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 “Best Hospital” 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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Our team of nurses and doctors use a multi-disciplinary collaborative approach to treat our highly acute patient population.
28 bed unit featuring modalities such as CRRT, Balloon Pump, and therapeutic hypothermia.
We pride ourselves on having a team that treats each other like family and is always supportive.
We support and encourage continuing education, certifications, and professional growth.
Work Hours/Shift: Per Diem, Days, 7 am - 7 pm
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.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.