Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements, and documents
nursing care. Assists physicians during examinations and
procedures. Performs various patient tests and administers
medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse.
Promotes patients' independence by establishing patient care goals
and teaching patients and families to understand conditions,
medications, and self-care skills. Relies on experience and
judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks.
A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically
reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Requires an
associate's degree and is certified as a registered nurse Prefer
Bachelors degree in Nursing. Familiar with standard concepts,
practices, and procedures.
Dreaming of living in paradise? Want to join a team delivering
unmatched patient care? Enjoy working with an incredible team? If
so, we have the perfect role for you!
What We Stand For: Lower Keys Medical Center is committed to the
delivery of consistent quality services in a safe and fiscally
responsible manner that meet the needs of patients, physicians,
employees, and our community; and to the maintenance of an
environment that encourages individual development, teamwork and
pride with compassion and respect for each person.
What We Do: Lower Keys Medical Center (LKMC) is a 167 bed, full
service, Joint Commission accredited, outstanding, acute care
medical facility with a
- 24/7 emergency room
- 24/7 laboratory
- 24/7 radiology services
- 24/7 specially equipped medical transport helicopter
LKMC is also proud to be the only hospital in the Florida Keys
that offers labor and delivery services. We also offer physical
therapy in Key West using a multi-joint strength system, in
addition to other innovative systems and equipment for customized
LKMC is fully accredited by the State of Florida and the gold
standard, The Joint Commission.
What Does a Registered Nurse in the Intensive Care Unit Do? As a
Registered Nurse in the Intensive Care Unit with Lower Keys Medical
Center, you will spend your day
- Evaluating assigned patients and plans, implementing and
documenting nursing care.
- Assisting the physicians during examinations and
- Performing various patient tests and administering medications
within the scope of practice of the registered nurse.
- Promoting patients' independence by establishing patient care
goals and teaching patients, and families to understand conditions,
medications, and self-care skills.
- You will rely on your experience and judgment to plan and
- Also, a wide degree of creativity and latitude is
- Typically you will report to a manager or head of a
What's In It For You?: Joining the LKMC team gives you an
unmatched experience of being a part of something much larger,
growth potential, full benefits package, competitive salary,
Which Qualifications Do You Need? In order to set you up for
success, you need the basics of
- An Associate's Degree and RN (FL) certified are required.
- Also, you must have current BLS and ACLS certifications from
the American Heart Association.
- Familiarity with a variety of the field's concepts, practices,
- Two years of medical experience is preferred, however not
Lower Key Medical Center is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer
and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color,
religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender
expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability
or any other legally protected status.