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RN Golisano Children's Hospital - Critical Care Areas

Job Details

Fort Myers, FL

Intensive Care Nursing

Full Time


Job Ref:

Location: Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida


Department: Nursing Administration - GCHSWF


Workdays/Nights: Variable

9981 S. HealthPark Drive


Shift: Shift 1



Fort Myers, FL 33908


Work Type: Full Time


Exempt: No

Job Summary


The Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida - a standalone, state-of-the-art facility that opened in 2017 - is on a mission to deliver vital and lifesaving care for children and their families throughout the region.

We are currently seeking exceptional RN's for the following units:

Pediatric Emergency Department:  17 beds, 8 observation and recent winner of the coveted Lantern Award

NICU: Level II and III, 70 private rooms, Regional Perinatal Intensive Care Center, utilizes 'NicView'

PICU:  16 beds, burn unit and pediatric dialysis available, utilizes child life specialists

Hematology/Oncology: inpatient and outpatient wings, total Immersion rooms

Transport and Vascular Access

Check us out on Facebook and Instragram.  Connect with the Nurse Recruiter by emailing jennifer.kuhn@leehealth.org


Top Hospital by Leapfrog Group

Soliants 2018 Most Beautiful Hospital in the US

2020 partnered with Childrens Miracle Network, a partnership that will help fund the growth of services while maintaining nationally recognized care at Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida.

Only Childrens Hospital between Miami and Tampa

Pharmacy onsite, surgical PACU and respiratory therapy

Utilizes Child Life Specialist

Has its own therapy dog Dorian the Doodle (check him out on Instragram!)

In Dec 2021 launched a neurosurgery program for patients with complex pediatric brain and neurological conditions that, ideally, will reduce the need to transfer scores of fragile newborns and children to larger health centers in Tampa and Miami.

    Responsible for the safe delivery and documentation of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Perform responsibilities in five areas of nursing practice utilizing critical thinking, management, problem solving and differentiation of urgency in the role of: clinician, teacher, researcher, leadership and professional development. Responsible for directing and coordinating nursing care for patients based on established clinical nursing practice standards subscribed to by American Nursing Association and in accordance with the Florida Nurse Practice Act and other regulatory standards. Collaborate with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes. Support the organizations vision and mission. Use knowledge of patient's age and cultural diversity into the provision of patient care. Contribute to the provision of quality nursing care through excellence in customer service and performance improvement techniques that demonstrate positive outcomes in patient care. The nurse practice is guided by the code of ethics for nurses with interpretative statements.

    Job Requirements


    Educational Requirements


    • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing



    • Experience Required

    State of Florida Licensure Requirements


    • Registered Nurse License

    Certifications/Registration Requirements


    • BLS (American Heart Association / Basic Life Support)

    Additional Requirements:

    • Proof of American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) current for a minimum of 90 days after hire date. For units that require American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), current for a minimum of 90 days after hire date.

    US:FL:Fort Myers

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