RN-Ambulatory (General Surgery) LAKELAND at Nemours in Lakeland, Florida

Posted in Health Care 29 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time





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 RN-Ambulatory (General Surgery) FULL-TIME, to join our Nemours Children's Hospital team in Lakeland, Florida

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

Providing nursing care in General Surgery (i.e. hospital and satellite clinics). Providing nursing care in partnership with the child and family that is individualized to meet the child or family’s unique needs and situation. Travel to satellite clinic locations as needed. 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.

Position Duties


  • 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

Position Requirements


  • ASN required; BSN preferred.

  • Current and valid RN license in the state of Florida required. 

  • Minimum one (1) year of experience as a Pediatric RN required, General Surgery preferred. 

  • Bilingual preferred

  • Valid American Heart Association BLS Certification required upon hire; BLS certification must be valid for 90 days post start date. 

  • Travel may be required

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.