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Registered Nurse RN Weekend Option - Trauma, Med surg - full time - Nights


Position Summary

Orlando Health ORMC is the flagship hospital of the Orlando Health system and one of the largest tertiary facilities in the region, offering the most advanced care available for surgical, medical, rehabilitative, and emergency care needs, including serving as Central Florida's only Level One Trauma Center. This excellence in care has earned the hospital recognition by U.S. News & World Report among the nation's Best Regional Hospitals and as High Performing Hospitals for 2022-2023 and Magnet recognition in 2023. Magnet recognition is the gold standard for nursing excellence and is a reflection of the hospital's nursing professionalism, teamwork, and superiority in patient care.

Orlando Regional Medical Center General, Trauma, Colon and Rectal Surgery Unit is a 30-bed post surgery unit with all private rooms. This unit provides the perfect environment for new nurses and experienced nurse to grow, develop, and build the crucial foundation needed to provide exceptional patient care. The patient population cared for on this unit includes patients across the general surgery continuum, specializing in acute pre- and post-operative general, colorectal, gastrointestinal surgery and the traumatic injured patients.

• This position is for nights from 7pm- 7am.

• Weekend RNs commit to 3 shifts per weekend.

• The weekend is considered as 7Pm Friday – 7am Monday.

• Weekend RN positions have flat rate shift differentials


Essential Functions

  • Assesses 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 knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned.
  • 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.
  • 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.



  • Graduate of an approved school of nursing.


  • Maintains current State of Florida RN license or valid eNLC multistate RN license.
  • Maintains current BLS/Healthcare Provider certification.


  • None required