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AdventHealth Registered Nurse PCU Training Program Up to 3K Relocation FT Days or Nights Multiple Campuses in Orlando, Florida


Registered Nurse - Progressive Care Unit - CCN-RN Training Program - AdventHealth Multiple Campuses- Up to 3K Relocation Available

Location Address: Multiple Campuses

AdventHealth's Critical Care Nurse Training Program (CCN-RN) – Progressive Care Unit (PCU) is for the Experienced RN who is interested in transitioning into a Progressive Care Unit (PCU) from another specialty. This 6-8-week program incorporates comprehensive body systems modules including anatomy and physiology, various body systems conditions, diagnostics, nursing care and treatment. This online approach provides the basic didactic critical care content with educational activities that is reinforced in clinical experience with a preceptor. The program may be offered at any of our 7 campuses (dependent on unit needs).

  • AdventHealth Apopka

  • AdventHealth Celebration Health

  • AdventHealth Orlando

  • AdventHealth Kissimmee

  • AdventHealth Winter Park

  • AdventHealth Heart of Florida

  • AdventHealth Lake Wales

Program Specifics:

  • Full-time paid internship and nursing position

  • Blended didactic and precepted clinicals

  • Shift flexibility desired as shifts are not guaranteed

  • Candidates that receive job offers by the acceptance deadline (below) are able to start in any of the program dates that follow. Below shows our available program dates through the end of 2022.

Acceptance Deadline

  • Dec 20, 2021

  • January 20, 2022

  • February 17, 2022

  • March 17, 2022

  • April 28, 2022

  • May 26, 2022

  • June 23, 2022

  • July 21, 2022

  • August 18, 2022

  • September 15, 2022

  • October 13, 2022

  • November 17, 2022

Start Date

  • January 10, 2022

  • February 7, 2022

  • March 7, 2022

  • April 4, 2022

  • May 16, 2022

  • June 13, 2022

  • July 11, 2022

  • August 8 2022

  • September 6, 2022

  • October 3, 2022

  • October 31, 2022

  • December 12, 2022

Work Hours/Shift:

• Full Time Days or Nights 7a-7p or 7p-7a, with rotating weekends

$3,000 Relocation available for eligible candidates (see terms below)

Relocation Eligibility:

  • Applicable experience required.

  • Full Time employment contract required.

  • Must live 50 miles outside of campus address

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • NURSING PROCESS: Completes timely assessments per Practice Guidelines including physiological, psychological, developmental, sociocultural, spiritual, and life-style factors, including signs of abuse or neglect. Makes appropriate decisions and interventions and nursing diagnosis according to patients actual or potential health conditions or needs. (American Nurses Association [ANA], 2012)

  • NURSING PROCESS: Based on the assessment and diagnosis, sets measurable and achievable short and long-range goals for the patient (ANA, 2012), assisting in the development and implementation of an individualized plan of care. Prioritizes and completes follow up assessments, evaluates and modifies plan of care as needed. Nursing practice reflects mutual goal setting and whole person care including meeting the needs of the mind, body and spirit. (King, 1995)

  • NURSING KNOWLEDGE: Demonstrates the ability to assess and interpret diagnostic data relative to patient age and condition, including, but not limited to, lab results, non-invasive monitoring data and interdisciplinary team notes. Nursing practice reflects the application of knowledge and skills pertaining to all diagnoses, procedures, medications, complications, and equipment associated with unit patient population.

  • PATIENT SAFETY: Nursing practice reflects the application of knowledge, skill and adherence to all pertinent regulatory standards. Follows strict infection prevention precautions. Adheres to policy and procedure regarding all aspects of medication safety. Practice reflects importance of patient teaching and takes advantage of opportunities, both planned and unplanned, to carry it out in accordance with plan of care.

  • COMMUNICATION: Promotes an exceptional patient experience by abiding to compassion and image standards and fostering excellent nurse-patient relationships through effective/therapeutic communication with the patient, family, and visitors, including but not limited to and as applicable, hourly rounding. Exhibits ability to utilize appropriate techniques, verbiage, and resources in all interactions with the patient to their level of understanding. Communicates effectively with interdisciplinary team by completing thorough hand-off communication in all situations. Follows chain of command when appropriate.

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What Will You Need:


  • Graduate of a school of nursing

  • Minimum of six (6) months of experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing

  • Minimum of 1 year of nursing experience


  • Current valid State of Florida or multi state license as a Registered Nurse

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification


  • Professional Certification

Job Summary:

The Registered Nurse entering a training program is responsible for providing and supervising direct and indirect total nursing care responsibilities to identified age-specific groups. Utilizes the nursing process (assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating) in achieving the goals of the nursing department. Graduate nurses and experienced nurses entering a training program will be under the direct supervision of a preceptor for all principal duties and responsibilities during the training program with eventual transition to independent practice after successful training program completion. Adheres to the AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and to 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.

Category: Nursing

Organization: AdventHealth Central Florida

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AHS Shared Services

Req ID: 21042608

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.