RN- Coordinator, ECT(Job Number: 01307-7964)
Work Location: United States-Florida-Fort Walton Beach-Fort Walton Beach Medical Center
Job Type: Nursing - Professional
Fort Walton Beach Medical Center, located on Florida's Emerald Coast, seeks a Coordinator, ECT (RN) to join our Behavioral Health Team!
The Emerald Coast features world famous vacation destinations of Destin, Fort Walton Beach and Okaloosa Island and is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
Fort Walton Beach Medical Center is one of the nation's top performers on quality measures for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care. The hospital has the tri-county's only comprehensive cardiovascular program. It is also the only acute care hospital in the area that offers open heart surgery, an Advanced Primary Stroke Center accredited by the Joint Commission, a Chest Pain Center and a Cancer Care Center that is affiliated with UAB and accredited by the Commission on Cancer.
The ECT Coordinator demonstrates critical thinking skills, scientific judgment and leadership in supporting the departmental scope of service, facility planning, budgetary issues, and patient care delivery. The ECT Coordinator, under the supervision of the DON or Director, assumes responsibility and accountability for the management of human and physical resources of the unit to deliver affordable, quality care. The ECT Coordinator also assumes the responsibility and accountability of the registered nurse in providing nursing care to patients via therapeutic use of self, the nursing process, the environment, and other health care members. Follow policies and procedures of Fort Walton Beach Medical Center.
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
Associate Degree, Diploma in Nursing, or BSN required
State of Florida RN License required
BLS – AHA Healthcare Provider required upon hire
ACLS required within 90 days of hire (for those RN’s responsible for post anesthesia recovery of ECT patients)
CPI required within 90 days of hire
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED:
Acute care experience preferred
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:
Reads and writes Basic English with the basic skills necessary to transcribe physician’s 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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