Summary:Manages the daily operations of the Cardio ICU unit to ensure alignment with departmental and organizational objectives. May provide direct care to patients. Detailed responsibilities:• Assists with developing specific departmental goals, standards, and objectives which directly support the strategic plan and vision of the organization.• Manages staff relations including performance management, staff satisfaction and conflict management. May oversee scheduling, recruitment, payroll and student engagements.• Ensures regulatory compliance. Assist with the identification, determination and need for systems, equipment and supplies. Monitors usage, and oversees proper working order of equipment and ensures adequate supplies.• Assesses the quality of patient care delivered. Evaluates needs of patients and families and provides patient and family centered care. Manages complaints and conflicts through to resolution.• Plans, implements, and evaluates patient care based on patient assessment to optimize outcomes and maximize available resources. Monitors, documents and communicates patient condition as appropriate. Competencies and skills:Essential:• STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR: Acts in a manner that supports the standards of communication, respect, privacy, and teamwork by demonstrating a commitment to professional and ethical conduct. • CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by promptly addressing internal/external customer issues/requests, resolving concerns while maintaining a professional image and behavior to build and enhance the patient/family/customer experience.• ACCOUNTABILITY: Accepts ownership of job roles and specific assignments/goals; works independently, takes responsibility for own actions; admits mistakes and judgment errors; and accepts constructive feedback. Connects personal work results to the accomplishment of team and organizational goals.• RESPONDING TO CHANGE: Accepts change and adapts in a positive and productive manner; handles unexpected situations and changes in direction calmly and with confidence. Views new assignments and job responsibilities as an opportunity for growth.• PATIENT SAFETY - NURSING: Complies with and ensures patient safety practices in the clinical setting. • DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF PLAN OF CARE: Develops and implements a nursing care plan based on the patient's individual needs, an interdisciplinary approach, and evidence-based practices. • ANALYSIS AND DECISION MAKING: Uses decision making processes and tools to analyze situations and make effective decisions. • MANAGING PEOPLE: Uses HR/Performance Management processes and systems to align individual performance to achieve organizational results. • PROFESSIONAL CREDIBILITY: Maintains a credible and professional image by modeling organizational values and exhibiting knowledge and skills required to contribute to team/department/organizational goals. • PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE: "Provides Patient and Family Centered Care to patients, families, visitors and internal customers" Education:Essential:• Accredited Program Education specialization:Essential:• Nursing Credentials:Essential:• ACLS Certification• BLS Certification• Registered Nurse License• PALS Certification Education equivalent experience:Essential:• Graduate of an accredited Registered/Professional Nursing program. Other information:Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, effective communications skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Required Work Experience: 3 years nursing experience in cardiovascular and/or intensive care•• Department specific credentials - See below- ONCC Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Provider Certificate Required for those RN's administering chemotherapy.- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required for ICU, ED, PACU, Endo, Tele, OB, MHN Pre-Op and Specialty Procedural areas.- PALS required for Pediatric areas with the exception of NICU. Certification in Fetal Monitoring through National Credential Center or through AWOHNN (Intermediate or Advanced) for L&D RN's.- Newly licensed RN's have 6 months to obtain ACLS and/or PALS, and Fetal Monitoring if L&D.Note: For added clarification, see Mandatory Education Requirements Grid. Working conditions:Essential:• Bending and Stooping 60.00%• Climbing 40.00%• Keyboard Entry 80.00%• Kneeling 60.00%• Lifting/Carrying Patients 35 Pounds or Greater 80.00%• Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient 80.00%• Lifting or Carrying 25.01 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient 40.00%• Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient 80.00%• Pushing or Pulling 26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient 80.00%• Pushing or Pulling > 75 lbs Non-Patient 80.00%• Reaching 80.00%• Repetitive Movement Foot/Leg 40.00%• Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm 80.00%• Running 40.00%• Sitting 60.00%• Squatting 80.00%• Standing 80.00%• Walking 80.00%• Audible Speech 80.00%• Hearing Acuity 80.00%• Smelling Acuity 40.00%• Depth Perception 80.00%• Distinguish Color 80.00%• Seeing - Far 80.00%• Seeing - Near 80.00%• Bio hazardous Waste 60.00%• Biological Hazards - Respiratory 60.00%• Biological Hazards - Skin or Ingestion 60.00%• Blood and/or Bodily Fluids 60.00%• Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens 60.00%• Cytotoxic Chemicals 60.00%• Dust 60.00%• Gas/Vapors/Fumes 80.00%• Hazardous Chemicals 80.00%• Hazardous Medication 80.00%• Computer Monitor 80.00%• Domestic Animals 40.00%• Fire Risk 40.00%• Magnetic Fields 40.00%• Moving Mechanical Parts 40.00%• Needles/Sharp Objects 80.00%• Potential Electric Shock 40.00%• Potential for Physical Assault 40.00%• Wet or Slippery Surfaces 80.00%
Organizational Profile: Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital is a 226 bed free-standing children’s hospital in Hollywood, Broward County, Florida located near Fort Lauderdale. The hospital is currently undergoing a 4-story vertical expansion to double the number of floors and to continue to meet its commitment to providing the highest quality and safest care for children in the region.
JDCH is one of 6 hospitals that are part of Memorial Healthcare System, the 3rd largest public health system in the country. Memorial delivers nearly 14,000 babies per year in 3 hospitals and has 132 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) – both level 2 and 3 (the state of Florida does not yet have a separate designation for level 4 care). JDCH has robust high-risk and congenital programs including a US News and World Report ranked pediatric Cardiology and Heart Surgery Program, one of only two active programs in the state that does heart transplants. Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital’s Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine program is also ranked by US News and World Report as number one in Florida and is one of the largest programs in the southeastern United States. JDCH also has robust Neurosciences, Hematology/Oncology and other specialized surgical programs (approximately 10,000 surgeries per year). They also have the area’s largest pediatric and neonatal transport team, which also does mobile ECMO. JDCH serves over 375,000 children per year from around the state. Approximately 100,000 children are cared for in our 3 emergency rooms across the county per year. JDCH’s services continue to grow with the opening of the new specialty center/ambulatory surgery center in Palm Beach County in 2018 and a new ambulatory pavilion in Miramar, near Miami-Dade County which will open in 2021.
Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital offers resources for academic pursuits, spanning from clinical research to basic science investigation via affiliations with nearby universities and through its Pediatric Institute for Discovery and Innovation (PIDI). Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital has an established pediatric residency program and deep relationships with other hospital providers and universities.
Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital combines leading-edge clinical excellence with a child- and family-friendly environment that emphasizes the Power of Play. Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital offers a comprehensive range of healthcare services – delivered with kindness, dedication and compassion.
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