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RN Charge Surgical Services

HCA Healthcare
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548


HCA Florida Fort Walton-Destin Hospital, located on Floridas Emerald Coast, seeks a Charge RN to join our Outpatient Surgery Team! 
This role will provide professional nursing care to patients utilizing the nursing process. Charge RN will collaborate with other members of the health care delivery team including physicians, to deliver quality health care.

HCA Florida Fort Walton-Destin Hospital is a 267-bed top-performing quality hospital with over 200 of the most highly respected and qualified physicians in the area. It is the only acute care hospital in the Tri-County area that offers open heart surgery, an Advanced Primary Stroke Center accredited by the Joint Commission and an Accredited Chest Pain Center. An affiliate of the UAB Cancer Community Network, Fort Walton offers a Cancer Care Center that is accredited by the Commission on Cancer. Fort Walton Beach Medical Center also provides advanced care for critically ill patients, including cardiovascular and trauma injury care, and emergency services, including a main ER, Pediatric ER and Destin ER. Fort Walton Beach Medical Center is in partnership with Twin Cities Hospital, located in Niceville. We are also the parent company of the Rehabilitation Institute, both located in Destin.


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

  • 401(k) with an employer match up to 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!



  1. Facilitates department flow by making assignments and enhances communication with all members of the healthcare team
  2. Makes patient care assignments according to staff capabilities and patient needs and makes alterations in nursing assignments as necessary.
  3. Responsible for the closing of the department in the evening to ensure smooth throughput for department opening the following day
  4. Focuses on increasing patient satisfaction by enhancing throughput, hourly rounds, utilizing tactics in the ICARE model and holding subordinates accountable to the same standard
  5. Manages staff time effectively by assigning meal breaks and unit tasks
  6. Establishes communication and rapport with physicians.
  7. Resolves problems on a shift-to-shift basis with appropriate documentation and follow-up
  8. Communicates all unusual situations and problems up the chain of communication
  9. Initiates incidents reports and Code Red audit forms as needed during their shift
  10. Assists in orientation of new employees
  11. Documents and reports appropriate and inappropriate employee behaviors using appropriate chain of command
  12. Assists in the education and enforcement of facility policies and Core Measure Initiatives
  13. Demonstrates an advanced level of clinical skills and the ability to support others to achieve the delivery of quality care
  14. Practices, develops and endorses customer service skills in relationships with internal and external customers
  15. Serves as the patient and family advocate with respect to the patients rights
  16. Assists in the protection of PHI and complies with HIPPA regulations
  17. Plans and implements age appropriate patient care and teaching based on a total assessment
  18. Evaluates and documents patient response; monitors and recognizes changes in physiological and psychosocial status; takes appropriate action based on assessment of the patient
  19. Regular, punctual and dependable attendance
  20. Other duties as assigned


  • Associates Degree or Diploma in Nursing required
  • BSN or MSN is preferred



  • Current FL RN license required or appropriate compact licensure. If compact license held, active FL RN license required within 90 days of hire.
  • BCLS - AHA Healthcare Provider certification required at time of hire
  • ACLS required within 90 days of hire
  • PALS required within 90 days of hire
  • CAPA (Certified Ambulatory Perianesthesia Nurse) preferred
  • AAANC (American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nurses) preferred



  • A minimum of 3 years of experience required


  • Clinical expertise
  • Exemplary leadership skills
  • Tactful communication skills and the ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs
  • Supervision, delegation, conflict management and team building skills.
  • Flexible and resourceful and able to make decisions quickly
  • Reads and writes Basic English with the basic skills necessary to transcribe physicians orders
  • Basic computer skills

An EEO/AA Employer M/F/V/D.



Posted: 2022-06-21 Expires: 2022-07-24

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