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Registered Nurse RN - ORMC PCU - Day

 

Registered Nurse RN - ORMC PCU - Day

Department: PCU
Status:
Variable Full Time
Shift:
Day
ReqID: req22095

Orlando Regional Medical Center (ORMC) is an 808-bed hospital in downtown Orlando and the flagship medical center of Orlando Health. For more than 100 years, ORMC has provided the most advanced options available for surgical, medical, rehabilitative and emergency care. Today, through our state-of-the-art technology and leading medical specialists, we provide a comprehensive continuum of care for trauma, heart, vascular, stroke, neuroscience, oncology, surgery and orthopedic patients.

The Progressive Care Unit is a 16-bed unit which provides nursing care to complex patients and their families. Clinical services include the assessment and patient care of a wide variety of medical diagnoses whom require continuous telemetry monitoring while providing a supportive environment. The PCU staff collaborates with a multi-disciplinary team including physicians, social work, case management, physical & occupational therapists, respiratory therapists, dieticians, spiritual care and pharmacists to meet the needs of this population. Staffing ratios are as followed: RN= 4:1Nursing Assistant = 8:1

The Graduate Registered Nurse (ASN) administers bedside patient care in a hospital setting under the supervision of a preceptor and/or charge nurse.

Education/Training

  • Associate of Science Degree in Nursing

Licensure/Certification

  • Current licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Florida or Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC).
  • BLS/Healthcare Provider certification
  • ACLS certification for adult critical care areas. PALS required for Pediatric Critical Care areas. NRP required for Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). (See unit specific requirements for specialty certification)

Experience

The Registered Nurse (RN) I is the entry level for practice for nurses at Orlando Health.

Essential Functions

  • Assesses patients needs when developing an individualized plan of care for each patient.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on assigned unit/department.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span, assesses the data reflective of the patients status, and interprets the necessary information needed to identify each patients requirements relative to age-specific needs.
  • Coordinates the care and delegates as appropriate to other team members on a defined group of patients.
  • Documents patient care in a knowledgeable, skillful, and consistent manner meeting all required and regulatory standards. This includes but is not limited to: patient assessment, education, medication administration, treatments, and patient safety.
  • Demonstrates competency in nursing skills and use of patient care/unit equipment as defined by unit specific requisite skills.
  • Prioritizes patient care in an ongoing manner in accordance with Evidence-Based Practice Standards of Care.
  • Practices effective problem identification and resolution.
  • Communicates appropriate information regarding patient condition or unit concerns to other health care team members.
  • Maintains a safe and caring environment for both patients and family.
  • Integrates patient and family education throughout the delivery of care.
  • Demonstrates awareness of Process Improvement activities on the unit, legal issues, and patients rights.
  • Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards.
  • Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.

Other Related Functions

  • Practices efficient use of supplies and maintains a clean, safe, and organized work area.
  • Attends staff development in-services, department meetings, and/or nursing committee meetings.
  • Assumes responsibility for professional development and continuing education.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned

ADDRESS: 52 W Underwood St (ORMC) Orlando FL

ABOUT ORLANDO HEALTH

Orlando Health is one of Florida's most comprehensive private, not-for-profit healthcare networks, and is based in Orlando, FL. Our facilities, advanced medical treatments and procedures, and highly qualified staff have distinguished Orlando Health as a healthcare leader for nearly two million Central Florida residents and 10,000 international visitors annually. Click here to learn more about Orlando Health.


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