Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurse AdventHealth Orlando
Location Address: 601 E Rollins St, Orlando, FL 32803
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Orlando
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
• Per Diem Day Shift
You Will Be Responsible For:
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.
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.
What Will You Need:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
· Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and one year BSN bedside experience
· Registered Nurse with completion of a Wound, Ostomy, and Continence program
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Current valid State of Florida or multi state license as a Registered Nurse
Basic Life Support
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
National Certification in Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing by the Wound, Ostomy Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB)
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.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.