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AdventHealth Pediatric Specialty Nurse Coordinator - Coordinated Care for Kids – Orlando in Orlando, Florida


Pediatric Specialty Nurse Coordinator - Coordinated Care for Kids – Orlando

AdventHealth Orlando seeks to hire Pediatric Specialty Nurse Coordinator 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 AdventHealth Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. AdventHealth 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.

Work Hours/Shifts:

8a-5p; M-F

Job Summary:

The Pediatric Specialty Nurse Coordinator is responsible and accountable for assessment, education, training and coordination of care for patients with specialty needs that are congruent with defined specialty standards of practice. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Capable of relating to diverse age and social backgrounds

  • Professional knowledge and clinical ability sufficient to provide excellent patient care and family support activities

  • An independent work initiative, sound judgment, diplomacy, and a professional demeanor

  • Sound knowledge of procedures and regulations specific to the assessment and care of infants, children and adolescents.

  • Two years of RN experience in the Pediatric setting

  • BSN (Preferred)

  • Two-three years of hospital case management/care coordination experience (Preferred)

  • Experience working with children with chronic, complex and special needs (Preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

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

  • For Cost Center 6353:

  • Florida Class “E” driver’s license and driving record in accordance with AH policy.

  • Current PALS Certification

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.

  • Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealth Orlando’s service standards

  • Collaborates with surgeons, mid-level providers, consulting physicians, nursing, and interdepartmental staff to ensure a seamless experience for patients and their families from admission to discharge.

  • Partners with medical staff, interdepartmental staff and community resources providing comprehensive treatment and referrals along the patient care continuum.

  • Plans appropriate care utilizing community resources and acts as a liaison by relaying information necessary for continuity of care to other health professionals and agencies.

  • Demonstrates excellence in clinical nursing skills and/or provides professional patient care by maintaining clinical competency and ongoing skill development.

  • Rounds on all specialty patients daily

  • Assists with the development, implementation and evaluation of policies, protocols, clinical care paths and procedures.

  • Develops nursing standards of patient care and standards of nursing practice consistent with current nursing research findings and nationally recognized professional standards. Measures, assesses and improves patient outcomes achieved through developing and implementing nursing standards of patient care and nursing standards of practice.

  • Evaluates patient care with an emphasis on process improvement. Demonstrates and promotes quality improvement (QI) initiatives for the specialty population by integrating customer needs and staff competency to provide a safe environment and quality care/service for customers and employees.

  • Provides in-service education, staff development instruction and educational opportunities to medical and nursing staff, nursing students and members of the community. Attends educational, department, provider meetings and marketing requests.

  • Serves as a resource for discharged patients, their families/significant others and caretakers as well as home health personnel.

  • Supports/Promotes evidence-based practice and specialty standards of care

  • Provides education to patients, their families/significant others and caretakers.

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 Pediatric Specialty Nurse Coordinator opportunity with AdventHealth Orlando and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

Pediatric Specialty Nurse Coordinator, Coordinated Care for Kids, Orlando

Job: Nursing

Primary Location: US-FL-Orlando

Position Location Kissimmee

Organization AdventHealth Central Florida

Schedule Full-time

Shift Day

Job Level Staff / Associate

Education Level Associate's Degree

Travel No

Job Posting Mar 28, 2019, 10:31:03 AM

Req ID: 278402

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.