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Registered Nurse RN - Rapid Response Team - Nights - Dr Phillips Hospital


Registered Nurse RN - Rapid Response Team - Nights - Dr Phillips Hospital

Department: DPH Rapid Response Team
Variable Full Time
ReqID: req47166
Address: 9400 Turkey Lake Rd Orlando FL 32819

Orlando Health - Dr. P. Phillips Hospital is currently seeking a Registered Nurse to join our team!

Dr. P. Phillips Hospital is a full-service medical/surgical facility serving the residents of Southwest Orange County and Orlando's growing tourist population. In addition to a highly qualified team of nurses, support staff and physicians, Dr. P. Phillips Hospital is equipped with the latest technology in diagnostic imaging, cardiovascular catheterization and angiography.

The role of the Rapid Response Team (RRT) involves patient assessment and stabilization; communication and collaboration with the managing physician and/or consultants; nursing support and education and patient rescue. The Rapid Response Team functions as part of a multi-disciplinary team which includes a critical care nurse (ICURN), critical care respiratory therapist (RT), the managing physician, pharmacy support and Intensivist support if needed to meet the needs of the patient population. The goal of the Rapid Response Team is to reduce Code Blue 90s outside of the Intensive Care Units (ICUs); reduce harm events outside of the ICUs; reduce unplanned ICU admissions and re-admissions to the ICUs and provide nursing support and education.


2 year of critical care experience, required


Graduate from an approved school of nursing


Current licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Florida or Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC)

BLS/Healthcare Provider certification

ACLS, NRP, PALS, TNCC required for certain areas.

Essential Functions

Assess patient's needs and develops/revises an individualized plan of care based on patient needs and responses. Evaluates the patient's progress toward attaining expected outcomes.

Respects diversity by building respectful relationships with all team members and customers.

Functions as a patient and family advocate.

Demonstrates advanced knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the ptients served on his or her assigned unit/ department.

Serves as a preceptor, charge nurse, unit educator, and/ or nurse clinician.

Communicates and collaborates with medical staff and interdisciplinary team to effectively plan and manage the unit/ department.

Serves as a role model for staff and supports the hospital and nursing department's goals and strategies.

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/ department 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.

Delegates tasks and duties to healthcare team members in accordance with the patient's needs and the team member's capabilities and qualifications.

Communicates appropriate information regarding patient condition or unit concerns to other health care team members.

Demonstrates caring practices by providing a compassionate and therapeutic environment for patients and their families.

Demonstrates awareness of legal issues and patients' rights.

Collaborates with the education department and nursing leadership team to effectively transition, and support new team members and or students.

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.

Top Reasons to Choose Orlando Health – Dr. P. Phillips Hospital:

Competitive Pay: Evening, nights, and weekend shift differentials offered for qualifying positions.

All Inclusive Benefits: Student loan repayment, tuition reimbursement, back up elder and childcare, pet insurance, and more for full time and part time employees.

Employee-centric: Dr. P. Phillips Hospital has been selected as one of the 2020 “Best Places to Work in Healthcare” by Modern Healthcare.

Committed to Community: Orlando Health provides more than $450 million in total value to the community in the form of charity care, community benefit programs and services, community building activities and more.