ECMO Specialist Pediatric Cardiovascular ICU Part time Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 12/1/2021

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  • Job Schedule
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Date Posted:
    12/1/2021
  • Job ID:
    21029003
  • Job Family
    Cardiology
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

ECMO Specialist AdventHealth for Children Pediatric Cardiovascular ICU

 
Location: Orlando, FL 

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth for Children: 

 
  • As one of the premier children’s health systems in the nation, AdventHealth for Children sets the standard for innovation, quality and comprehensive care. Our technologically advanced, flagship facility is designed by Walt Disney Imagineers to be child-friendly.  
  • Across Central Florida, there are more than 300 dedicated, pediatric beds — 200 of which are located at the tertiary children’s hospital in Orlando. 
  • We have assembled a world-class team of doctors, specialists, nurses and health care professionals that utilizes some of the most advanced technologies, therapies and treatments available to care for our patients. This includes 140 pediatric specialists practicing 35 subspecialties and 800+ Pediatric specialty trained staff.
  • For a second time, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) has granted AdventHealth for Children Magnet® recognition, which establishes the hospital as a national leader in nursing and patient care. Only seven-percent of the nation’s hospitals have received this recognition.
  • Comprehensive Heart Center with a multidisciplinary team including congenital heart disease experts and elite pediatric cardiovascular surgeons.
  • Level IV Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Center featuring the highest designation awarded by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers.
  • Duke Health affiliate in pediatric bone marrow transplant (BMT); the Kids Beating Cancer BMT program is the first of its kind in Central Florida and is internationally accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT).
  • Only pediatric liver transplant program in Central Florida, in partnership with UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.
  • Level III NICU offering the highest level of care available to neonatal babies and recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the Best Children’s Hospital for newborn care in Florida.
 
Work Hours/Shift:
  • Part Time, Days, 6A-6P
 

You Will Be Responsible For:   

  • Utilizes clinical proficiency in the care of Neonatal and Pediatric ECMO.
  • Participates in timely documentation of comprehensive clinical assessments including assessment of clinical variables including, but not limited to, diagnostic testing and functional status, assessment of patient’s response to the extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) process.
  • Attends and participates in team, unit and campus meetings including hospital interdisciplinary rounds, discharge planning, and quality improvement programs with the ability to communicate with the clinical team in a professional and effective manner.
  • Applies assessment and evaluation process to diagnoses.  Successfully delivers patient evaluations on ECMO without requiring support and instruction from others.
  • Utilizes unique knowledge regarding extracorporeal circulation and its effects on the body.  Independently uses and documents effective planning, deliverance and evaluation of goal-focused, individualized safe age and culture-specific care for Neonatal and Pediatric patients.
Qualifications
What Will You Need:        
 

         EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) OR Graduate of a Respiratory Therapy or Cardiopulmonary Science program
  • Three years of clinical experience in an acute Cardiac Intensive care setting within the last five years
  • Minimum of three years of ECMO experience
 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • Master of Science degree in Nursing (MSN) or related healthcare field
 

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • Current valid State of Florida or multi state license as a Registered Nurse or Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) certifications 
Job Summary:

The Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Specialist provides clinical expertise in their specialist area to optimize patient, family, nurse and team outcomes. This position assists with directing ECMO daily operations and participates in direct patient care to optimize outcomes in a fiscally responsible manner. The ECMO Specialist supports the practice of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation delivery processes through direct care, presentations, collaborative practice and knowledge of industry standards to establish clinical best practices. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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