ED RN Plus Nurse Specialty Training Program


SHIFT: Mixed (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time

ED RN Plus Nurse Specialty Training Program 
Full Time, Various Shifts Available, 0.9 FTE
JFK Medical Center North Campus
West Palm Beach, FL

JFK Medical Center North Campus is offering a great program for Registered Nurses! The ED Plus Nurse Specialty Program is a unique opportunity that provides a pathway for experienced Acute Care Registered Nurses to transition into the Emergency Department Specialty. It is innovatively designed to provide intense training for experienced nurses with a passion to work in the ER setting. The program will provide you with the tools necessary to succeed in today's ED environment.  

The Emergency Department Nurse Specialty Program will be offered:

  • June 14th
  • October 18th

Program Details:

The ED Nurse Specialty Program will last for approximately 12 weeks: 

  • The first five (5) weeks include a combination of interactive classroom discussions, case studies, online learning, hands-on skills training, and simulation with experienced clinical instructors.
  • The remaining seven (7) weeks are spent at the facility working with an experienced clinical nurse preceptor in the ED
  • Attendance is mandatory for the entire program.

What does the ED Plus Program include?

  • 12 weeks of Intensive Emergency Department Specific Training and Education
  • AHA Basic Life Support / Advanced Cardiac Life Support / Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • ENA – ENPC / TNCC certifications
  • Basic Dysrhythmia
  • Organ Procurement
  • CPI – Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Foundation Course
  • Emergency Department medication management
  • Communication Tools based on TeamSTEPPS
  • AIDET, SBAR, Patient Experience, Fall Prevention and more

Program acceptance requires a minimum two (2) year, full time commitment to the hospital and unit.

Facility Description:

Located in the heart of West Palm Beach, JFK Medical Center North Campus is an extension of your trusted JFK Medical Center family providing the same exceptional care with access to a larger network of services.

JFK North Campus is a 245-bed acute care facility that has been serving the community since 1975. JFK North is accredited by the Joint Commission. We are the largest provider of Behavioral Health Services in Palm Beach County offering the full continuum of prevention, treatment and support to address mental health and wellness for Children, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric patients. Our 88-bed Pavilion adjacent to the campus is the largest Baker Act Receiving facility in the county that accepts children while our outpatient services include a partial hospitalization program (PHP), and both adult and adolescent intensive outpatient programs (IOP and AIOP). Our additional services include: a 24-hour emergency department, critical care, comprehensive diagnostic imaging, outpatient rehabilitation, orthopedic care, wound management and a pain management center.

With more than 700 colleagues and 900 medical staff, we are committed to delivering compassionate patient experiences and positive medical outcomes. We invite you to join our team and become part of a larger family of great healthcare professionals.


We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At JFK Medical Center North Campus, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

  • Student Loan Repayment*
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs*
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)*

*If applicable, please refer to the CBA or the local HR office to confirm if this benefit



  • Acute Care Hospital Experience required
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred
  • FL RN Licensure, or Recognized Compact Licensure (subject to Florida State Licensing Requirements, including/not limited to ongoing eligibility and duration provisions)
  • Strong communication skills required
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds


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Salary Range
$37,000.00 - 71,000.00
per Year
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West Palm Beach, FL 33407, US