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.
This position is responsible for providing and coordinating nursing care to the pediatric population and collaborating with other professionals on a institutional, community, state and national level
Performs complete and accurate patient assessment or reassessment.
Provides education to the patient and /or parent/guardian in a manner that the recipient understands in order to contribute to positive patient care outcome and patient satisfaction.
Responsible for patient flow of clinic.
Obtain vital signs.
Capturing and entering patient information into EMR.
Performance of basic laboratory test and entering results in EMR.
Collecting and preparing laboratory specimens.
Performance of in office testing.
Rooming of patients into exam rooms with preparation for exam and assisting provider with exam.
Ensuring appropriate documentation such as x-rays and laboratory reports are available for provider’s review.
Prepare, clean and stock exam rooms for clinic.
Ensure provider’s orders are carried out:
Perform and document quality controls on laboratory equipment.
Under the direction of the provider will schedule PT/OT, surgery and diagnostic tests to include pre-authorization and notification of patient.
Assist provider with procedures as necessary.
Ensures medications are safely stored in an appropriate area as designated by law, and that medication expiration dates are evaluated on a monthly schedule.
Familiar with pharmacokinetics, contraindications, side effects, mode of administration of all medications provider prescribes. Facilitate refills and medication authorizations.
Performs intravenous procedures to include obtaining peripheral and central line access.
Obtaining specimens from peripheral or central lines.
Maintain sterile technique with central line and perform central line care.
Handles all telephone calls in a courteous and timely manner with documentation of call in EMR.
Ensure accurate ICD and CPT codes are recorded.
Ability to cross cover in other clinical departments.
ASN required, BSN preferred
Current BLS required
Current licensure in Florida as Registered Nurse
Minimum of one year experience required
Pediatric Orthopedics and casting experience highly recommended.
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.