Registered Nurse, Neurosurgical PCU, Full Time Nights, Baptist Jacksonville

Date Posted: Apr 18, 2024

Status: Full-Time

Shift Details: Nights

Job Summary

$3,750 sign-on bonus

Baptist Health is looking to add a Registered Nurse to our Neurosurgical Progressive Care Team at Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville. This is a full-time Night shift opportunity.

RNs on this unit typically see a 1:4 nurse to patient ratio and provide post-operative care to patients recovering from spinal procedures, diagnostic angiograms, aneurysms, and craniotomies as well as patients who may have had strokes, migraines, seizures, MS, Myasthenia Gravis, Guillain Barre Syndrome, etc.

RNs with strong clinical skills who are looking to grow in knowledge and experience are encouraged to apply. This includes RNs who have NOT worked in neuro who are compassionate and caring, willing to learn, team players, have strong clinical skills, and are reliable are also encouraged to apply. With our strong education and training, we will teach you what you need to know about neuro.

As a Registered Nurse in the Neurosurgical PCU, you will: 

  • Provide care to patients requiring treatment of any medical, surgical, or other condition, including chronic medical and minor injuries or illnesses
  • Perform physical assessments and neuro checks
  • Provide surgical site care to prevent infection
  • Serve as patient advocate and educate patients and loved ones to their disease process and plan of care
  • Work closely with physicians and other departments, such as physical, occupational, and speech therapists 
  • Participate in staff meetings and other unit activities
  • Embrace and uphold the hospital mission statement

Education Required

Associate's Degree - Nursing

Education Preferred

Bachelor's Degree - Nursing


  • Less than 1 year Medical Surgical Nursing Experience
  • Telemetry Experience
  • Hospital Experience

License and Certification

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Required
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Preferred
  • Conscious Sedation Certification Preferred
  • Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse (CNRN) Preferred
  • Licensed Registered Nurse Required


Baptist Jacksonville (Downtown)
800 Prudential Drive
Jacksonville, FL, 32207

Location Overview

For more than 20 years, health care consumers have named Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville the "most preferred healthcare provider" in the region. As the central hub of the Baptist Health system, Baptist Jacksonville provides the highest level of medical and surgical care using the latest technologies, such as the robotic-assisted da Vinci™ Surgical System. Centrally located on the beautiful St. Johns River in downtown Jacksonville, Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is Baptist Health's flagship tertiary-care hospital. Designated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in patient care, Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville has repeatedly been named among U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals.” The hospital has also been ranked as high performing in more than 10 specialties from neurology and neurosurgery to gynecology, diabetes, endocrinology,oncology and more.  Baptist Health also has a new Stroke & Cerebrovascular Center, which is a regional epicenter for advanced treatment of strokes, aneurysms and other brain conditions.  As one of 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare in the U.S. by Modern Healthcare, Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is located close to sports, theater and music venues, museums, shopping and dining.

About Baptist Health

Chosen as the area's “Most Preferred” healthcare provider every year since 1990 according to the annual National Research Corporation study of Jacksonville area residents, Baptist Health ranks highest in the categories of Best Doctors, Best Nurses, Best Quality and Best Reputation.