RN Cardiac PCU Training Program - AdventHealth Orlando
Location: Orlando, Florida
Internal Number: 23029643
All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
$7,500 Sign-on Bonus and $3,000 Relocation Bonus available for eligible candidates (see terms below)
Benefits from Day One
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
Shift: Day and Night Shifts available
Location: 601 East Rollins St, Orlando FL 32803
Cardiac PCU is a fast paced 40-bed ICU step down unit which cares for a diverse, and acutely ill patient population. We specialize in the treatment of patients requiring advanced heart failure therapies such as Ventricular Assist Devices (LVADs), artificial hearts and heart transplantation. We also care for patients who have undergone coronary artery bypass, valve repairs, heart catheterizations, pacemaker implantation, and AICD implantation.
Our unique specialty gives us the opportunity to build connections with our patients and their family members.
Our Unit is a Family at the End of the Day
Our team is extremely energetic and talented group. Due to our fast paced environment, we must think on our feet and support each other always.
•Patient care model: Registered Nurses & Patient CareTechnicians/Nurse Technicians •Ratios: 4-5 patients per 1 RN based on acuity & 10-13patients per 1 PCT/NT based on acuity
Our leadership team is highly engaged and works closely with the frontline staff. We encourage great relationships with our physician team and other ancillary departments. Our Cardiac PCU is fortunate to have a specialized group of physicians and mid-level providers that have close working relationships with the nursing and leadership team.
Dedicated to Growth & Development As hard as we work together, we love to celebrate together. Through special events, unit outings, potlucks, and daisy award celebrations we cheer each other on at every opportunity. Educational conferences are highly encouraged each year as we pride ourselves on staying up to date with new Heart Failure therapies. Cardiac PCU also hosts continuous education opportunities led by our physician and mid-level team to ensure we are using best practices.
The role you’ll contribute: The Registered Nurse entering a training program 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. Graduate nurses and experienced nurses entering a training program will be under the direct supervision of a preceptor for all principal duties and responsibilities during the training program with eventual transition to independent practice after successful training program completion. Adheres to the AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and to 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.
*Terms: 24 month Full Time Employment Contract Required for Sign-On and Relocation
Applicable experience required.
Internal Candidates and Rehires within 12 months are not eligible.
Must live 50 miles outside of campus address.
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
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 Certifications (ACLS, PALS, NRP) per specialty/unit requirements
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.