Florida Hospital RN Transport – Emergency Medical Services – Orlando - Per Diem in Orlando, Florida

Transport Nurse – FL Emergency Medical Services – Orlando - Per Diem

Florida Hospital Orlando seeks to hire an RN who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,107-bed Florida Hospital Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. Florida Hospital 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.

Department Profile:

The EMS department is a hospital-based State of Florida approved ambulance provider. EMS provides intra-facility emergent and non-emergent transport for the patients of Florida Hospital’s seven campuses within a 2800 square mile tri-county area. The EMS’ department operates critical care, advance and basic life support, and specialty transport ambulances. EMS mission is to extend the healing ministry of Christ ensuring continuity of patient care by providing the highest level of care to patients requiring medical transport within the Florida Hospital system.

Work Hours/Shifts:


Job Summary:

Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. Under general supervision, the Transport Nurse is responsible for the safe transport of critically ill patients, working jointly with appropriate staff (i.e. EMT, CCEMT-P, Flight RT) in patient care decisions. Completes and documents patient assessments, treatments, medication, reactions as per department protocols and FH policy. Adheres to all safety requirements while transporting patients, in and around vehicles/aircraft. Communicates patient updates to physicians with hand of care to receiving RN and appropriate triage of urgency. Adheres to the Florida Hospital Corporate Compliance Plan and to the rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • ACLS, PALS and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)

  • Critical care nursing knowledge

  • Basic computer skills

  • Three years’ experience in an emergency department/critical care unit which may include CV-ICU/ICU/CL/CCU/Neuro ICU

  • Five years of patience care experience

  • Transport nursing (Preferred)

  • BSN (Preferred)

  • OB and Peds experience (Preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Current valid State of Florida license as a registered professional nurse.

  • Trauma Nurse Course Certified (TNCC)

  • Certified Emergency RN/Critical Care RN (CEN/CCRN) (Preferred)

  • Instructor status in one certification (ACLS, PALS, or TNCC) (Preferred)

  • Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN) Transport RN certification (Preferred)

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program

  • Completes and documents patient assessments, provides interventions with accurate administration and calculation of medications and the responses, as per department protocols’ and FH policy.

  • Utilizes specific knowledge in emergency care of pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients

  • Adheres to safety requirements and applies caution remaining alert to hazards at all times, while transporting patients. Utilizes proficiency in radio communications and emergency procedures.

  • Communicates patient updates to physicians and receiving units through dispatch for medical control.

  • Completes timely patient care documentation for patient hand off and safety.

  • Completes the department processes of shift briefings, debriefings and QA of charts for patient safety and improved outcomes.

  • Works closely with critical care transport team members and ensures timely, safe transport of patients.

  • Maintains proficiency in understanding and use of systems/equipments in the department to include but not limited to the Right Cad system and additionally for 7460, the EM system, Metro Site-OCF #, NICE recording system, Right Cad and GPS tracking.

  • Ensures team shift responsibilities are completed: includes equipment check, supply and medication inventory logs, maintains a “state of readiness” to be in compliance of state statues and maintains a clean work environment.

  • 7460 – Supervises Communication Specialist/Flight Dispatchers to ensure timely acceptance and accurate triage of transfer requests through the recorded lines.

  • 7460 – Assists in the Emergency Transfer Center, following templates for service line specifics and algorhythms of acceptance and denials of patient transfers/transports into and throughout the FH system. Initiates the hospital and physician chain of command when appropriate, or if there are EMTALA concerns.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Transport Nurse opportunity with Florida Hospital Orlando and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

Transport Nurse, RN, Emergency, EMS, Orlando

Job: *Nursing

Organization: *Florida Hospital

Title: RN Transport – Emergency Medical Services – Orlando - Per Diem

Location: FL-Orlando

Requisition ID: 264663