RN - Fracture Care Center Ortho - Orlando
Florida Hospital - Orlando, FL

This job posting is no longer available on Florida Hospital. Find similar jobs: RN jobs - Florida Hospital jobs

Florida Hospital Orlando seeks to hire a Fracture Care Registered Nurse who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Florida Hospital Orlando Facility Profile:
Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,107-bed Florida Hospital Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. Florida Hospital 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.

Department Profile:
Progressive Care Units

Our specialty Progressive Care Units care for a diverse patient population and include: 17-bed PCU, 53-bed Multisystem PCU, 21-bed Surgical PCU, 18-bed Transplant PCU, 32-bed Medical Surgical PCU, 32-bed Clinical Transition Unit, and Fracture Care Center.

Work Hours/Shifts:
Nights

Job Summary:
As a Fracture Care Registered Nurse , you will make providing service your priority while caring for the whole person in a faith-based atmosphere.

The Fracture Care RN is skilled in the area of Orthopaedic disorder assessment, management, patient and family education, and management of the nursing care plan. The RN is a registered professional nurse who is responsible for providing and supervising direct and indirect total nursing care to age specific groups identified in the direct care responsibilities. Utilizing the nursing process(assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating) in achieving the goals of the nursing department. Adheres to the Florida Hospital 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.

Knowledge Skills, Education & Experience Required:
  • The RN interacts with the patient and other healthcare team members to interpret, implement, and evaluate the patient plan of care.
  • The Orthopaedic RN possesses knowledge relating to immobility, pain management, anatomy and physiology of the musculoskeletal system, pre and post operative care, complications, and psychological impact of orthopaedic disorders. (preferred)
  • CPR (preferred)
  • RN with current orthopaedic knowledge obtained through formal or informal educational opportunities.
  • Graduate of a school of nursing.
  • Certification in orthopaedic nursing desirable. (preferred)
  • Participation in in-services, workshops and professional nursing organizations encouraged. (preferred)
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
  • Current registration with Florida State Board of Nursing as a Registered Professional Nurse.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.
  • Performs properly and legibly documents and reports all procedures and assessments in accordance with department policy.
  • Obtains or delegates the obtaining of a nursing history. Evaluates for age-appropriate behavior motor skills and physiological norms of the patient. Completes the admission assessment, including pain screening. Completes all follow-up assessments and evaluations. Assesses for signs of abuse or neglect.
  • Demonstrates the ability to assess and interpret diagnostic data relative to patient age and condition.
  • Able to identify individualized plan of care. Identifies needs and develops/modifies plan of care.
  • Interprets and verifies physician orders correctly. Investigates questionable situations. Performs treatments and administers medications according to policy and procedure. Functions appropriately in clinical emergencies. Evaluates effectiveness of interventions and medications.
  • Evaluates patients’ developmental level, identifies increased physical/emotional dependency needs and evaluates availability of support system consistent with the age of the patient served.
  • Identifies the need for patient teaching and utilizes each opportunity for teaching on a planned or spontaneous basis.
  • Participates in practice changes as a result of performance improvement activities. Demonstrates accurate documentation and monitoring of activities as needed. Supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department.
  • Follows CDC isolation guidelines, demonstrates appropriate use of PPE, performs hand washing according to policy and enforces safety regulations.
  • Exhibits desire to learn and upgrade nursing skills. Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department or unit.
Call to Action

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Fracture Care Registered Nurse opportunity with Florida Hospital Orlando and apply online today.

About this company
443 reviews
Florida Hospital is an acute-care, not-for-profit health care organization, with eight distinct campus locations in a fast-growing,...