one big, hardworking PACU family!Our goal is to provide exceptional post-anesthesia care to both inpatients and outpatients. We are always looking for nurses who are willing to make a commitment to being a part of our dynamic team.
Our PACU is both inpatient and outpatient and also handles ICU and Trauma patients - so it can be a high acuity unit. Mixed shifts and call is required including nights. There is a 30 minute call window.

Fort Walton Beach Medical Center (FWBMC) is a 267-bedfull-service hospital with over 200 of the most highly respected and qualifiedphysicians in the area. It is recognized as a Top General Hospital forexcellence in quality care and patient safety. It is the only acute carehospital in the Tri-County area that offers open heart surgery, an AccreditedAdvanced Primary Stroke Center, an Accredited Chest Pain Center, and a CancerCare Center that is accredited by the Commission on Cancer and an Associate ofthe UAB Birmingham Health System Cancer Community Network. Its expandedemergency services include a dedicated Pediatric ER, 24/7 Destin ER, and afull-service 24/7 Fort Walton Beach ER that includes the only Level II TraumaCenter in the Tri-County area.

You are worth more than a paycheck. As a team member, enjoythe following benefits and more:

  • 401(k) with an employer match upto 9%
  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical, dental, flex spending,life, disability benefits
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Student loan repayment
  • Paid family leave

And much more!



  • Associate Degree, Diploma in Nursing, or BSN required


  • Current FL RN licenserequired or appropriate compact licensure. If compact license held, activeFL RN license required within 90 days of hire.
  • BLS required at the time of hire
  • ACLS and PALS within 90 days of hire required
  • TCAR TraumaCare After Resuscitation -required within 6 months
  • CPANCertifiedPost Anesthesia Nurseor ASPAN preferred
  • CAPA preferred


  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience required


  • Reads and writes Basic English with the basic skills necessary to transcribe physicians orders
  • Knowledge of body substance isolation
  • Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs
  • Basic computer skills
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Posted: 2020-04-06 Expires: 2020-06-04

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