Registered Nurse- Arnold Palmer Hospital- Special Care- (Variable Full-Time, Nights)-REQ142359
Orlando Health
 Orlando, FL

Registered Nurse- Arnold Palmer Hospital- Special Care- (Variable Full-Time, Nights)-REQ142359

Arnold Palmer Hospital is a 158-bed pediatric hospital facility located in Orlando, Florida, United States. The hospital is part of Orlando Health and is supported by the Arnold Palmer Medical Center Foundation. Arnold Palmer Hospital is the first facility in Central Florida to provide emergency care exclusively for pediatrics. The Bert Martin's Champions for Children Emergency Department & Trauma Center is part of the area's only Level 1 Trauma Center. Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children provides a full range of services to meet the unique physical, emotional and developmental needs of children.

  • S. News & World Report has ranked Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in its 2017-2018 Best Children's Hospitals rankings for the eighth consecutive year.

Arnold Palmer Hospital at Orlando Health is currently seeking a Registered Nurse to join the APH Pediatric Special Care Unit on the Night shift. The Registered Nurse provides direct patient care in a hospital setting.

Education/Training:

  • Graduate of an approved school of nursing
  • Assumes responsibility for professional development and continuing educational.
  • Meets all mandatory and developmental requirements for Orlando Health and unit/department.

Licensure/Certification:

  • Maintains current Florida RN license and BLS/Healthcare Provider certification are required.
  • ACLS, NRP, PALS, TNCC are required for certain areas. PALS required for Pediatric Critical Care areas. NRP required for Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). (See unit specific requirements for specialty certification).

Experience:

  • Twelve months hospital RN experience required. Based on area of assignment, specialty courses and specialty experience may be required. Able to meet job duties of Clinical Nurse I. Must meet unit specific performance competencies.

Essential Functions:

  • Assess patient's needs and develops/revises an individualized plan of care based on patient needs and responses. Evaluates the patient's progress toward attaining expected outcomes.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit/ department.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span, assesses the data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the necessary information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs.
  • Coordinates the care and delegates as appropriate to other team members on a defined group of patients.
  • Documents patient care in a knowledgeable, skillful and consistent manner meeting all required and regulatory standards. This includes but is not limited to: patient assessment, education, medication administration, treatments and patient safety.