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Student Nurse Intern II-Progressive Care Unit-Nights


Position Summary

Located in Ocoee about 11 miles west of the downtown Orlando Health campus, the 212-bed Orlando Health – Health Central Hospital provides comprehensive medical and surgical acute care for the families of west Orange County communities. The hospital has earned Spine Surgery, Joint Replacement and Primary Stroke certification from The Joint Commission. Also located on the expanded Orlando Health – Health Central campus is a 30,000-square-foot comprehensive cancer center with clinical programs and services for patients and families. The cancer center became the only facility in Central Florida, and only the sixth in the nation, to offer MRIdian® therapy, which allows for more precise treatment of cancer tumors through real-time magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) during radiation beam therapy. The Orlando Health Center for Rehabilitation, which includes a 60-bed rehabilitation unit, a 40-bed Alzheimer's unit, a 10-bed hospice unit and outpatient rehabilitation services, also is located at the Orlando Health – Health Central campus. The hospital also provides services at the Orlando Health Emergency Room and Medical Pavilion – Horizon West in nearby Winter Garden.

Performs general patient care such as, hygiene, mobility, nutrition and increased/constant observation in a basic role with the guidance and mentoring of the Registered Nurse.


Essential Functions
 Provides routine treatments and interventions consistent with the educational level and skills learned in the academic environment and demonstrated competency through Orlando Health.
 Performs advanced skills after achievement of demonstrated competencies such as: nasogastric tube irrigation, suctioning, and removal; wound irrigation; complex dressing change without packing of wounds; maintenance of enteral tube feeding (Dobhoff, Nasogastric, and Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy); and tracheostomy care.
 Performs increase or continuous visual observation for Baker Act, behavioral health and suicide risk patients as assigned and utilizes the Safe Patient Room Environment Checklist with change of staff or transfer of care as part of handoff for Baker Act, behavioral health and suicide risk patients.
 Assists patients with hygiene, mobility, and nutritional needs.
 Maintains safety and security of patients, families, self and other members of the healthcare team.
 Assures patient privacy, rights and confidentiality.
 Follows standard precautions. Adheres to Hand Hygiene and PPE procedures.
 Communicates appropriate information regarding the patient's condition to the registered nurse (RN) and other members of the healthcare team.

Other Related Functions
 Completes all mandatory training
 Participates in nursing Performance Improvement (PI) activities as assigned.
 Demonstrates awareness of legal issues, patient rights and compliance with the standards of regulatory and accrediting agencies.
 Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the population of patients served on his or her assigned unit.
 Possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status.
 Interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs
 Provides the care needed as described in Orlando Health's policies and procedures.
 Consistently uses time and resources effectively and efficiently.
 Performs all other duties as assigned.care team.


 Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) degree or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

 Must obtain licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Florida or Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) within six (6) months of
placement in this job.
 Maintains current BLS/Healthcare provider certification.