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Universal Health Services
Lake Park, FL 33403
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Wellington Regional

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.

Freestanding Emergency Department

Wellington Regional Medical Center will soon be opening their new Freestanding Emergency Department located in the city of Westlake, Florida. The groundbreaking ceremony for the new $12 million dollar Emergency Department was held on May 24th, 2018 with plans to see begin seeing patients in January 2019. The Freestanding Emergency Department sits on 5.6 acres and is nearly 11,000-square-feet in size. Services provided will be a reflection of the same services currently provided at our main Wellington Regional Medical Center Emergency Department in Wellington, FL. Services will range from those minor bumps, bruises, and colds, as well as, patients requiring higher level care such as stroke, myocardial infarction, heart failure, respiratory failure, cardiopulmonary arrest, and emergency pediatric care. It will be expected that RNs are flexible in meeting the staffing needs at both facilities to best care for our patients

RN Freestanding Emergency Department

The Freestanding Emergency Department RN is equipped with the knowledge and skills to collaborate with the Freestanding Emergency Department Providers to facilitate and deliver a high level of competent care to patients with a wide range of medical conditions and emergencies. . The Freestanding Emergency Department is equipped with the staff and capabilities to see patients throughout the lifespan & 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. Nurses in the Wellington Regional Medical Center Emergency Department can expect nursing to patient ratios that are in-line with the Emergency Nursing Association recommendations. 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. RNs will be expected to float between the main Emergency Department and the Freestanding Emergency Department in Westlake should the need arise to meet patient needs.

Essential Job Duties:

  • 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.
  • Triages patients presenting to the Emergency Department with real or threatened condition and performs rapid intervention and documents such. Demonstrates proficiency and organization in crisis and emergency situations.
  • Consistently performs and documents an organized Emergency Nursing assessment of patients including a primary and secondary survey, identifies and prioritizes potential life threatening situations, and reports information to the Emergency Department physician 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.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

Graduate of an accredited or NLN-approved RN program. BSN preferred.

Current Florida Registered Nurse licensure

Prefer one year experience in acute care setting, preferably emergency department nursing

Current American Heart Association BLS, ACLS, PALS, ENPC and/or required specialty training or course completion (current upon hire) as required by specialty.

Must successfully pass any pre-employment assessment(s) required by the facility.

This opportunity offers the following:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match

One of the nations largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the Worlds Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of Americas Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

*UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.


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Posted: 2019-11-07 Expires: 2020-03-19

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