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AdventHealth Advanced Cardiothoracic RN Pediatric Cardiac ICU FT Days in Orlando, Florida

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Advanced Cardiothoracic Registered Nurse Pediatric Cardiac ICU AdventHealth for Children

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth for Children

$12,500 Sign On Bonus and $3,000 Relocation Bonus Potential

  • As one of the premier children’s health systems in the nation, AdventHealth for Children sets the standard for innovation, quality and comprehensive care. Our technologically advanced, flagship facility is designed by Walt Disney Imagineers to be child-friendly.

  • Across Central Florida, there are more than 300 dedicated, pediatric beds — 200 of which are located at the tertiary children’s hospital in Orlando.

  • We have assembled a world-class team of doctors, specialists, nurses and health care professionals that utilizes some of the most advanced technologies, therapies and treatments available to care for our patients. This includes 140 pediatric specialists practicing 35 subspecialties and 800+ Pediatric specialty trained staff.

  • For a second time, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) has granted AdventHealth for Children Magnet® recognition, which establishes the hospital as a national leader in nursing and patient care. Only seven-percent of the nation’s hospitals have received this recognition.

  • Comprehensive Heart Center with a multidisciplinary team including congenital heart disease experts and elite pediatric cardiovascular surgeons.

  • Level IV Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Center featuring the highest designation awarded by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers.

  • Duke Health affiliate in pediatric bone marrow transplant (BMT); the Kids Beating Cancer BMT program is the first of its kind in Central Florida and is internationally accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT).

  • Only pediatric liver transplant program in Central Florida, in partnership with UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

  • Level III NICU offering the highest level of care available to neonatal babies and recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the Best Children’s Hospital for newborn care in Florida.

Pediatric Cardiac ICU Unit Specifics:

Our elite team of cardiologists diagnoses and treats a wide range of conditions including congenital heart defects and acquired heart conditions. We specialize in some of the most advanced, minimally invasive procedures that are designed to avoid open-heart surgery whenever possible. Our goal is to provide cutting-edge management of each patient’s condition throughout their lifetime to maximize their health and quality of life. We are home to a state-of-the-art hybrid catheterization laboratory where we perform some of the most advanced, minimally invasive, low-risk alternatives to surgery for the treatment of congenital heart disease in the country.

  • Our fetal cardiology program provides in-depth evaluation of suspected cardiac anomalies such as heart defects and arrhythmias that are detected prenatally. We provide the expertise, counseling and state-of the-art care necessary to support children prenatally and beyond.

  • Pediatric heart conditions that requires surgery, will be treated by our congenital heart surgery team. Our surgeons treat a wide array of pediatric cardiac conditions including arrhythmias, cardiomyopathy, heart defects and valve disease. We have a dedicated, 10-bed, pediatric cardiac intensive care unit (PCICU), which provides families with world-class, personalized care.

  • Having this dedicated PCICU allows us to provide the best pediatric cardiology care for our patients in a family-centered environment. The multidisciplinary PCICU team works closely together with AdventHealth for Children's highly specialized pediatric heart care experts, including: Pediatric Cardiac surgeons, Pediatric Cardiologists, Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiologists, Pediatric Critical Care Nurses, Pediatric Intensivists, Pediatric Perfusionists, and Pediatric Therapists.

Work Hours/Shift:

• Full Time Days

$12,500 Sign-on Bonus and $3,000 Relocation available for eligible candidates (see terms below)

Sign-on Eligibility:

  • Applicable experience required.

  • Full Time employment contract required.

  • Internal Candidates are not eligible.

Relocation Eligibility:

  • Applicable experience required.

  • Full Time employment contract required.

  • Must live 50 miles outside of campus address.

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 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: Utilizes 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. Takes an active role in prevention of surgical site infections and hospital acquired pressure ulcers by reviewing and reporting on data, developing action plans and participating in process improvement initiatives.

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. Collaborates with physicians for patient care planning, establishment of goals for the unit, and forecasting for patient throughput and capacity in the Cardiothoracic Service line.

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.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Abides by American Nurses Association Scope, Standards and Code of Ethics. Participates in practice changes, process improvement initiatives and completes all required education by the due date. Supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department. Exhibits desire to learn, teach, mentor and advance nursing skills. Acts as a mentor for nurses in the Cardiothoracic training program and precepts as needed.

RELIEF CHARGE NURSE (as applicable): Under the supervision of a manager, assumes authority of the daily operations of the unit/department and is the primary resource nurse for a specific shift. Manages staff accountability and adherence to regulatory requirements. The leadership responsibility includes but is not limited to facilitation of the team dynamics of patient care, patient experience and patient flow including managing staff assignments. Additional management responsibilities include effective conflict resolution, patient/staff rounding and communication, resource utilization, comprehensive hand off communication and completion of unit specific audits/checklists as required or assigned.

May perform waived and/or non-waived Point of Care Testing. If performing non-waived Point of Care Testing, as defined in AHCA rule 59A-7.034, must have approved competency and documented proof (copy of either diploma or transcript, at the highest level of academic achievement) at the time of AdventHealth non-waived Point of Care training.

Actively participates in Cardiothoracic Service Line Performance Improvement projects and demonstrates knowledge of the service line metrics. On an annual basis, completes at least one project with a goal of improving outcomes and quality for the care of the Cardiothoracic patient.

Qualifications

What Will You Need:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED :

  • 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

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

  • For Radiology/Imaging, PALS required only for cost centers 4220,7211,6236

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)

Job Summary:

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.

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

Category: Nursing

Organization: AdventHealth Orlando

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth Orlando

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.

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