AdventHealthWound Ostomy and Continence Nurse RN
Orlando, FL

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Up to $5,000 Sign-on Bonus and $3,000 Relocation available for eligible candidates (see terms below)

  • Benefits and Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Debt-free Education (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

  • Nursing Clinical Ladder Program

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind, and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Day shift

Location: 601 E Rollins St, Orlando, FL 32803

Unit Highlights:

  • The Wound Care team cares for a unique patient population with wound, ostomy and continence need across all nine hospital systems. These patients require special care by our expert clinicians specifically trained in wound, ostomy and/ or continence.

  • We have an outpatient ostomy clinic offering continuity of care at discharge in the outpatient setting to help promote the Whole Care experience for our patients.

  • We are the only hospital in Central Florida that offer a practicum program to nurses who want to join the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence (WOC) profession.

  • We participate in product evaluations, in-services on specialty topics and deliver education programs.

The community you’ll be caring for:

  • Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America

  • AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country

  • We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year

The role you’ll contribute:

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurse is a registered nurse who provides acute and rehabilitative care for people with selected disorders of the gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and integumentary systems. The nurse provides direct patient care to people with abdominal stomas, wounds, fistulas, drains, pressure ulcers, and other complicated wounds, and continence disorders. The nurse participates in assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of a plan of care for patients with wounds, ostomies, and continence needs. The role of the nurse entails patient, family education, consultation, and patient advocacy. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

Demonstrates, through behavior, Florida Hospital’s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork

  • Establishes a baseline for reassessment for ongoing plan of care by obtaining pertinent data from the EMR, patient, family, and other members of the health care team that includes PHH, labs, nutritional assessment, Braden risk assessment, pressure redistribution, and adjunctive therapies.

  • Writes an initial plan of care for the patient including goals for treatment that is evidence-based, feasible, and cost effective for the patient, hospital, and staff.

  • Provides follow-up in a frequency established by the department, documenting in the EMR, the effectiveness of the plan of care, provides rationale if goal is not met, alters plan if needed and continues to monitor on an ongoing basis until goal is reached, patient is discharged, or nurse signs off to another provider

  • Works weekends and/or takes call on weekends on a rotational basis for multi-campus wound, ostomy, continence nursing issues. Will come in when needed to see patients for emergent needs that cannot wait until following work day.

  • Flexibility in providing holiday/modified holiday coverage for the multi-campus system as scheduled by the Clinical Nurse Manager, and in accordance to department policy.

  • Maintains skills in alignment with department as a whole, in terms of educational updates, mandatory meetings, department policy, net learning activities, and other activities to ensure a cohesive work group.

*Terms: 24-month Full-time Employment Contract Required for Sign-On and Relocation

Sign-on Eligibility:

  • Applicable experience required.

  • Internal Candidates and Rehires within 12 months are not eligible.

Relocation Eligibility:

  • Must live 50 miles outside of campus address.

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and one year bedside experience

  • Registered Nurse with completion of a Wound, Ostomy, and Continence program

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

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • National Certification in Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing by the Wound, Ostomy Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB)

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

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth Central Florida

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $34.15 - $51.22

  • Location: Orlando, FL

  • Job ID: 24003802

  • Job Family: Wound Care

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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