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.
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Specifics:
AdventHealth for Children provides patients and families with an extraordinary neonatal care network through a world-class team of physicians, surgeons, nurses, and support staff in our facility. Our 102 bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit located at the Orlando campus combines state-of-the art technology, soothing baby-friendly environments, and a comprehensive range of specialty services to provide the highest level of care to our tiniest patients. We’re staffed by board-certified neonatologists and neonatal nurse practitioners 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. AdventHealth for Children is the first hospital system in the nation to use the Draeger Babyleo TN500 IncuWarmer. The Babyleo offers groundbreaking technology to regulate body heat, maximize efficiency for clinical staff, and allows better bonding between parents and their babies.
There is an integrated team of specialists who provide comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services, from minimally invasive surgery to highly complex, leading-edge care and procedure. State-of-the-art programs and services, including nitric oxide therapy, hypothermia management, ECMO and surfactant therapy. Services include an advanced neonatal respiratory program to prevent and aggressively manage severe respiratory diseases in pre-term, as well as full-term, high-risk infants.
Our Level II NICU care is provided to babies that were born prematurely at 32 weeks or later, or for babies that weigh more than 1500 grams. Level II NICU focuses care on babies born at least at 32 weeks and who are moderately ill with problems that are expected to get better quickly and aren't anticipated to need special care urgently.
Our Level III NICU is designed for all degrees of prematurity. We provide a full range of respiratory support, advanced imaging and interpretation, and surgical repair of complex congenital or acquired conditions. All our NICU patients in addition to specialized Neonatology providers includes full access to pediatric medical subspecialists, pediatric anesthesiologists, and pediatric ophthalmologists on site. Located within the NICU is the Small Baby unit at AdventHealth which is helping to improve extremely premature babies’ outcomes. It’s a dedicated approach to small baby care. The Small Baby Program is designed to the care of babies born at 27 weeks and under to embrace the special needs of both the premature baby and family.
• Full Time Days
$10,000 Sign-on Bonus and $3,000 Relocation available for eligible candidates (see terms below)
Applicable experience required.
Full Time employment contract required.
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 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:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Graduate of a school of nursing
Education and Experience Preferred:
Bachelorâ™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
Advanced life support certification (ACLS, PALS, NRP) per specialty/unit requirements
For Radiology/Imaging, PALS required only for cost centers 4220,7211,6236
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Preferred:
ACLS, PALS, NRP (based on patient population; See document EKG and Advanced Life Support Requirements)
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.
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.