• RN Medical PCU - Winter Park

    Florida HospitalWinter Park, FL

    Job #438886163

  • Description:

    RN Medical PCU – Winter Park

    Winter Park Memorial seeks to hire RN who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

    Facility Profile\:

    Nestled among the oak-shaded, brick-paved streets of one of the most picturesque hometowns in the country, Winter Park Memorial Hospital has continuously served the residents of Winter Park and its surrounding communities for more than 50 years. Chartered in 1951, the hospital has grown from the visionary efforts of a handful of Winter Park residents and community leaders, to a 307-bed acute care facility that is a model of community health and wellness. Over the years the hospital has continually expanded to meet the needs of the community, adding an upscale obstetrics and Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at The Dr. P. Phillips Baby Place, cancer care at the Florida Hospital Cancer Institute, Winter Park, and state-of-the-art surgery, recovery and rehabilitation at the Florida Hospital Orthopaedic Institute. Together with the community we serve, we're building a model of community health and wellness for generations to come.

    Department Profile\:

    Our Critical Care team is diverse in talent and culture, working across several sophisticated subspecialties with a focus on excellence in holistic caring. The ICU cares for patients requiring hemodynamic and cardiac monitoring, and other intensive treatments such as acute ventilatory support and continuous vasoactive infusions. Monitoring includes central venous pressure, pulmonary artery catheters, arterial lines, cardiac monitors and pulse oximetry. Patients on the 19-bed Progressive Care Unit have from diagnoses of CHF, pneumonia and abdominal pain (most with comorbidities). The PCU will also handle post-op patients who need telemetry. The 36-bed Surgical PCU treats adults diagnosed with chest pain, CHF, pneumonia or abdominal pain (often with comorbidities). The unit also sees post-op patients that are in need of higher levels of care. The Medical PCU is 36-bed unit that works with high-turnover adult and geriatric patients.

    Work Hours/Shifts\:

    Full Time; 3/12 hour shifts; 7\:00 am-7\:00 pm

    Job Summary\:

    The Registered Professional Nurse (RN) is responsible for providing and supervising direct and indirect total nursing care responsibilities to identified age specific groups. Utilizing the nursing process (assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating) in achieving the goals of the nursing department. For job class codes GRN and R120, graduates 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 Florida Hospital 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\:

    • EKG (based on patient population; see document EKG and Advanced Life Support Requirements)(preferred)
    • Graduate of a school of nursing
    • For Graduate Registered Nurse (GRN), graduate of an accredited school of nursing
    • For all job classes except GRN and R120, unit related experience is required for unit placement
    • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (preferred)

    Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required\:

    • Current registration with Florida State Board of Nursing as a registered professional nurse
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
    • Advanced life support certification (ACLS, PALS, NRP) per specialty/unit requirements
    • Professional certification (preferred)
    • ACLS, PALS, NRP (based on patient population; See document EKG and Advanced Life Support Requirements)

    Job Responsibilities\:

    Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program

    • 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 need. 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 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.
    • 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.
    • 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 Florida Hospital non-waived Point of Care training.

    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 RN opportunity with Winter Park Memorial and apply online today.

    *Bonus Details\:

    • To qualify, candidate must have at least 1 year of recent related hospital unit experience
    • Bonus paid in full after 12 months
    • 18 month contract applies. If candidate leaves Florida Hospital prior to completion of contract, they must pay back the full sign on bonus. Transfers forfeit any unpaid amounts. Terminations will pay back the full amount
    • Must live outside 50 mile radius from 601 East Rollins Dr., Orlando, FL to qualify
    • Rehires that terminated within the last 12 months are not eligible for bonus

    Job Keywords\:

    Medical PCU RN, MPCU, Progressive Care Unit, Registered Nurse, Critical Care RN,


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