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 an Advanced Practice Nurse for the Cardiac Center to join our team in Orlando, Florida.
â‹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.
Interviews patients, obtains and records health histories, completes physical and developmental assessments, diagnoses health problems, manages the health care of those patients for which he/she has been educated, provides health care teaching and counseling, initiates referrals and maintains health records.
Provides medical and nursing care to pediatric patients with acute or chronic illnesses, with a patient/family centered care focus.
Elicits comprehensive or focused/interval health history(ies).
Performs complete or focused physical examinations.
Orders, performs, and/or interprets diagnostic or screening tests.
Orders and interprets radiographs and ultrasounds within the ARNP scope of practice.
Develops and revises treatment plans.
Initiates, monitors, alters, or orders medications related to conditions or illnesses being treated within applicable divisions.
Orders IV fluids and additives
Refers clients to other health care professionals and agencies as appropriate for specialized services, including but not limited to: other medical subspecialists, physical and occupational therapy, nutritional counseling and management, special education, growth and development/behavioral counseling.
Develops or approves in-school management plans for patients as appropriate.
Makes dietary, activity/exercise, counseling, education and health promotion recommendations within the ARNP scope of practice.
Initiates any other measure/procedure for which the ARNP has been trained depending on patients condition and judgment of the physician and the ARNP.
Documents the above activities in the Electronic Medical Record.
Complies with the HIPAA Regulations.
Complies with OSHA/Safety Regulations.
Adheres to Nemours Customer Service Standards and Standards of Behavior.
All other duties as assigned.
Minimum of two (2) years Pediatric nursing experience required. Other nursing experience may not count toward this requirement.
Primary and/or Acute Care Certifications are acceptable.
Florida A.R.N.P. license in good standing required.
Valid American Heart Association BLS and PALS upon hire required.
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 a pediatric health system of hospitals and specialty clinics serving children and families throughout the Delaware Valley and Florida. Our dedicated professionals integrate medical care, research, health education, and prevention to help improve the lives of children every day.