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Graduate Registered Nurse RN - SSH Med Surg 4 - DAY


Graduate Registered Nurse RN - SSH Med Surg 4 - DAY

Department: SouthSeminole Med/Surg 4thFlr
Variable Full Time
ReqID: req29693

Serving the healthcare needs of Seminole County residents for more than 35 years, Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital is an acute care hospital located about 15 miles north of the downtown Orlando Health campus in Longwood. Of its 206 beds, 126 are acute care and 80 are inpatient behavioral health. Orlando Health South Seminole is a full-service community hospital delivering top quality healthcare – from emergency services to cardiology and vascular care to a robust surgical program, including joint replacement and minimally invasive robotic surgery. The hospital's most recent state-of-the-art expansions include two new cardiac catheterization labs featuring a 24/7 STEMI program and a comprehensive outpatient physical rehabilitation center. Orlando Health South Seminole is home to one of three Air Care Team helicopter bases prepared to transport patients to the highest level of care for the most serious of injuries and the hospital also provides services at the Orlando Health Emergency Room and Medical Pavilion– Lake Mary.

Modern Healthcare has recognized Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital in Longwood, Fl as Best Places to Work in 2020! This recognition program honors companies throughout the industry that empower employees to provide patients and customers with the best possible care, products and services. We are proud to have been awarded with this designation!

Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital has earned an A grade from The Leapfrog Group, an independent national organization committed to healthcare quality and safety. This recognition further demonstrates our ongoing commitment to maintaining the highest standards of patient care throughout all of our facilities and ensures that our patients receive the safest medical care possible. This is the second grading period that Orlando Health South Seminole has earned an A from The Leapfrog Group. Grades are based on hospital performance in preventing medical errors, injuries, accidents, infections and other harms to patients in their care.

The Medical-Surgical unit of South Seminole Hospital is a 24/7 acute care facility whose care specializes in the treatment of adult and geriatric patient populations. The South Seminole Medical-Surgical Department is a 43 bed unit that offers comprehensive care to adult inpatients and outpatients, both male and female who meet inpatient or observation criteria and status, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The major services include treatment of acute and chronic disease processes. Care is also provided to the preoperative and post-operative patient.

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


BSN degree from an approved school of nursing.


Maintains current Florida RN license and BLS/Healthcare Provider certification are required.
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).


The Clinical Nurse I is the entry level for practice for nurses at Orlando Health. Clinical Nurse I is expected to progress to Clinical Nurse II within twelve months of employment.

Essential Functions

  • Works under the supervision of a preceptor and/ or charge nurse.
  • 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 his or her assigned unit/department.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span, assesses the data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the necessary information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her 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 work area.
  • Attends staff development in-services, department meetings and/or nursing committees meetings.
  • Assumes responsibility for professional development and continuing education.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

ADDRESS: 555 W. SR 434 Longwood FL 32750


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