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 the new Golisano Children’s Hospital opened in May 2017, and Gulf Coast Medical Center plans to double in size by 2020, resulting in a 624 bed hospital.
Location: Beautiful Fort Myers/Cape Coral on the Southwest Florida coastline.
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!
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Responsible for the safe delivery and documentation of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Performs 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. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes. Supports the organization vision and mission. Uses knowledge of patient's age and cultural diversity into the provision of patient care. Contributes 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.
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Education: Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.
Experience: Must have 1-2yrs RN/Medical Surgical or Neuro experience required.
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.
License: Currently licensed in the State of Florida
Other: Communication and interpersonal skills, basic computer skills, and customer service skills required.
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.