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Registered Nurse - Pediatric Transport Team - Wolfson Children's Hospital

Job Summary

We are looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) experienced in pediatric and newborn critical care to join our Pediatric 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.  As a Pediatric Transport RN for Wolson Children's Hospital the requirements and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Performs basic life support, advanced life support and critical care nursing.
  • Functions under standing orders of the physician or Medical Director and is expected to perform assessments, provide treatment and monitor patients during inter-facility transports.
  • Has strong communication skills and interpersonal skills as they work in confined spaces(Ambulance/Helo/Fixed Wing), must relay information to MD and other medical professionals.
  • Remains calm and focused and possess strong problem solving and critical thinking skills to effectively assess patients and provide appropriate treatment.
  • Responsible for the care of the patient including any emergency procedures the patient may require while under their care. These procedures may include but are not limited to CPR and endotracheal intubation, needle aspiration of the chest and umbilical assess during emergency medication delivery.

  • Date Posted Dec 31, 2019
  • Status Full-Time
  • Shift Details Nights
  • Education Required Associate's Degree - Nursing
  • Education Preferred Bachelor's Degree - Nursing
  • Experience
    • 2000 hours as Registered Nurse required
    • 2000 hours in Level 3-4 NICU
    • 2-4 years Pediatric Nursing Experience
    • 2-4 years PICU Experience preferred
  • License and Certification
    • Basic Life Support (BLS)
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
    • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Certification
    • 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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