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Nurse Manager - Kids Kare Transport - Wolfson Children's Hospital

Job Summary

We are looking for a Nurse Manager of the Kids Kare Transport Team at Wolfson Children's Hospital. Covering the entire region in North Florida and South Georgia, our Kids Kare vehicles and Life Flight helicopter safely transport more than 1,300 infants and children a year to Wolfson Children’s for emergency critical care, trauma and specialty care. We are seeking a Nurse Manager to provide leadership and operational management of the Kids Kare Transport Team, which includes knowledge of the following:
• Air and ground transport critical care transport of neonatal and pediatric patients
• Safety standards of the industry
• Operational integration of clinical care, aviation and dispatch/communications functions, scope of practice and parameters set forth by State and governing agencies
• Planning, development and implementation of short and long term strategic initiatives related to program growth
• Business development and community relations
• Protocol and procedures
• Work independently and autonomously with Medical Director operating within the scope of practice and parameters set by state and local agencies
• Certification note: ATCN or TNCC required within one year of hire. PNCCT or C-NPT required within one year of hire.

  • Date Posted Jun 03, 2020
  • Status Full-Time
  • Shift Details Days
  • Education Required Bachelor's Degree - Nursing
  • Education Preferred Master's Degree
  • Experience
    • Over 5 years Air/Ground Critical Care Medical Transport Experience
    • Over 5 years Critical Care Experience
    • Over 5 years Nursing Experience
    • 3-5 Years Neonatal Experience
    • 3-5 Years Pediatric Experience
    • 3-5 Years Progressive Management Experience
  • License and Certification
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)- or
    • Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN)
    • Basic Life Support (BLS)- or
    • Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS)
    • Trauma Nurse Core Course Certification (TNCC)
    • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Certification
    • Neonatal / Peds Transport Course (PNCCT)
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
    • Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)
    • Certified Neonatal Pediatric Transport (C-NPT)
    • Licensed Registered Nurse
  • Location Wolfson Children's Hospital
    800 Prudential Drive
    Jacksonville, Florida, 32207
  • Location Overview

    Wolfson Children’s Hospital is the only children’s hospital in the region, serving North Florida, South Georgia and beyond. Ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the best children’s hospitals in the U.S., the hospital is staffed by skilled pediatric subspecialty physicians, pediatric nurses and other health care professionals, and equipped with advanced technology to help children overcome serious illnesses like congenital heart disease, cancer, neurological disorders, diabetes and more. As one of only two children’s hospitals in Florida to receive Magnet™ status, Wolfson is a regional referral center for tertiary pediatric care. Centrally located on the beautiful St. Johns River, 213-bed Wolfson Children’s Hospital is a part of Baptist Health.

    The hospital is located close to the shops and fine dining of the historic San Marco area and is also near sports stadiums, theater and music venues, and museums.


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