Performs complex assessments of patients' health status through physical exam reviews, patient histories, diagnostic tests and procedures, and reviews lab results and other critical data; collaborates with interdisciplinary teams. Initiates orders for medications, laboratory, and other diagnostic testing and medical treatments on appropriate forms. Facilitates optimal length of stay and appropriate utilization of Hospital resources; facilitates efficient and comprehensive discharge planning. Promotes inpatient throughput.
Navigates a diagnosed patient from the diagnostic phase through the treatment and follow-up phases, assuring patient has appropriate/timely medical/supportive services. Diagnoses acute and chronic conditions affecting all organs systems. Effectively communicates treatment plans and/or procedures to patients/families through teaching and counseling, as needed.
Prescribes interventions and performs therapeutic measures to ensure the appropriate individualized plan of care is implemented. Applies knowledge of age-specific needs i.e.: pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients related to plan of care interventions and patients' responses to care. Identifies patients' knowledge deficits and contributes to education.
Attends medical rounds (or Tumor Boards) with physician/surgeon and pharmacist. Promotes continuity of care through communication with consulting/referring physician(s). Coordinates treatment plans with other caregivers. Facilitates discharge of patients in clinical area of specialization.
Writes and/or dictates progress notes, procedure notes, histories, physical examinations, and transfers/discharge summaries in accordance with medical policies.
What You Will Need:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Master of Science degree in Nursing
Graduate of a Nurse Practitioner program
One to five years of experience in respective discipline
If in Cancer (Thoracic) - Five years' experience in/as Oncology or Thoracic nursing/nurse practitioner
If in Cancer (GYN) - Five years' experience in/as Oncology or GYN nursing/nurse practitioner
If in Cancer (Head/Neck) - Five years' experience in/as Oncology or Head/Neck nursing/nurse practitioner
If in AHA/Kids' House - Experience in evaluating and treatment of child abuse and neglect or agree to receive training deemed necessary by department for evaluating alleged abuse or neglect
If in AHFC/Pediatric Palliative Care - Five years' nursing experience, including care of children with complex, chronic, and/or life-threatening conditions and those at end of life; and Master's degree leading to ability to be certified as Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist, or Family Nurse Practitioner
If in AH Infusion Center - Three to five years' experience in Oncology nursing
If in Palliative Care - Five years' nursing experience, including care of patients with complex, chronic, and/or life-threatening conditions and those at end of life; and Master's degree leading to ability to be certified as Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner or Family Nurse Practitioner
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED :
Public speaking experience
If in 1750 or Digestive Health - Gastroenterology experience and efficient use of EMR
If in AHFC/Pediatric Palliative Care- Clinical nursing care in oncology, hospice, pediatrics, or pediatric/neonatal intensive care
If in Palliative Care - Clinical nursing care in oncology, hospice, or intensive care
If in Transplant - Extensive critical care and/or dialysis experience; nephrology experience
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Current, valid State of Florida Board of Nursing Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner license
ACLS, BLS, and/or NRP, as required by area of practice
If in AH Infusion Center/Orlando Med Staff (working in GYN/ONC)- BLS, ACLS
If in AHA/Kids' House - Certification in advanced training in pediatrics or family practice
If in AHFC/Pediatric Palliative Care- Certification in advanced training in pediatrics or family practice; ACLS, PALS, and NRP
If in AH Infusion Center /Orlando Med Staff (working in GYN/ONC) - One of five oncology certifications by the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC); credentialed as an Infusion Nurse; Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse (AONC) highly preferred or Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner (AOCNP) or Certified Registered Nurse Infusion (CRNI)
If in Palliative Care - Hospice and/or Post-Graduate ARNP Palliative Care specialty certification
The Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (APRN) provides comprehensive primary care services, acute care services, and extended care services in the area of nursing and medicine for individuals and their families as outlined in the Collaborative Practice Agreement. The APRN has prescriptive authority in the State of Florida under a practice agreement with a supervising physician, which includes ordering, conducting, and interpreting appropriate diagnostic testing. Responsible for identifying patients' alterations in health, assessing response to treatment, communicating appropriate data, implementing nursing intervention, and preparing for potential complications. The APRN supports the clinical operation of the department with primary focus on clinical services. The practitioner will be responsible for coordinating delivery of patient care in collaboration with the physician; adheres to AdventHealth's Corporate Compliance Plan and 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.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.