HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Charge Registered Nurse (RN) Medical Surgical Orthopedics Full Time Nights in Tamarac, Florida

Charge Registered Nurse RN, Medical Surgical Ortho, Full Time, Nights

University Hospital and Medical Center

Tamarac, FL

Facility Description:
University Hospital and Medical Center is a 317-bed acute care hospital offering a wide range of surgical and medical services as well as an academic teaching center for Behavioral Health. Since opening in 1974, we have distinguished ourselves as a leader in breakthroughs to orthopedic care as well as joint replacement. We continue to build on this tradition in our Orthopedic and Spine Institute. Our Center for Behavioral Health offers inpatient and outpatient services and a one-of-a-kind geriatric program. Other specialty services include a Wound Healing Center and Vascular Services, Primary Stroke Center and Women’s Center. Our newly renovated family-friendly ER provides expert, compassionate care for patients of all ages and special accommodations for seniors.

We continue a proud tradition of providing high level, personalized care close to home in your local community.

/ University Hospital & Medical Center is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence! /

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/ Benefits: We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance. /

Job Description:

Reporting to the Nurse Manager of the Medical Surgical unit, you will be facilitating exceptional care for the patients we serve in our 30-Bed unit. Some notable information about the unit/:/

/ / * Skill mix: Charge Nurse, Registered Nurse, Patient Care Assistant, Unit Secretary

  • Patient Ratio: RN= 1:5 PCA=1: 15

  • Medical Surgical patients hosts a variety of patient acuities/diagnosis: Ortho floor: total knee, hip; appendectomy, gall bladder, Urinary surgery

  • Schedules: 12-hour shifts (0700-1930, 1900-0730) ; Full time is considered 36 hours per week, including every other weekend. Self-scheduling is available.

  • Dress code: Professional Scrubs (individual provides their own). Grey, Royal Blue or pink.

  • Lifting Equipment: Lift

  • Award: HCA Unit of Distinction


  • Associates in Science in Nursing, Bachelors preferred

  • Current Florida license as Registered Nurse or Recognized Compact Licensure (subject to Florida State Licensing Requirements, including/not limited to ongoing eligibility and duration provisions).

  • Current certification as a BLS/CPR provider through the American Heart Association required

  • 2 years of experience as Medical Surgical Registered Nurse preferred

  • 1 year of experience as Medical Surgical Registered Nurse in a Supervisory/Charge role preferred

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Charge Registered Nurse (RN) Medical Surgical Orthopedics Full Time Nights

Location: Florida-Tamarac-University Hospital - Broward County

Requisition ID: 01645-5226