Registered Nurse Psychiatric Medical Surgical
All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
- *$2,500 Sign-on Bonus and $3,000 Relocation 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
- The Psychiatric Medicine Unit is a fast paced and highly specialized 21 bed, inpatient, adult behavioral health unit. We care for patients with a primary psychiatric diagnosis, while also managing all the medical surgical needs they may have during their hospital stay.
- Serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year.
- 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: 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.
- 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: Minimum qualifications:
- Graduate of a school of nursing Current valid State of Florida or multistate license as a Registered Nurse Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification EKG
- Bachelor’s degree in Nursing Professional Certification
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.