I would come in and get report from the night nurse. I would then get charge report which helped me know about all of the patients on the unit. Next I would see my patients and listen for the pager. If the pager beeped then I needed to place a patient on our unit with one of the nurses. During the day I would give medication, start IV's and draw labs. – more... I would also get new patients started and call for orders when needed. – less
Critical Care Transport Nurse (Former Employee), Orlando, FL – September 10, 2013
I learned more on the job than any other job heald, the physicians were great teachers and respected the transport nurses, critical care inpediatric patients is a skilled and constant learning and we were given the opportunity to achieve that learning thru hands on and classroom tools.
Payroll Specialist (Current Employee), Orlando, FL – August 19, 2013
• Timely and accurate process of payroll for all facilities • Prepare and provide reports for payroll, Worker's Compensation, 401(k), IRS and other various audits • Ensure compliance with state and legal reporting requirements • Provide data and assist in the preparation of training and headcount reports • Provide statistical compensation and benefits – more... and employee census data • Prepare salary and benefit reports as required – less
-12 hr shifts -Children's Emergency Room and Level 1 Trauma Center -Management helps support staff -Wonderful Co-workers -Dealing with stressful situations that involve children and their parents can sometimes be the hardest part of the job. -Best part of the job is the ability to help children and Families during times of stress and illness. Seeing – more... the direct impact that we as staff have in helping children recover from illness. – less
Volunteer (Current Employee), Orlando, FL – March 15, 2013
As a volunteer I was able to assist many of the therapist with daily tasks in the office and in actual therapy sessions with patients. I gained of a lot of experience in what it takes to become an Occupational Therapist. I also learned how rewarding the career is and how much Arnold Palmer Hospital cares about their patients. There were many enjoyable – more... parts of the job, but the most was seeing how much help and positive feedback was given after a patient accomplished a goal. – less
Pros: schedule- 12 hours shifts and varies of surgical procedures . truama
Cons: not enought staff to accommodate everyone.
A typical day at Arnold Palmer Hospital is: check the board from assignments. Gather adequate supplies and instruments for the surgical procedures. Set up operating room, set up sterile field, assists surgical tech prior, during and after the procedures. Follow protocol in breaking down the sterile field. Terminal cleaning of the operating room. Teach – more... new employees and students. Give punch breaks. Call required. Specializes in Neurology, General, Ortho, Eyes, Ent, Urology and Microfacial procedures. – less