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Registered Nurse Intermediate Critical Care Unit Nights
Location: Orlando, Florida
Internal Number: 21036208
Registered Nurse Intermediate Critical Care AdventHealth East Orlando
Up to $15,000 Sign-on Bonus and $5,000 Relocation available for eligible candidates (see terms below)
Location Address: 7727 Lake Underhill Road, Orlando, FL 32822
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth East Orlando
AdventHealth East Orlando, a 305-bed community hospital that serves as one of AdventHealth's seven satellite facilities, became part of the AdventHealth system in 1990. At AdventHealth East Orlando, we strive to improve our patients' quality of life through a holistic approach to health care - mind, body and spirit - while remaining at the forefront of medical innovation.
During the past ten years, we've invested $122 million in facility improvements to serve the growing community. Among the recent additions and openings, we have an expanded Emergency Room, a Center for Medical Simulation and Education, a renovated Cancer Institute. Currently we are renovating our 24 bed ICU to a 40 bed Critical Care Unit that can take both intermediate and ICU level patients, we have invested in the newest technology for innovative safe care of our most critical patients.
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The Intermediate Critical Care Unit at AdventHealth East Orlando is a 16-bed unit multi-systems unit with a cardiac blend. Nurse to patient ratios is 1:3, and assignments are made based on acuity. Our nurses have exposure to a wide array of patient conditions from a diverse patient population with cases including renal failure, respiratory failure with ventilator management, septic shock with MODS, pulmonary, post-cardiac and more.
Our multi-disciplinary Critical Care team consists of intensivists, registered nurses, pharmacists, respiratory therapists, physical therapists, case managers, social workers, and chaplains. Our nurses are fully engaged and are an integral part of patient rounds, case reviews, morbidity and mortality/performance improvement reviews, as well as focused professional practice in critical care.
Our nursing team works closely with our 24-hour intensivist team to provide optimal care for our patients and comfort for their families. We have an on-site provider, available for support should the patient require an escalation of care.
Our unit consists of highly engaged nurses with dedicated preceptors who love to teach eager new nurses. Critical care requires an educational curriculum and competency assessment beyond general critical care concepts. Our nurses received focused education and competency assessment for common critical care concepts, monitoring, procedures and devices.
We are focused on intentional education as well as partnering with subject matter experts to help our team members grow and thrive on this challenging and exciting unit.
Work Hours/Shift: Full Time, Nights, 7 pm – 7 am
Sign-on Bonus Eligibility:
Applicable experience required.
Full Time employment contract required.
Rehires within twelve (12) months are not eligible.
Internal candidates not eligible.
Applicable experience required.
Full Time employment contract required.
Must live 50 miles outside of campus address.
You Will Be Responsible For:
Nursing Process: Completes timely assessments per Practice Guidelines including physiological, psychological, developmental, sociocultural, spiritual, and life-style factors, including signs of abuse or neglect. Makes appropriate decisions and interventions and nursing diagnosis according to patients actual or potential health conditions or needs. (American Nurses Association [ANA], 2012)
Nursing Process: Based on the assessment and diagnosis, sets measurable and achievable short and long-range gals for the patient (ANA, 2012), assisting in the developmental and implementation of an individualized plan of care. Prioritizes and completes follow-up assessments, evaluates and modifies plan of care as needed. Nursing practice reflects mutual goal setting and whole person care including meeting the needs of the mind, body and spirit. (King, 1995)
Nursing Knowledge: Demonstrates the ability to assess and interpret diagnostic data relative to the patient age and condition, including, but not limited to lab results, non-invasive monitoring data and interdisciplinary team notes. Nursing practice reflects the application of knowledge and skills pertaining to all diagnoses, procedures, medications, complications, and equipment associated with unit patient population.
Patient Safety: Nursing practice reflects the application of knowledge, skill and adherence to all pertinent regulatory standards. Follows strict infection prevention precautions. Adheres to policy and procedure regarding all aspects of medication safety. Practice reflects importance of patient teaching and takes advantage of opportunities, both planned and unplanned, to carry it out in accordance with plan of care.
Communication: Promotes an exceptional patient experience by abiding to compassion and image standards and fostering excellent nurse-patient relationships through effective/therapeutic communication with the patient, family, and visitors, including but not limited to and as applicable, hourly rounding. Exhibits ability to utilize appropriate techniques, verbiage, and resources in all interactions with the patient to their level of understanding. Communicates effectively with interdisciplinary team by completing thorough hand off communication in all situations. Follows chain of command when appropriate.
What Will You Need:
Education and Experience Required
Graduate of a school of Nursing
Education and Experience Preferred
Bachelor's degree in Nursing.
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required
Current valid State of Florida or multi-state license as a Registered Nurse.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
Advanced life support certification (ACLS)
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Preferred
The Registered Professional Nurse (RN) is responsible for providing and supervising direct and indirect total nursing care responsibilities to identified age-specific groups. Utilizes the nursing process (assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating) in achieving the goals of the nursing department. Adheres to the AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of app applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.