7NBT Cardiac/Heart Failure (CPCU)is a Progressive Care Unit(PCU)with 32 private beds and physically located on 7N in the North Tower of Orlando Regional Medical Center. The operating hours are 24/7/365. The Cardiac/Heart Failure unit has been recognized as a top unit in patient experience. 7N CPCU provides specialized services to the heart failure, cardiac, and procedural patients. Patients admitted on 7N CPCU have diagnoses such as coronary artery disease requiring heart catheterization, valve disease, patients needing open heart surgery, cardiac arrhythmias requiring IV medications, electrophysiology studies, cardiac ablation, pacemaker/defibrillator implant, heart failure needing diuretics, as well as pulmonary hypertensive patients. The nurses work closely with the cardiology and leadership teams to ensure optimal patient care.
Administers patient care in an area in a hospital or inpatient/observation setting where an acute care patient receives active treatment for an injury, episode of illness, a medical condition, or post intervention with assessment.
Shift – PRN
Location – Orlando Reginal Medical Center - 52 W. Underwood St., Orlando, FL 32806
Employment Type – Pool
- Assesses patient’s needs and develops/revises an individualized plan of care based on patient needs and responses. Evaluates the patient’s progress toward attaining expected outcomes.
- Respects diversity by building respectful relationships with all team members and customers.
- Functions as a patient and family advocate.
- Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned.
- Serves as a preceptor, charge nurse, unit educator, and/ or nurse clinician.
- Communicates and collaborates with medical staff and interdisciplinary team to effectively plan and manage the unit/department.
- Serves as a role model for staff and supports the hospital and nursing department’s goals and strategies.
- Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span, assesses the data reflective of the patient’s status, and interprets the necessary information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs.
- Coordinates the care and delegates as appropriate to other team members on a defined group of patients.
Documents patient care in a knowledgeable, skillful, and consistent manner meeting all required and regulatory standards. This includes but is not limited to patient assessment, education, medication administration, treatments, and patient safety.
- Graduate of an approved school of nursing.
- Meets all mandatory, developmental, and performance competency requirements for Orlando Health and unit/department.
- Maintains current State of Florida RN license or valid eNLC multistate RN license.
- Maintains current BLS/Healthcare Provider certification.
- ACLS, NRP, PALS, TNCC are required for certain areas. NRP required for Neonatal Intensive care Unit (NICU).