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.
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. 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.
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.