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Director of Nursing, PPEC

Company: Advanced Care Partners
Location: Fort Pierce
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Advanced Care Partners is hiring a Director of Nursing for their For Pierce, Florida PPEC location. As the Director of Nursing, you will play a pivotal role in leading the care for pediatric families and their children. This full-time position offers the opportunity to lead and supervise the clinical services of our Pediatric Care Center (PPEC) through diligent oversight and thoughtful leadership.Here's what you'll be doing:Supervise Clinical Operations: Lead the organization and direction of clinical operations, ensuring continuity and quality of nursing care.Implement Nursing Processes: Utilize your expertise in nursing processes to assess, plan, and ensure optimum care for children based on their specific needs.Coordinate Care: Facilitate coordination among a multi-disciplinary team to ensure seamless care and service delivery.Maintain Compliance: Enforce adherence to all Federal and State regulations, as well as our internal policies and procedures.Manage Staff: Oversee all nursing and assistive personnel, ensuring professional growth and compliance with health standards.Communicate with Healthcare Providers: Maintain regular contact with each child's primary healthcare provider and ensure documentation within the medical record.Develop Policies and Procedures: Formulate and implement standards of practice and organizational plans that enhance service quality and operational efficiency.Ensure Effective Documentation: Monitor the accuracy and timeliness of medical records and care plans.Support the Administrator: Assist in staff development, performance reviews, and the implementation of quality improvement initiatives.The Director of Nursing at our facility must be a registered professional nurse equipped with the following qualifications:Registered Nurse License: Must hold a current Florida registered nurse license.CPR Certification: Must hold current certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).Pediatric Nursing Experience:A minimum of two years of general pediatric nursing experience.At least six months of this experience should be in caring for medically fragile infants or children in settings such as pediatric intensive care, neonatal intensive care, PPEC, or similar.Specialized Medical Knowledge:Demonstrated knowledge of home ventilators, apnea monitors, oxygen supply and management, tracheostomy care, suctioning, and special feeding techniques including G-tubes, N/G tubes, and IVs.Health and Safety Clearances:Evidence of a negative TB skin test or chest x-ray.Satisfactory criminal background check.Preferred Experience:Experience in nursing supervision and/or administration is preferred.Physical Requirements:Mobility and Strength:Ability to stand, lift or assist in lifting individuals as required.Must be able to bend, stoop, kneel, squat, and demonstrate overall flexibility to meet the care needs of individuals.Sensory Abilities:Must possess the visual and auditory acuity necessary to monitor individuals and operate medical equipment.Manual Dexterity:Requires strength and manual dexterity for handling small objects and operating medical equipment.Emergency Response:Must be capable of responding effectively in emergency situations.#IND2

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