AdventHealth Advanced Cardiothoracic Registered Nurse ICU FT Night in Celebration, Florida
Registered Professional Nurse AdventHealth Celebration
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Celebration
? Our Critical Care specialty includes intensive care unit and step down unit, both of which are notable for their team-oriented culture and commitment to patient safety. Nurses on these units are empowered to make patient care decisions, engage in the Nurse Practice Council and self-schedule for optimal coverage. This is a 30 beds multisystem ICU and 10 step down beds featuring hard-wired center and side local nursing stations, all private rooms and two VIP suite. Seven intensivists provide coverage to the unit to help and support our patients. We have 24-hour critical care coverage. The nurse to patient ratio is 2:1 for ICU and 4:1 for step down.
? Established in 1997 and now a 203-bed hospital, AdventHealth Celebration Health was designed as a Mediterranean resort-style facility to serve as a cornerstone of health in Disney?s planned community of Celebration, Florida
? The hospital consistently delivers a state-of-the-art healing environment to residents of Osceola, Orange, Polk and Lake Counties, as well as to visitors from across the United States and the world. All within a 'living laboratory' of groundbreaking, research-driven clinical solutions that integrate mind, body and spirit in the defeat of illness and disease.
? If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the RN opportunity with AdventHealth Celebration and apply online today.
Work Hours/Shift: Full Time, 3/12s, 7p-7a
? 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 goals for the patient (ANA, 2012), assisting in the development 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 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.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
? Organizational and multi-tasking skills
? Knowledge of nursing care methods and procedures
? Ability to work as a team player within a unit
? Effective verbal and oral communication and problem-solving skills
? Peri-operative or post-operative care of cardiothoracic patients
? Management of mechanical circulatory devices
? Ability to care for complex cardiothoracic surgical and advanced heart and lung disease patients
? EKG (based on patient population; see document EKG and Advanced Life Support Requirements)
? Ability to scrub cardiothoracic procedures
? Graduate of a school of nursing
? One year experience in cardiothoracic, cardiovascular, or cardiac ICU setting OR cardiovascular operating room experience
? Department specific advanced competencies
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
? Bachelor?s degree in Nursing
? CVICU experience
? CVOR experience
? Current registration with Florida State Board of Nursing as a registered professional nurse
? Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
? Advanced life support certification (ACLS, PALS, NRP) per specialty/unit requirements
? For Radiology/Imaging, PALS required only for cost centers 4220, 6236, 7211
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
? Professional certification (CCRN, CNOR, CSC, CMC, CCTN)
? ACLS, PALS, NRP (based on patient population; See document EKG and Advanced Life Support Requirements)
The Advanced Cardiothoracic Registered Nurse works in the highly specialized cardiothoracic intensive care unit or operating room that caters to the needs of patients requiring constant monitoring and whose clinical conditions are considered critical. The Advanced Cardiothoracic Registered Nurse is adept at responding to changes in patient condition that could lead to serious complications and providing immediate interventions as required. The nurse is comfortable in operating and managing complex medical equipment and assisting physicians in the management of the patient. They are 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 all 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.
We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.