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Clinic Nurse Coordinator (Cardiac Center High Risk) at The Nemours Foundation

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Orlando, Florida





Job Description:

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 Clinic Nurse Coordinator (Cardiac Center High Risk) FULL-TIME, M-F, varied hours to cover clinic needs. to join our Nemours Children's Hospital team in Orlando, Florida. Travel may be required

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.

We appreciate your continued interest in Nemours, and we value your desire to professionally grow within our organization.  If you think this opening is in line with your qualifications and career aspirations, we encourage you to apply.

Your potential. Our promise.

Nemours is seeking a Clinic Nurse Coordinator to work with several of our specialty cardiac clinics. (FULL-TIME, M-F, varied hours to cover clinic needs) to join our Nemours Children's Hospital team in Orlando, Florida. Travel may be required

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: The Cardiac Center Specialty Clinic Nurse Coordinator is responsible for specialized nursing practice related to care of patients with complex congenital heart disease followed by several of our sub-specialty clinics including the High Risk Cardiac Clinic, Williams syndrome clinic and others. The coordinator would provide direct and indirect patient care in collaboration with the medical and nursing staff for patients and families followed by these subspecialty teams including services in the inpatient and outpatient care setting.

Position responsibilities 


  • Acts as the liaison between patients, their families and members of the health care team.

  • Participates in inpatient rounds when appropriate and weekly team conferences to anticipate care needs for patients currently or soon to be admitted or seen in clinic.

  • Identifies patient/family need for further resources and initiates appropriate teaching and/or referrals.

  • Collaborates with the Cardiac Center’s Social Worker on patient discharge planning and ongoing outpatient needs.

  • Responsible for coordination of discharge follow up and home surveillance of complex cardiac patients in collaboration with the patients’ physicians and APRN/PAs.

  • Plays a lead role in teaching parents and other care givers how to use the Nemours Cardiac App and monitor the daily data transmitted to the Cardiac Dashboard.

  • Assists Nutritionist in addressing patients’ and families’ needs while in the hospital and post-discharge. Identifies any nutritional issues, such as non-compliance with recommended nutrition guidelines and communicates issues to the Clinical Nutritionist and the patients’ physician and providers.

  • Assists Clinical Psychologist in addressing patients’ and families’ needs while in the hospital and post-discharge.

  • Coordinates clinic visits and pre-operative studies for patients scheduled for cardiac procedures/surgery in collaboration with other members of the Cardiac Center staff, including physicians, APRN/PAs, nurses and support staff.

  • In collaboration with patients’ physicians and other providers, explains treatment regime to patients/families, i.e., pre-procedure instructions and admission process.

  • Participates in research protocols and data collection in support of clinical cardiology and cardiothoracic research including data collection and input for the NPC-QIC collaborative.

  • Must have good communication skills and the ability to work well with others

Position requirements:


  • BSN required

  • American Heart Association BLS required upon hire

  • Minimum Of 5 Years Pediatric Cardiac Clinical Experience Is Required due To The Clinical Complexities Of The Cardiac Center’s Patients

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.