Registered Nurse Pediatric ICU AdventHealth for Children
Up to $12,500 Sign-on Bonus and $3,000 Relocation available for eligible candidates (see terms below)
Location Address: 601 East Rollins St., Orlando, FL 32803
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth for Children:
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.
Want to see what it’s like to work with us? Click here for a virtual tour of the AdventHealth for Children campus!
The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at AdventHealth for Children provides specialized comprehensive care for infants and children that require continuous monitoring. The PICU offers 22 critical care beds that are all centrally monitored. Children who come to the PICU often have significant breathing problems, heart defects, complications from diabetes or injuries sustained from non-accidental traumas. Our caregivers are trained to deal specifically with these critical cases.
Our physicians are board certified pediatric intensivists and are available on the unit 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Procedures and treatments available within the unit for our critical pediatric patients include endotracheal intubations, CVL insertions and management, lumbar punctures, exchange transfusions, invasive and non-invasive mechanical ventilation, blood product administration, ECMO, hemodialysis, continuous renal replacement therapy, surgical procedures, and advanced respiratory therapy including nitric oxide.
In addition to specialty trained pediatric ICU providers, nurse practitioners, anesthesiologists, surgeons, nurses, and respiratory therapists there are a wide variety of support services available to the PICU patients and families. Support services include, but are not limited to, pediatric trained: palliative care, nutritionists, pharmacists, social workers, Pediatric Vascular Access team, ST/OT and PT, pastoral care and child life specialists. These disciplines participate directly in the unit multidisciplinary family centered rounds which occur twice daily to keep our team and families informed with the most update information on the patient’s condition.
Work Hours/Shift: Full Time, Nights, 7 pm – 7 am
Sign-on Bonus Eligibility:
Applicable experience required.
Full Time employment contract required.
Rehires within twelve (12) months are not eligible.
Internal candidates are not eligible.
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 gals for the patient (ANA, 2012), assisting in the developmental 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 the 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.
What Will You Need:
Education and Experience Required
Graduate of a school of Nursing
Education and Experience Preferred
Bachelor's degree in Nursing.
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required
Current valid State of Florida or multi-state license as a Registered Nurse.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Preferred
The Registered Professional Nurse (RN) 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. Adheres to the AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of app 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.