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AdventHealth Registered Nurse Neuro Surgical PCU FT Nights in Orlando, Florida

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits and Paid Days Off from Day One

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

  • Nursing Clinical Ladder Program

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: Full-time, Three (3) 12-hour shifts

Shift: Nights, 7:00 pm - 7:00 am

Location: 601 E Rollins St, Orlando, FL 32803

Unit Highlights:

  • The Neurosurgical Progressive Care Unit (NSU) is a 40-bed Progressive Care Unit that cares for some of the most unique neuro cases. We work with surgical drains, incisions, shunts, lumbar drains, spinal cord stimulators, lumbar surgeries, craniotomies, and more.

  • At times other neurological patients are cared for on the unit. This unit is a great unit to develop neuro skills to grow into the Neuro ICU.

  • The unit is connected to the AdventHealth Neuroscience Institute, that supports coordination of care from the preoperative, inpatient, and the postoperative care of the patient providing a seamless process in care.

It Takes a Village

Considering our high acuity patients, we could not give the excellent care we do without the support of one another. Our patient population is unique, and each case is different in the way we provide care.

  • Patient care model: Registered Nurses & Patient Care Technicians/Nurse Technicians

  • Ratios: 3:1 patients per RN for NPH patients x12 hrs, 4-5 patients per 1 RN based on acuity

Our team delivers expert care through collaboration with our Neurosurgeons, pain medicine physicians, physical therapists, occupational therapists and pain psychiatrists.

Continued Learning

Considering our complex patient population, learning opportunities present themselves at every turn. Our Specialty Programs include;

  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) Program

  • The only NPH program in Central Florida and one of only 10 in the US

  • NPH is often masked by the normal aging process, is difficult to diagnose and often goes untreated which is what inspired us to create this program

  • Elective Spinal Surgeries

  • Our mission is to get to the bottom of our communities back pain to increase quality of life

  • 3 out of 4 people experience back pain throughout their lives

The community you’ll be caring for:

  • Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America

  • AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country

  • We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year

The role you’ll contribute:

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 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.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • 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.

  • Documentation: Demonstrates knowledge and skill in the recording and accessing of all patient information in electronic medical record according to policy and in real time. Performs appropriate and legible documentation, recording all procedures and assessments within established timeframes, and in accordance with standards of care, departmental policy and practice guidelines.

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

Minimum qualifications:

  • Graduate of a school of nursing

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

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

  • Advanced Life Support (ACLS) Certification

  • EKG competency testing

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing

  • Professional Certification

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances. The salary range reflects the anticipated base pay range for this position. Individual compensation is determined based on skills, experience and other relevant factors within this pay range. The minimums and maximums for each position may vary based on geographical location.

Category: Nursing

Organization: AdventHealth Orlando

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 3 - Night

Req ID: 24003416

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.