Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies is a 350-bed facility dedicated exclusively to the needs of women and babies. As Florida’s leader in women’s healthcare, Orlando Health Winnie Palmer offers care for every stage of life from preventive well-woman screenings to high-risk childbirth delivery to postmenopausal care. Services include: comprehensive fetal diagnostics, labor and delivery, high-risk care for mom and baby, a level II and level III neonatal intensive care unit (one of the largest and most advanced in the nation), maternal intensive care and gynecologic and surgical services. Annually, nearly 14,000 babies are expected to be born at Orlando Health Winnie Palmer, making it the busiest labor and delivery unit in Florida and one of the busies in the nation. The hospital is also home to the state’s only in-utero surgery program to repair Spina bifida defects. Orlando Health Winnie Palmer is joined to Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children by a two-story connector bridge that enables specialized physicians and services to be shared among women, babies and children
Winnie Palmer Hospital, part of Orlando Health is seeking a Clinical Nurse Specialist to join the Neonatal Intensive Care The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) is an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) who is an expert in evidence-based nursing practice within a patient population/specialty area. CNSs advance the practice of nursing and facilitate quality patient care in collaboration with the health care team appropriate to their patient population/specialty area through integration of the following essential characteristics: Leadership, Clinical Expertise, Collaborator, Educator, Coach/Mentor, Consultant, and Researcher.
The Clinical Nurse Specialist will perform acts of advanced nursing diagnosis and treatment of health status alterations, health promotion, and disease prevention. In addition, they may also perform acts of medical diagnosis, treat acute, episodic, or chronic illness, prescribe pharmaceutical, therapeutic, and durable medical equipment as authorized within the framework of the facilities’ credentialing process.
The qualified applicants must meet the following requirements:
Graduate from an accredited program of nursing. Minimum of master’s degree in Nursing with preparation as a Clinical Nurse Specialist or Post-Master’s Certificate as a Clinical Nurse Specialist.
Licensed as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), qualified as a CNS, in the state of Florida renewed every two years.
Current national RNC-NIC required (Registered Nurse, Certified – Neonatal Intensive Care) and NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation program)
Maintains a current BLS/Healthcare Providers certification. ACLS, NRP, PALS, TNCC are required based on the appropriate certification for the patient population/specialty area.
Minimum of three (3) years clinical experience in Level III NICU
Why Winnie Palmer Hospital, Orlando Health?
For 11 straight years, Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children has been recognized as a “Best Children’s Hospital” ranked in 4 specialties by U.S. News & World Report.
Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies has achieved Nurse Magnet re-designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, an achievement held by only 8 percent of hospitals nationwide and is home to the world’s largest neonatal intensive care unit under one roof.
Comprehensive Benefits: Medical, dental options and vision coverage. Student loan repayment and annual tuition reimbursement all starting on day one of employment.
Clinical Ladder: Growth opportunities available to our team members
Competitive Pay: Evening, night, and weekend shift differentials offered for qualifying positions.
Internal Number: Req30993
About Orlando Health
Orlando Health is a not-for-profit healthcare organization with $7.1 billion of assets under management that serves the southeastern United States. Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, the system was founded more than 100 years ago.
Orlando Health is a 3,200-bed system that includes 15 wholly-owned hospitals and emergency departments; rehabilitation services, cancer institutes, heart institutes, imaging and laboratory services, wound care centers, physician offices for adults and pediatrics, skilled nursing facilities, an in-patient behavioral health facility, home healthcare services in partnership with LHC Group, and urgent care centers in partnership with CareSpot Urgent Care. Nearly 4,200 physicians, representing more than 80 medical specialties and subspecialties have privileges across the Orlando Health system, which employs nearly 22,000 team members. Areas of clinical excellence are orthopedics, heart and vascular, cancer care, neurosciences, surgery, pediatric specialties, neonatology, women’s health and trauma.