Nursing Shift Supervisor LPN / RN, Urgent Care, 2nd Shift (Nurse, Pediatrics, ASN)

Melbourne, FL, 32935
Oct 27, 2017
Nov 26, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Nemours is seeking a Nursing Shift Supervisor - LPN or RN (Urgent Care/Melbourne) - Full Time to join our Urgent Care Clinic team in Melbourne, Florida. This facility operates Monday through Friday, 4:45 p.m. to 11 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 12:45 p.m. to 11 p.m. This position will require some weekend work and holiday work.

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 280,000 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 pediatric urgent care centers provide a kid-friendly, family-centered experience for families seeking urgent care services at night and on weekends. With six centers conveniently located in the greater Orlando area, we deliver exceptional Nemours care to families where and when they need it most.

This position is responsible for providing quality pediatric patient care on shift.
  • Ensures cleanliness of office and clinical environment.
  • Creates a welcoming environment and acts as a patient advocate.
  • Observes, assesses, triages and takes a action on all patients according to protocol.
  • Provides quality patient care:
    • Obtains vital signs and patient history.
    • Administers medications.
    • Performs and/or assists in procedures.
    • Performs labs on patient samples and lab controls according to protocol.
    • Gives aftercare instruction and discharges/transfers patients.
    • Documents all assessments, actions, care and treatment responses, and communications in patient record in EMR, logs and requisitions.
    • Executes physician orders and involves patient/family in plans.
    • Supervises, ensuring all duties and protocols performed.
    • Attends training sessions and meetings as required.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities for the Shift Supervisor Role
  • Supervisor of Staff
    • Ensures staff arrive on time and leave as scheduled; approves overtime as needed.
    • Ensures all duties are completed.
    • Allows breaks as time/flow allows.
    • Delegates tasks/duties as needed.
  • Patient/Clinic Flow/Supervision
    • Delegates tasks as needed to ensure shift flows smoothly and wait times are kept at a minimum.
    • Supervises/oversees registration, triage, vital signs, lab tests, procedures, medication administration and discharges.
    • Understands, ensures and/or performs lab controls per COLA regulations.
    • Understands proper maintenance/problem solving on machines, including CBC, I-Stat, urinalysis, autoclave and x-ray, and when to call for assistance.
    • Calls Site Manager on call and/or Medical Director as needed for guidance on shift.
  • Patient Care
    • Performs triage and discharge.
    • Obtains and performs lab tests on patient specimens.
    • Intravenous, intramuscular, venipunctures and catheterizations as per protocol and MD order.
    • Administers medications.
    • Performs and assists with splinting and procedures.
    • Follows orders per MD and company protocol in a timely fashion with professionalism, courtesy, competence and accuracy.
    • Updates physician as needed.
    • Discharges patient/family, providing written and verbal instructions and ensuring understanding by parent/guardian/patient.
    • Involves self or shift MD for problems arising on shift with patients or parents.
  • Cultures
    • Ensures all cultures received in a timely manner.
    • Documents results in EMR and consults MD.
    • Ensures all results scanned into EMR and faxed to PCP.
    • Calls parents per protocol with results.
    • Calls prescriptions in as needed.
    • Ensures all labs requisitions are accurate.
    • Ensures labs go to appropriate facility via appropriate route.
  • Documentation
    • Performs narcotic count with MD at beginning and end of shift.
    • Ensures self-pay patients are charged correctly with MD signature.
    • Ensures QA/QC completed.
    • Incident reports filed as needed.
  • Code Cart/Safety/Environment
    • Checks all components of code cart and completes checkout.
    • Checks oxygen tanks at beginning and end of shift, making sure they are turned off at end of use/shift.
    • Notifies Operations Manger if low oxygen levels.
    • Ensures environmental and safety concerns are met, including BWM, machines (coulter, computers) working properly, facility is clean, and supplies are ordered as needed.
    • Follows protocol for discharging patient who has received IV or IM medications.
  • Transfer/Admit Patients
    • Clear, concise report to admitting facility.
    • Performs necessary patient care until patient/family leaves facility via private car or ALS/BLS ambulance, as ordered by shift physician.
    • Ensures documentation/paperwork is complete.

  • Associate's degree required.
  • Must be a Florida-licensed RN or LPN.
  • PALS certification required.
  • Minimum of three (3) years job-related experience required.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of clinical pediatric experience required.
  • Emergency room/urgent care/ICU experience 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.

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