Registered Nurses For Our Cardiology Specialty PCU Units 15K Sign On Bonus FT Days Or Nights Orlando

Adventist Health System Columbia , SC 29209

Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Description:


"Registered Nurses" Needed for our Cardiology Service Line areas due to our BRAND-NEW Unit; Cardiothoracic PCU (Step Down Unit) at AdventHealth Orlando!

Location Address: 601 East Rollins St, Orlando FL 32803

Cardiology Unit Areas:

  • Cardiothoracic PCU - Brand-New Unit!

  • Cardiopulmonary PCU

  • Cardiovascular PCU

  • Cardiac PCU

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Orlando and about our units:

  • 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.

  • Cardiothoracic PCU is a 36-bed unit with a patient ratio of 1:3. This unit will care for patients with Cardiac or Thoracic needs, surgical related, and or overflow from any of our Cardiology sister units. You will get to learn side by side with our already established caring specialized trained Cardiology units.

  • Cardiopulmonary PCU is a 40-bed unit with a patient ratio of 1:3. This unit cares for patients with cardiac and pulmonary needs such as pre/post heart catheterizations, pacemaker insertions, ablations, lead revisions, tikosyn and sotalol initiation, rapid atrial fibrillations, etc.

  • Cardiovascular PCU is a 4-bed unit with a patient ratio of 1:3. This unit cares for patients recovering from Cardiovascular and Thoracic surgical procedures which includes, coronary bypass grafting, valve repair and replacement, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), Pericardial window, device explanation and laser lead extraction, and all Thoracic surgeries including esophagogastrostomy, lung resection, as well as thoracic and abdominal aneurysm repairs. Beacon Awarded Unit.

  • Cardiac PCU is a 40-bed unit with a patient ratio of 1:3. This unit cares for patients from our Advanced Cardiology Surgical ICU ECMO unit. We care for advanced heart failure therapies and is unique since we work with pre-and post-Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVADs) artificial hearts, and heart transplant recipients. We also care for general cardiac patients often prep patients for bypass and valve repair, plus pacemakers, AICDs, and heart catheterizations.

  • Immediate Benefits

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time - Days or Nights, 3/12-hour shifts, 7-7

15,000 Sign-on Bonus available for eligible candidates (see terms below)

Bonus Details:

  • Applicable experience required.

  • Full Time employment contract required.

  • Rehires within 12 months are not eligible.

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 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.


What Will You Need:


  • Graduate of a school of nursing

Education and Experience Preferred:

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing


  • Current valid State of Florida or multi state license as a Registered Nurse

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

  • Advanced life support certification (ACLS, PALS, NRP) per specialty/unit requirements.

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Preferred:

  • Professional certification
  • ACLS, PALS, NRP (based on patient population; See document EKG and Advanced Life Support Requirements)

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. 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 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.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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