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Registered Nurse (Medical/Surgical) FULL-TIME/7A-7P, Varied Days & Wkds

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Nemours is seeking a RN-Hospital (Medical/Surgical) FULL-TIME/7A-7P, Varied days of the week & Every other weekend to join our Nemours Children's Hospital team in Orlando, Florida. 

As one of the nation’s leading pediatric healthcare 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 280,000 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.

​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.

Job Description
  • Providing nursing care for Medical/Surgical units.
  • Providing nursing care in partnership with the child and family that is individualized to meet the child or family’s unique needs and situation.
  • Assessing, evaluating and developing nursing plan considering the patient and family’s individual, cultural, ethnic and religious values and beliefs.
  • Delivering care based on family centered care principles in collaboration with other medical professionals.
  • Evaluating nursing care on an ongoing basis and revising the plan of care as appropriate.
  • Accountable and responsible for the coordination and management of a designated group of patients in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team.
  • Utilizes the nursing process as a basis for providing and evaluating nursing care applying knowledge of growth and development, pathophysiology, spiritual and cultural needs and family dynamics in delivery of care.
  • Delivers care in a non-judgmental and nondiscriminatory manner that is sensitive to and values diversity.
  • Provides patient education for diagnostic procedures, medical conditions and treatment plans.
  • Oversees patient flow, providing clinical direction to other team members.
  • Participates in and supports bedside clinical research studies.
  • Evaluates child/family responses to the effectiveness of nursing/medical interventions and addresses/makes appropriate changes as needed.
  • Documents all aspects of nursing care delivery appropriately.
  • Maintains patient/family confidentiality and privacy.
  • Adheres to the Nemours Standards of Behavior.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
  • ASN degree required; BSN degree preferred. 
  • Current Florida Nursing license in good standing required. 
  • Minimum of one (1) year Pediatric nursing OR two (2) years’ general nursing experience preferred; Med/Surg experience preferred.
  • Valid American Heart BLS certification upon hire required; BLS certification must be valid for 90 days post hire date.
  • Must obtain PEARS certification within one (1) year of hire date.
  • CHEMO Certification a plus.

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.

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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 the Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and across the 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 care. We have 1.1 million square-feet of space currently devoted to providing children's health care or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.

Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children is located in Wilmington. We provide specialty pediatric care to children and their families at our clinics throughout the Delaware Valley. Our health prevention efforts are located in Newark.

We offer specialty care clinics for children in Egg Harbor Township, Voorhees and Vineland.

We provide specialty pediatric care in clinics throughout Pennsylvania, including Philadelphia, Lancaster, Newtown Square and Collegeville. Also, we provide pediatric primary care in Lankenau and Philadelphia.

Nemours Children's Hospital is located in Orlando. Also, we extend our specialty pediatric care to children and their families at our clinics throughout the Orlando area and in Jacksonville and Pensacola.

Advocacy & Child Health Policy
The Nemours' National Office of Policy and Prevention works to promote policies and practices to improve the health and well-being of children nationwide and to promote prevention at Nemours.

Setting Higher Standards in Children's Health Care

Every parent wants the best for their child. We work hard to provide excellent care for kids — and people are noticing. Keeping our promise to do whatever it takes has earned Nemours a place among the most respected pediatric health care systems in the nation.

Pediatric Patient Care

  • Named one of the best children’s hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, Nemurs/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children is ranked in all 10 surveyed specialties including: cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology, neonatology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology, and urology.
  • 164 Nemours physicians are ranked among the Best Doctors in America® for 2014-2015 by Best Doctors®, Inc.
  • Our family-centered care ranks in the top 20 percent in key patient satisfaction areas
  • Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children nursing program granted Magnet status 2012, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), in recognition for its professional

Quality & Safety

  • Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children was awarded the Elite Distinction as one of 12 Leapfrog Group's Top Children's Hospitals in the country in 2012, recognizing exceptional quality and patient safety.
  • Excellent quality and safety outcomes, including hospital readmissions for asthma, patient survival rates and surgical infection prevention

Health Information & Technology

  • Advanced Electronic Health Record (EHR) technology that works seamlessly across multiple locations
  • Among the "Most Wired" hospitals and health systems in the U.S. Hospitals and Health Networks magazine, 2013
  • HIMSS Davies Organizational Award of Excellence from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
  • Nemours Center for Children's Health Media, creator of — the No. 1 most-visited website devoted to children's health

Associate Satisfaction

  • Our Delaware locations were named among America’s 150 Top Workplaces by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, through a national survey of Nemours Associates.

Nemours offers all Associates a competitive benefits program that allows them to choose a combination of benefits to meet their personal needs.

Nemours offers comprehensive health coverage (medical, prescription and dental) for Associates and their families (also same-sex domestic partners), including our unique pediatric health plan "Bridge to a Healthy Future."

Associates who work 30 hours or more per week pay only a small portion of the monthly premium for health benefits. Associates who work less than 30 hours per week are eligible for benefits, but pay a larger portion of premiums. Life insurance (basic life and AD&D) coverage is paid by Nemours.

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A Nemours career means working and learning alongside some of the most respected health care professionals in the industry. The outstanding quality of our health care for children is dependent upon and strengthened by the diversity of our Associates.

Regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other protected status, Nemours affords equal opportunity to all qualified Associates and applicants for employment. We stand together in our dedication to the health and well-being of all children, embracing their diversity as well.

Our Office of Health Equity & Inclusion embraces Nemours and community partnerships to build a culturally competent and diverse workforce.

This commitment includes the following:

  • Providing ongoing mandatory cultural competency training for leadership, administration, physician and nursing staff and other Associates, and monitoring cultural competency of the entire organization and patient care units.
  • Engaging diverse community groups and businesses through community outreach and participation in community events.
  • Facilitating the mentoring, recruitment, hiring and retention of a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve.

As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours is committed to focusing on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.

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