Create a positive outcomes for patients, and for your nursing career with opportunities to learn and grow.
Here is your opportunity to build a satisfying career with a renowned organization featuring a state-of-the-art facility. Lakeland Regional Health is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit healthcare system located in central Florida. Our 849-bed Lakeland Campus is one of the largest hospitals in the state and operates the nation's busiest emergency department. Committed to treating patients and professionals with the kindness and respect we all deserve, we have earned the Great Workplace Award from Gallup as well as inclusion among the list of America's Best Mid-Size Employers by Forbes.
Growth and Opportunity
100 years of stability
If you would like the chance to do work that is meaningful and rewarding, join us as:
Registered Nurse-Med/Surg Units Opportunities in Palliative Care, Nephrology, Orthopedics, Oncology, and Medical Cardiology Lakeland Medical Center, Lakeland, Florida Schedule: Flexible shifts and schedules available
Here is an exceptional opportunity for RNs to learn, grow, and develop the skills to advance their careers while providing superior care with a regional leader. The Med/Surg nursing team at Lakeland Regional Health offers enjoys comprehensive programs in trauma and cardiology and the chance to gain experience treating pre- and post-operative patients. We seek nurses with exceptional people and organizational skills, as well as the ambition and curiosity to succeed within our fast-paced, intellectually challenging environment. In addition to state-of-the-art trauma and cardiology units, the professionals we select can gain exposure to our nephrology and oncology departments. Those with experience in chest tubing, phlebotomy, and surgical dressing are vital to our success and will receive preferred consideration.
Additional responsibilities include:
Using the standards of nursing practice and mutually solving problems with the patient, family, other healthcare providers, and the community to develop a well-coordinated and collaborated plan of care.
Demonstrating a competent level of behavior in the professional registered nurse role through engagement in caring relationships, modeling of caring factors, and the promotion of optimal outcomes.
Ensuring zero preventable harm with attention to all patient safety and quality practices, including hygiene, hourly rounding, pro-active toileting, and maintenance of a clutter-free healing environment.
Establishing self-caring practices, demonstrating personal safety practices, and engaging in continuous learning.
Initiating, cultivating, and sustaining caring relationships with patients, families, and other members of the healthcare team.
Demonstrating ethical practice by maintaining patient confidentiality.
Fostering a spirit of clinical inquiry through integration of the Quality-Caring Model with specific evidenced-based nursing interventions to positively influence health outcomes.
Participating in activities to support clinical inquiry as appropriate to one’s skills, knowledge and experience.
Appropriately using resources by maintaining an open, flexible approach and considering factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost, and impact in the planning and delivery of nursing services.
Interacting with and contributing to the professional development of students, peers, and other healthcare providers as colleagues.
Using caring relationships to enhance the healthy work environment by collaborating in a way that promotes mutual respect and meaningful recognition of each person’s contribution.
Demonstrating leadership qualities that influence and guide fellow team members to maximize the potential of the team as a whole and promote a culture of peer to peer accountability.
Contributing to the professional practice environment through participation on committees, councils, administrative teams and in professional organizations.
Education, Experience, and Licensure
Successful applicants will each possess an associate’s degree with a commitment to obtain a bachelor’s degree in nursing within three years of hire; current licensure as a registered nurse in the state of Florida; and BLS. Experience with chest tubing, phlebotomy, and surgical dressing strongly preferred. Bachelor’s degree at time of hire and certification in specialty of nursing are preferred.
Zero-deductible/zero-co-pay medical coverage with LRH providers