AdventHealthWound Ostomy and Continence Registered Nurse
Orlando, FL

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

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Mental Health Resources and Support

  • PRN (per diem) team members may contribute to the Adventist HealthCare Retirement Plan (but are ineligible for employer contributions to the plan).

  • Employees who switch from PRN to Full or Part Time employment get access to Day One Benefits (Immediate)

  • Employee Discount Program, including tickets, travel, Pet Insurance, and More!

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: Per Diem

Shift: Days

Location: AdventHealth Orlando, 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:

  • Complete Tri-Specialty (Wound, Ostomy, and Continence) educational program within one year of hire date.

  • 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 float on a rotational basis for multi-campus wound, ostomy, continence nursing consults. Will come in when needed to see patients for emergent needs that cannot wait until following workday.

  • 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.

  • Communicates with Clinical Nurse Manager and team members any issues that impact patient care, including but not limited to; calls received on weekend call, patients seen on holidays requiring reassignment within the team to ensure appropriate follow-up.

  • Applies Erickson’s Stages for Growth and Development and Adult Learning Theory when caring for patient’s across the lifespan from the newborn to the elderly population.

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

Minimum qualifications:

  • Registered Nurse with completion of Wound, Ostomy, and Continence education from an accredited education program

  • Current registration with the State Board of Nursing as a registered nurse

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

  • Complete Tri-Specialty (Wound, Ostomy, and Continence) educational program within one year of hire date

  • Current knowledge in wounds, ostomies, and continence

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN)

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

  • Professional growth practices

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: Per Diem

    Pay Range: $42.685 - $42.685

  • Location: Orlando, FL

  • Job ID: 24018115

  • Job Family: Wound Care

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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