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Registered Nurse – Psychiatric Medical Unit – Orlando - Per Diem - Nights in Orlando, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 6/7/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    6/7/2019
  • Job ID:
    282378
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    Night
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Orlando

Job Description



Registered Nurse – Psychiatric Medical Unit – Orlando - Per Diem - Nights

AdventHealth Orlando seeks to hire a Registered Nurse who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.



Facility Profile:

Established in 1908, AdventHealth is one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare systems in the country, caring for more than a million patients each year. The 2,675-bed acute-care medical facility, comprised of nine hospitals, has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals in the country for over 10 years. It serves as a community hospital for Greater Orlando and as a major tertiary referral hospital for Central Florida and much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and Latin America.



Department Profile:

The Psychiatric Medicine Unit is a 20 bed, inpatient, adult behavioral health unit. We care for patients with a primary psychiatric diagnosis, as well as a secondary medical diagnosis. We are a full Med/Surg level unit and can care for all medical needs, except telemetry.



Work Hours/Shifts:

7p – 7a; Per Diem



Job Summary:

The Emergency Department Registered Nurse is a registered professional nurse who is responsible for providing and supervising direct and indirect total nursing care to all age groups. Utilizes the nursing process (assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating) to achieve the goals of the nursing and emergency departments. 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.



Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Computer Skills (Preferred)
  • Bilingual (Preferred)
  • Graduate of a school of nursing
  • BSN (Preferred)
  • MSN (Preferred)
  • Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC), Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) (Preferred)
  • ED Internship Program (Preferred)
  • One-year RN experience in ED or acceptance into AdventHealth EDNIP program (Preferred)


Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Current valid State of Florida or multi state license as a Registered Nurse
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Pediatrics Advanced Life Support (PALS) (not required for 6780)
  • Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) (Preferred)


Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.

  • Performs, properly documents and reports all procedures and assessments in accordance with departmental and hospital policy.
  • Completes assessments and reassessments, including pain scale, response to medication / interventions. Assesses for and intervenes when abuse or neglect suspected.
  • Performs treatments and administers medications. Anticipates needs and plan of care and responds appropriately. Functions appropriately in clinical emergencies. Interprets and verifies physician’s orders correctly. Assesses and interprets data relative to patient age (all age groups) and takes appropriate action. Investigates concerns or challenges and offers suggestions for improvement / correction. Identifies patient teaching needs and utilizes opportunities for teaching. Provides thorough and concise discharge instructions.
  • Supports performance improvement initiatives and Clinical Best Practice / Core measures initiatives (ACS, CAP, Brain Attack, etc.)
  • Follows CDC isolation guidelines, demonstrates appropriate use of PPE, performs handwashing according to policy and enforces infection prevention and safety regulations.
  • Is a customer service champion as demonstrated by AIDET, keeping patients informed, providing information and updates to patients, apologizing for waits, demonstrating caring, compassion, & concern, demonstrating a sense of urgency, advocating for pain management, and ensuring that patients can get help at any time. Performs hourly rounding on patients to keep them informed and to ensure that the patients have call bells, pillows, blankets as needed, that care givers names are on the boards (applicable campuses), and that patient and family needs are exceeded.
  • 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.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department or unit.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Registered Nurse opportunity with AdventHealth Orlando and apply online today.



Job Keywords:

Registered Nurse, Psychiatric, Psychiatric Medical Unit, Orlando, Per Diem, Nights



Position Location:  Orlando
Job:  Nursing
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Orlando
Schedule:  Per Diem
Shift:  Night
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  Technical Certification
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Jun 7, 2019, 11:43:03 AM

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