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 Patient Flow Supervisor - RN (Radiology), FULL-TIME, to join our Nemours Children's Hospital 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.
This position is responsible for providing leadership in the hospital environment and in collaboration with the interdisciplinary care teams to direct patient care and ensure optimal patient outcomes utilizing existing resources.
Develops, implements, evaluates, and modifies clinical practice to meet individual patient and family needs.
Collects and interprets complex patient flow data. Focuses on key elements of situation while sorting out extraneous detail and exercises clinical judgment based on an immediate grasp of the whole picture for the patient population.
Collaborates with the physician in charge to coordinate flow and adjusts resources to meet patient care demands.
Identifies clinical questions. Seeks advice, resources or information to improve patient care.
Utilizes and contributes to evidence based practice of continuous improvement and flow strategies.
Shares clinical expertise with associates and provides coaching and direction for the optimal quality of care and patient and family experience.
Initiates cost-effective and appropriate quality care by:
a. Reviews and adjusts nursing assignments of associates in collaboration with nursing leadership to insure adequate coverage in a cost effective manner.
b. Leads scheduled team huddles and calls for other huddles as conditions in the unit change.
c. Identifies issues on a shift and initiates actions to correct the problem and maintains open communication with unit leadership related to these.
d. Provides recommendations to improve work flows and efficiency.
Consistently shows empathy, sensitivity and insight and is able to intervene in stressful situations.
Contributes to a nurturing environment that is supportive of colleagues in less than optimal situations.
Anticipates and integrates cultural differences into patient and family care.
This position also includes all the essential functions of a registered nurse, transport nurse , or specialty nurse that this position supports.
Response to Diversity:
Fosters a non-discriminatory climate, recognizing, supporting cultural diversity.
Provides for alternative means of communication as required to meet patient and family needs.
Adapts nursing care to meet the age specific and developmentally appropriate needs of patient and family.
Preserves and protects the confidentiality, autonomy, dignity and rights of patient and families.
Advocacy/ Moral Agency:
Advocates on behalf of patients/ families and personnel, promoting adherence to the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses.
Collaborate with the multidisciplinary team as well as associates working in ancillary departments for optimal outcomes throughout the continuum of care or admission to hospital.
Works as a team member to ensure optimal patient outcomes.
Supports colleagues by maintaining an attitude of respect and interdependency.
Develops problem solving strategies based upon the unique needs and strengths of the patient and family.
Participates in departmental and hospital programs for Quality Assessment and Improvement, identifying opportunities to improve services, making recommendations and implementing actions as appropriate and consistent with the goals of the Nemours Foundation.
Demonstrates leadership ability in responding to situations and efficiently uses existing resources.
Facilitation of Learning:
Individualizes patient and family teaching. Utilize available electronic resource.
Helps evaluate effectiveness of patient and family education utilizing the teach back methodology.
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing required. Graduate of Accredited School of Nursing.
Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years experience as a staff nurse required.
Current registration with Florida State Board of Nursing.
Charge nurse experience preferred.
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.