Registered Nurse ICU Training Program Altamonte Springs at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/18/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Date Posted:
    11/18/2020
  • Job ID:
    20026025_11
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description

Critical Care Nurse Internship Program (CCNIP) – Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Location Address: 601 E Altamonte Drive, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701

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. 

Program Specifics

  • Full-time paid internship and nursing position
  • Blended didactic and precepted clinicals
  • Shift flexibility desired as shifts are not guaranteed
  • Two-year contract required

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 available program dates beginning 2021.

Acceptance Deadlines and Start Dates

Acceptance Deadline
December 16, 2020
January 20, 2021
February 17, 2021

Start Date
January 11, 2021
February 8, 2021
March 8, 2021

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Altamonte Springs

  • Located north of Orlando in the community of Altamonte Springs, our facility is consistently named “Best Hospital” for overall quality, reputation, doctors and nurses by local residents. 
  • As the largest satellite campus within the Altamonte System, AdventHealth Altamonte Springs has been providing state-of-the-art healthcare to the community since 1973. 
  • The 393-bed hospital cares for more than 168,000 patients a year. We are proud to be revolutionizing health care with visionary leadership and world-class resources. 

Unit Highlights

  • The Intensive Care Unit at AdventHealth Altamonte Springs is a 28-bed unit caring for a wide array of high-acuity cases
  • This amazing unit focuses on teamwork while embracing the Primary Nurse Model of Care. As a nurse your will be an active member of this amazing multifaceted team. 
  • The unit was selected by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and invited to participate in a yearlong CLABSI prevention project. Our dedicated team of physicians, nurses, and staff completed a successful project, and the Nurse Manager was chosen to represent the Florida cohort in the closeout session in Chicago along with other peer leader state representatives. The team was also chosen to speak about the project in the local close-out meeting at Leu Gardens. There they were able to meet the national speaker Kathleen Vollman RN who inspired them to remain vigilant and continue to promote an environment rich in safety culture. 

Work Hours/Shifts: Days (7 am – 7 pm) or Nights (7 pm – 7 am) Available

Job Responsibilities

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

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

Job Summary

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. 

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

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