Registered Nurse Cardiothoracic PCU Training FT Days Orlando
Description Registered Nurse Transition Training Program for our Cardiothoracic PCU Unit at AdventHealth Orlando Location Address: 601 East Rollins St, Orlando FL 32803 Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Orlando: * Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando * Our Newest Cardiac unit: Cardiothoracic PCU unit is a 36-bed unit with a patient ratio of 1:3. This unit will care for patients with Cardiac or Thoracic needs, surgical related, and or overflow from any of our Cardiology sister units. You will get to learn side by side with our already established caring specialized trained Cardiology units. * Serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America * AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country * We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year * Training opportunities for experienced Registered Nurses that are either looking to grow into a higher acuity level or working outside of the hospital setting that are interested in transitioning to acute care such as our Cardiothoracic PCU unit. Program Specifics Our training program incorporates comprehensive body systems modules including anatomy and physiology, various body systems conditions, diagnostics, nursing care and treatment. This online approach provides the basic didactic critical care content with educational activities that is reinforced in clinical experience with a preceptor. The program may be offered at any of our 7 campuses (dependent on patient population unit needs). Kindly apply to your campus/ patient population of interest and the appropriate recruiter will contact you. * Full-time paid internship and nursing position * Blended didactic Online and precepted clinicals * Shift flexibility desired as shifts are not guaranteed * Successful EKG required Work Hours/Shift: Full Time Days, 3/12 hour shifts 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 goals for the patient (ANA, 2012), assisting in the development 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 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. Qualifications What Will You Need: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED : * Graduate of a school of nursing * Minimum of six (6) months of experience EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED : * Bachelors degree in Nursing * Minimum of 1 year of nursing experience LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED : * Current valid State of Florida or multi state license as a Registered Nurse * Basic Life Support (BLS) certification LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED : * Professional Certification Job Summary: The Registered Nurse entering a training program 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. Graduate nurses and experienced nurses entering a training program will be under the direct supervision of a preceptor for all principal duties and responsibilities during the training program with eventual transition to independent practice after successful training program completion. Adheres to the AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and to rules and regulations of all 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. This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.