HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse RN Med/Surg Service Specialist Ortho Unit in Jacksonville, Florida

For over 45 years, HCA’s Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville has been a leader in providing quality healthcare to Northeast Florida. Memorial Hospital is a 418-bed acute care hospital offering a full line of services, including 24-hour emergency care at three different locations. We feature an accredited Chest Pain Center, certified Stroke Center, dedicated Heart Center, Bone and Joint Center, and Memorial’s maternity center, Special Beginnings.. We are currently looking for a dynamic and skilled Registered Nurse RN Med/Surg Service Specialist on our Orthopedic Med/Surg Unit to join our team.

And whether you’re a family, single or an empty-nester nearing retirement, Jacksonville really offers something for everyone. With a population of 1.3 million, a low cost of living, high quality of life and wonderful climate, top rated school, and having recently been named one of the country’s ‘Top 10 Best Cities in the U.S. to Find a Job (by Forbes) and one of the top 10 ‘Best Cities for Relocating Families (by Mobility Magazine) all just an easy drive to the beautiful beaches of the Atlantic coast, you really can’t go wrong!

As a member of the Memorial team, you’ll enjoy a competitive base pay, full benefits to include health, life dental, 401k, etc., tuition reimbursement, potential sign-on/relocation and limitless growth potential as you’ll be joining one of the largest and most successful hospital corporations in the country.

The Medical Surgical Specialist functions as a Clinical Resource to a unit or department. The focus is on implementation of Quality/Process Improvement and Safe Care. Provides direct patient care through coordination of care or provision of available resources. Guides and instructs staff in department/hospital policy and procedures. Optimizes patient care by evaluating and educating nursing staff in current practices with use of Evidence-Based Practice. (EBP) Facilitates staff development and validation of competency and skills. Knowledgeable in regulatory and organizational rules and regulations. Provides clinical leadership and demonstrates commitment to support the overall goals of the Department of Nursing.

The position requires Clinical Nursing Expertise and knowledge of both department and hospital policies and procedures. Interpretive skills, frequent interactive and consultative associations along with management and supervisory skills inherent in the position. The ability to retrieve, communicate or otherwise present information in a written, auditory or visual fashion is essential. Written, computer, telephone skills and manual dexterity are required. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to: coordinating departmental orientation for new employees; QA/QI initiatives/Core Measures/NPSGs; staff training and development (annual competencies/advanced certification classes); clinical staff resource; special projects (committees/unit based program) and participation in research.

Required Education: Required License/Certification: Required Experience: Graduated from an accredited school of nursing Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (preferred) or pursuing Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing to complete within 2 years. Current Active Florida RN License. BLS by AHA. ACLS or certification within 6 months of entering this position. Med Surg Certification or Unit Specialty within 1 year of entering this position. Minimum of 2 years Med Surg clinical experience. Preferred Education: Preferred License/Certification: Preferred Experience: BSN ACLS Preceptorship or Charge Nurse Special or additional competencies or qualifications:

Title: Registered Nurse RN Med/Surg Service Specialist Ortho Unit

Location: Florida-Jacksonville-Memorial Hospital of Jacksonville

Requisition ID: 02525-11839