Wellington Regional Medical Center is located in Wellington, Florida. It is a 233-bed, acute care hospital, owned by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc., a highly respected healthcare management organization.
Wellington Regional is proud to have provided high quality healthcare services to the residents of Palm Beach County since 1986. As a community hospital, accredited by The Joint Commission, Wellington Regional prides itself on its continued commitment to remain on the forefront of advanced technologies and the expansion of programs and services to meet the needs of the growing community it serves.
Medical Intensive Care RN
Wellington Regional Medical Center's Medical Intensive Care Unit is an 18-bed unit in Western Palm Beach County and sees a diverse patient population. At Wellington, the Medical Intensive Care Unit is equipped with the staff and capabilities to see patients throughout the lifespan. The Medical Intensive Care RN is equipped with the knowledge and skills to collaborate with the Intensivists and Attending Providers to facilitate and deliver a high level of competent care to patients with a wide range of medical conditions. Wellington Regional Medical Center prides itself on maintaining the highest standards of nursing care, evidence based practice, and professional nursing standards that exceed patient expectations and the patient experience. Nurses in the Medical Intensive Care can expect nurse to patient ratios that are in-line with the national staffing recommendations. Nurses will be expected to float between the Medical Intensive Care, Surgical Intensive Care, & Step-Down Units.
Wellington Regional Medical Center is a Comprehensive Stroke Center, Chest Pain & Resuscitation Accredited, and cares for large number of highly acute patients using the most cutting edge approaches in their delivery of care. . Some of the advanced technological therapy utilized in the Medical Intensive Care include: Integra Intracranial Pressure monitoring; Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumping; Impella Left Ventricular Assist Device; Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy; Swan Ganz Hemodynamic Monitoring; Rotoprone Therapy; Vigileo Flotrak Monitorng; Gaymar Hypothermia Therapy, ECOS Acoustic Pulse Thrombolysis; Oscillation Ventilatory Management; IRIS Technology, and other treatment modalities.
Demonstrates strong customer service skills. Greets guests with eye contact and a smile.
Functions within scope of practice based on licensure, education skills, and experience. Recognizes own limitations, seeks guidance when needed, and incorporates suggestions into professional practice.
Assumes responsibility for updating knowledge of hospital and departmental policies, procedures, protocols, and practices as evidenced by signature on sign-in sheet of staff meetings and documents of such updates.
Demonstrates flexibility in scheduling to meet staffing needs, i.e., overtime, altering scheduled shifts to fill vacancies.
Consistently performs and documents an organized Nursing assessment of patients, identifies and prioritizes potential life threatening situations, and reports information to the Intensivist & Attending Providers promptly.
Constructs and implements the plan of care using nursing knowledge and skill.
Collaborates with the patient, family, and significant other to meet the educational, physical, psychological, and spiritual needs of the patient.
Demonstrates strong knowledge and competency of age-specific care to the patient populations served.
Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members.
Demonstrates Service Excellence Standards at all times.
Understands COBRA and Florida Access to Care and assures compliance. Assists/supervises the coordination of transfers in an effort to facilitate care and prevent violations. Reports all real/potential violations to the Director and provides supportive documentation.