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 Cardiac OR Nurse Manager to join our team in Wilmington, DE. This position would be 4 /10 hours days, based on department need.
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.
From our park-like campus and free parking, to private patient rooms and kid-approved play areas, our Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del., is like no other in the region. We’re considered one of the safest children’s hospitals in the country, with some of the best doctors, nurses and pediatric specialty care available. We also have Delaware’s only pediatric Level 1 Trauma Center.
First assist, scrubs or circulates for cardiac surgical procedures under direct supervision of the surgeon.
Determines staffing decisions, call coverage, orders implants/supplies/instruments, enters OR patient charges, provides orientation of new staff and completes yearly evaluations. Participates in departmental and hospital programs for Quality Assessment and improvement, identifying opportunities to improve services, making recommendations and implementing actions as appropriate with the goals of the Nemours Foundation.
Essential Functions – These responsibilities are of utmost importance and the department can’t function without them First Assist, scrubs or circulates for cardiac surgical procedures under the direct supervision of the surgeon. Responds to and provides direction during emergency situations. Provides leadership and direction to patient care team members in accordance with organizational goals. Orients new hires. Orients CICU nurses to procedures at bedside Provides nursing coverage for procedures done in cardiac OR, CICU. Hybrid cases in Cath lab, PDA ligations at outlying hospitals and Non- Cardiac/ Cardiac Anesthesia cases. Plans Cardiac OR Nursing schedule with 24 hour call coverage. Provides leadership and direction for interviewing and selection of patient care team members. Listens to staff’s suggestions and implements change if needed. Determines ways to provide the best patient care with the best staff satisfaction. Completess yearly evaluations and performance plans. Supervises coordination of equipment and supply purchases. Orders cardiac instruments, implants, disposables. Creates instrument set information in SPM. Maintains implant log and Cryofreezer with Blood Bank. Enters charges for cardiac procedures in Epic. Creates CDM and Lawson #’s for service. Works on special projects like build of cardiac OR rooms or implementation of Blue Bin Huddles with Cath lab Nurse Manager on a daily basis. Ensures the continuous assessment and improvement of quality patient care.
Masters degree in nursing required or actively enrolled in masters program
Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania Nursing license. Perform procedures in all 3 states
Must be an experienced Pediatric Cardiac OR Nurse
Experience in scrubbing, circulating and first assisting complex congenital heart procedures
First Assistant 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 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.