Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center (ORMC)
Located on the downtown Orlando campus, Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center (ORMC) has served the Central Florida area for more than 100 years. Orlando Health ORMC is the flagship hospital of the Orlando Health system and one of the largest tertiary facilities in the region, offering the most advanced care available for surgical, medical, rehabilitative and emergency care needs, including serving as Central Florida’s only Level One Trauma Center. The hospital provides a comprehensive continuum of care through leading-edge technology and expertise in trauma, heart, vascular, stroke, neuroscience, oncology, surgery and orthopedic care. This excellence in care has earned the hospital recognition from U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Regional Hospital” in Central Florida and a "High Performing Hospital" in 13 adult procedures and conditions in the 2021-22 rankings as well as being named in the 2021 IBM Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals® list. Fourteen hospital units at Orlando Health ORMC currently hold Beacon Awards for Excellence for exceptional nursing care from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, making it one of the highest-earning adult hospitals in the state.
Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery Department (11NE) is a comprehensive evidence-based service provided on a 24-hour, 7 day a week basis. The department is a 16-bed surgical unit designed to provide skilled care to the acutely ill, age 16 or older, and to provide excellence in care for comprehensive metabolic bariatric surgery patients. The primary focus is to provide a therapeutic healing environment to patients requiring post-operative nursing and medical treatment. The acuity of patients includes a diverse variety of diagnosis from emergency and planned surgery of the acutely ill and patient’s recovery from bariatric surgery. All nursing staff has completed all required core training to care for these patients. CANMs and experienced RNs on the unit have completed a bariatric resource curriculum to competently care for the bariatric population on a limited level II care profile. The 11LP staff collaborates with a multi-disciplinary team including social work, case management, physical & occupational therapist, respiratory therapist, dietician, spiritual care, wound, ostomy and continence management, home health and pharmacist to meet the needs of this population.
The Registered Nurse administers bedside patient care in a hospital setting.
Graduate from an approved school of nursing.
Maintains current Florida RN license and BLS/Healthcare Provider certification are required.
ACLS certification for adult critical care areas. PALS required for Pediatric Critical Care areas. NRP required for Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). (See unit specific requirements for specialty certification).