As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
Nemours is seeking a Clinic Nurse Coordinator (Cardiac Center High Risk) FULL-TIME, M-F, varied hours to cover clinic needs. to join our Nemours Children's Hospital team in Orlando, Florida. Travel may be required
Located in Orlando, Fla., Nemours Children’s Hospital is the newest addition to the Nemours integrated healthcare system. Our 100-bed pediatric hospital also features the area’s only 24-hour Emergency Department designed just for kids as well as outpatient pediatric clinics including several specialties previously unavailable in the region. A hospital designed by families for families, Nemours Children’s Hospital blends the healing power of nature with the latest in healthcare innovation to deliver world-class care to the children of Central Florida and beyond. In keeping with our goal of bringing Nemours care into the communities we serve, we also provide specialty outpatient care in several clinics located throughout the region.
This position is responsible for: The Cardiac Center High Risk Clinic Nurse Coordinator is responsible for specialized nursing practice related to care of patients with complex congenital heart disease followed by the High Risk Cardiac Clinic and would provide direct and indirect patient care in collaboration with the medical and nursing staff for patients and families followed by the High Risk team including services in the inpatient and outpatient care setting.
Acts as the liaison between patients, their families and members of the health care team.
Participates in inpatient rounds when appropriate and weekly team conferences to anticipate care needs for patients currently or soon to be admitted.
Responsible for coordination of discharge follow up and home surveillance of complex cardiac patients in collaboration with the patients’ physicians and APRN/PAs.
Plays a lead role in teaching parents and other care givers how to use the Nemours Cardiac App and monitor the daily data transmitted to the Cardiac Dashboard.
Identifies patient/family need for further resources and initiates appropriate teaching and/or referrals.
Collaborates with the Cardiac Center’s Social Worker on patient discharge planning and ongoing outpatient needs.
Assists Nutritionist in addressing patients’ and families’ needs while in the hospital and post-discharge. Identifies any nutrionary issues, such as non-compliance with recommended nutrition guidelines and communicates issues to the Clinical Nutritionist and the patients’ physician and providers.
Assists Clinical Psychologist in addressing patients’ and families’ needs while in the hospital and post-discharge.
Coordinates clinic visits and pre-operative studies for patients scheduled for cardiac procedures/surgery in collaboration with other members of the Cardiac Center staff, including physicians, APRN/PAs, nurses and support staff.
In collaboration with patients’ physicians and other providers, explains treatment regime to patients/families, i.e., pre- dure instructions and admission process.
Participates in research protocols and data collection in support of clinical cardiology and cardiothoracic research including data collection and input for the NPC-QIC collaborative.
Must have good communication skills and the ability to work well with others
American Heart Association BLS required upon hire
Minimum Of 5 Years Pediatric Cardiac Clinical Experience Is Required due To The Clinical Complexities Of The Cardiac Center’s Patients
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.