Location Address: 601 E Altamonte Drive, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Altamonte Springs
Located north of Orlando in the community of Altamonte Springs, our facility is consistently named âœBest Hospitalâ for overall quality, reputation, doctors and nurses by local residents.
As the largest satellite campus within the Altamonte System, AdventHealth Altamonte Springs has been providing state-of-the-art healthcare to the community since 1973.
The 393-bed hospital cares for more than 168,000 patients a year. We are proud to be revolutionizing health care with visionary leadership and world-class resources.
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The Intensive Care Unit at AdventHealth Altamonte Springs is a 28-bed unit caring for a wide array of high-acuity cases
This amazing unit focuses on teamwork while embracing the Primary Nurse Model of Care. As a nurse your will be an active member of this amazing multifaceted team.
The unit was selected by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and invited to participate in a yearlong CLABSI prevention project. Our dedicated team of physicians, nurses, and staff completed a successful project, and the Nurse Manager was chosen to represent the Florida cohort in the closeout session in Chicago along with other peer leader state representatives. The team was also chosen to speak about the project in the local close-out meeting at Leu Gardens. There they were able to meet the national speaker Kathleen Vollman RN who inspired them to remain vigilant and continue to promote an environment rich in safety culture.
Work Hours/Shift: Full Time, Days (7 am - 7 pm) or Nights (7 pm - 7 am)
$15,000 Sign-on Bonus available for eligible candidates (see terms below)
Applicable experience required.
Full Time employment contract required.
Rehires within twelve (12) months are not eligible.
You Will Be Responsible For:
Nursing Process: Completes timely assessments per Practice Guidelines including physiological, psychological, developmental, sociocultural, spiritual, and life-style factors, including signs of abuse or neglect. Makes appropriate decisions and interventions and nursing diagnosis according to patients actual or potential health conditions or needs. (American Nurses Association [ANA], 2012)
Nursing Process: Based on the assessment and diagnosis, sets measurable and achievable short and long-range gals for the patient (ANA, 2012), assisting in the developmental and implementation of an individualized plan of care. Prioritizes and completes follow-up assessments, evaluates and modifies plan of care as needed. Nursing practice reflects mutual goal setting and whole person care including meeting the needs of the mind, body and spirit. (King, 1995)
Nursing Knowledge: Demonstrates the ability to assess and interpret diagnostic data relative to the patient age and condition, including, but not limited to lab results, non-invasive monitoring data and interdisciplinary team notes. Nursing practice reflects the application of knowledge and skills pertaining to all diagnoses, procedures, medications, complications, and equipment associated with unit patient population.
Patient Safety: Nursing practice reflects the application of knowledge, skill and adherence to all pertinent regulatory standards. Follows strict infection prevention precautions. Adheres to policy and procedure regarding all aspects of medication safety. Practice reflects importance of patient teaching and takes advantage of opportunities, both planned and unplanned, to carry it out in accordance with plan of care.
Communication: Promotes an exceptional patient experience by abiding to compassion and image standards and fostering excellent nurse-patient relationships through effective/therapeutic communication with the patient, family, and visitors, including but not limited to and as applicable, hourly rounding. Exhibits ability to utilize appropriate techniques, verbiage, and resources in all interactions with the patient to their level of understanding. Communicates effectively with interdisciplinary team by completing thorough hand off communication in all situations. Follows chain of command when appropriate.
What Will You Need:
Education and Experience Required:
Graduate of a school of Nursing.
Education and Experience Preferred:
Bachelor's degree in Nursing.
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
Current valid State of Florida or multi-state license as a Registered Nurse.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
Advanced life support certification (ACLS, PALS, NRP) per specialty/unit requirements.
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Preferred:
ACLS, PALS, NRP (based on patient population; See document EKG and Advanced Life Support Requirements)
The Registered Professional Nurse (RN) is responsible for providing and supervising direct and indirect total nursing care responsibilities to identified age-specific groups. Utilizes the nursing process (assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating) in achieving the goals of the nursing department. Adheres to the AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of app applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.