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AdventHealth Geriatric Emergency Registered Nurse (GEM) in Sebring, Florida


All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family: Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

  • Nursing Clinical Ladder Program*

  • Sign-on Bonus*

  • Relocation Bonus*

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: FT, Day

Location: 4200 Sun 'n Lake Boulevard Sebring, FL 33872

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Sebring

  • Faith Based & Mission driven Facility

  • Largest Employer in the County

  • Surrounded by beautiful Lakes, Golf Courses and Florida’s oldest State Park

  • Close knit community with a home town family feel

  • 2 hours to just about any beach on either Coast

  • Local arts scene from museums and theaters to festivals and galleries

  • Local restaurants with the authentic taste of Florida

  • Near 100+ clear, freshwater lakes. Ideal for swimming, boating and fishing

  • Beautiful agriculture and farmland

  • Sebring is known for motorsports and home to the famous Sebring International Raceway

  • Nature and hiking trails

The role you’ll contribute:

The GEM (RN) is accountable for coordinating the efforts of the multidisciplinary treatment team for the patients under his/her care. The GEM RN is accountable for administering, supervising, coordinating, and evaluating the nursing process in the provision of care; and will strive to maintain and improve patient outcomes.

The GEM RN is responsible for acting as a role model for the mission and patient promise of AdventHealth Heartland. She/he is accountable for working within the parameters of the Florida Nurse Practice Act, regulatory standards, established policies, protocols and procedures; and utilizes other pertinent references as guidelines for clinical practice. S/he critically evaluates evidence for application to clinical practice in his / her area of practice.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Clinical assessment

  • Delirium: Brief Confusion Assessment Method

  • Dementia: Short Portable Mental Status Questionnaire

  • Gait Instability: Timed Up and Go Test

  • Functional Status: Katz Activities of daily Living

  • Polypharmacy: and Beer’s List Evaluation

  • Communication of GEM Assessment by GEM Liaison to ED Physician

  • Communication of findings/plan of care by GEM Liaison to Primary Care Physician, as needed

  • Care coordination between Case Management, Social Work, Home Health, Department of Aging, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Palliative Care, Geriatrics.

  • Communication of findings/plan of care by GEM Liaison to patient/family after discussion with ED Physician and PCP.

  • Patient callbacks with 24 hours if patient is discharged.

  • Documentation in medical record of basic findings of GEM Consult

  • Any acute medical care issues will be handled by the ED team (Physician and APP) NOT the GEM Liaison.


The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

  • One year of experience as a Registered Nurse

  • Graduate of a school of nursing

  • Current valid State of Florida or multi state license as a Registered Nurse

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (Preferred)

  • Complete arrhythmia test or course within ninety days

  • Current American Heart Association ACLS certification (must be maintained current)

  • American Heart Association PALS or ENPC certification

  • Certified Emergency Nurse Certification (preferred)

  • Certified Geriatric Nurse Certification (preferred)

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Nursing

Organization: AdventHealth Sebring Wauchula Lake Placid

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AdventHealth Sebring

Req ID: 23010010

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.