Located in downtown Orlando, Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center (ORMC) has served the Central Florida community for more than 100 years. With 898 acute-care and rehabilitative beds, it is among the largest acute-care facilities in the region and the only Level I Trauma Centers in Central Florida. The hospital has earned recognition from U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Hospital” in Central Florida and rated high performing in 12 adult procedures and conditions. Orlando Health ORMC holds the most Beacon Awards for Excellence in the state, awarded by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses to units that employ evidence-based practices to improve patient and family outcomes, and is the only adult-care hospital in Orlando to achieve Magnet® Recognition, the gold standard for nursing's contribution to quality patient care, safety, research and service excellence.
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hospitals and ERs, specialty institutes, urgent care centers, primary care practices and outpatient facilities that span
Florida's east to west coasts and beyond. Collectively, our 27,000+ team members honor our over 100-year legacy by
providing professional and compassionate care to the patients, families and communities we serve.
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Orlando Health is seeking an Advanced Practice Provider (APP) (Advanced Practice Registered Nurse or Physician Assistant) with recent Acute care experience, for a rewarding opportunity within the Housecalls Program. As an APP for the Housecalls Program, you will be responsible for providing expert clinical support within the home setting, managing necessary care for patients until they are able to return to their primary care physician.
Services provided by the Housecalls APP in the home include, but are not limited to:
- Diagnose, treat, and manage acute and chronic conditions such as heart failure, diabetes, high blood pressure, infections, and injuries.
- Prescribe medications and other treatments under the guidance of a medical doctor.
- Order and interpret diagnostic tests such as lab work, X-rays, and EKG.s
- Evaluate for DME, Home Care and Wound Care.
- Assesses the physical and psychosocial status of patients by means of interview, health history, physical examination, and diagnostic studies.
- Recognizes deviations from normal in the physical assessment; works collaboratively to formulate treatment plans.
- Implements appropriate management based on laboratory results, physical assessment, routine diagnostic and follow-up studies, therapeutic measures, admission and discharge care in accordance with written practice protocols.
- Initiates appropriate actions to facilitate the implementation of therapeutic plans that are consistent with the continuing healthcare needs of patients.
- Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.
- Demonstrates caring practices by providing a compassionate and therapeutic environment for patients and their families.
- Demonstrates awareness of legal issues and patients' rights.
- Identifies, analyzes, and resolves patient care issues to foster significant improvement in patient care.
- Dictates and documents an accurate and timely manner.
- Maintains provision of preventive health services.
- Conducts or participates in daily multidisciplinary rounds.
- Performs detailed history and physical examinations and documents inpatient H&P and discharge summaries (Must be reviewed and countersigned by supervising medical staff memeber within 24 hours and may not be subsituted for physician H&P).
- Writes or dictates reports and progress notes appropriately in the medical record.
- Triages patients.
- Shares clinical expertise with professional and supportive personnel and collaborates with other healthcare disciplines to ensure continuity and quality of care.
- 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
- Acts as a role model and resource person for staff.
- Participates in review and revision of policies and procedures.
- Demonstrates compliance with standards of regulatory and accrediting agencies.
- Establishes relationships with professionals of other health-related groups within the community.
- Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication with diverse populations, including physicians, employees, patients, and families.
- MN or MSN or DNP or PhD or DNS degree in nursing required.
- ARNP license in the state of Florida.
- After July 1, 2006, licensure applicants are required to have national advanced certification from an approved nursing specialty board.
- Maintains current BLS certification.