AdventHealth’s Critical Care Nurse Internship Program (CCNIP) – Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is for the Experienced RN who is interested in transitioning into an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) from another specialty. This 6-8 week program incorporates comprehensive body systems modules including anatomy and physiology, various body systems conditions, diagnostics, nursing care and treatment. This online approach provides the basic didactic critical care content with educational activities that is reinforced in clinical experience with a preceptor.
Full-time paid internship and nursing position
Blended didactic and precepted clinicals
Shift flexibility desired as shifts are not guaranteed
Candidates that receive job offers by the acceptance deadline (below) are able to start in any of the program dates that follow. Below shows our upcoming available program dates for 2021.
Acceptance Deadlines and Start Dates
September 15, 2021
October 13, 2021
November 10, 2021
October 4, 2021
November 1, 2021
November 29, 2021
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Apopka
AdventHealth Apopka is a seven-story, 120-bed hospital offering an extensive range of services including expanded surgical services, advanced surgical suites, and a catheterization lab.
The hospital also features a 30,000 square-foot Emergency Department with pediatric friendly beds, imaging services, a full-service cafeteria, gift shop and on-site fire station.
The hospital opened in December 2017, replacing the 50-bed hospital that AdventHealth had operated in downtown Apopka for more than four decades.
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The Intensive Care Unit at AdventHealth Apopka is a 19-bed unit caring for a wide array of high-acuity cases
Diverse patient population with cases including renal failure, respiratory failure with ventilator management, septic shock with MODS, hypovolemic shock, DKA with severe acidosis, and more!
A strong, multi-disciplinary team of highly engaged nurses with dedicated preceptors who love to teach eager new nurses
Work Hours/Shifts: Full-time, Nights, 7 pm – 7 am
Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own It.
Nursing Process: Completes timely assessments per Practice Guidelines including physiological, psychological, developmental, sociocultural, spiritual, and life-style factors, including signs of abuse or neglect.
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.
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.
Patient Safety: Nursing practice reflects the application of knowledge, skill and adherence to all pertinent regulatory standards.
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.
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.
Professional Development: Abides by American Nurses Association Scope, Standards and Code of Ethics.
May perform waived and/or non-waived Point of Care Testing.
What Will You Need:
Education and Experience Required
Graduate of a school of nursing
Organizational and multi-tasking skills
Knowledge of nursing care methods and procedures
Ability to work as a team player within a unit
Effective verbal and oral communication and problem-solving skills
EKG competency testing
Minimum of six (6) months of experience
Education and Experience Preferred
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing
Minimum of 1 year of nursing experience
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required
Current valid State of Florida or multi-state license as a Registered Nurse
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Preferred
ACLS, PALS, NRP (based on patient population; See document EKG and Advanced Life Support Requirements)
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 during the 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.
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.