Performs a wide variety of patient care activities and accommodative services to support a defined patient population program or service (Sickle Cell, Bleeding Disorders ,Oncology, Late Effects, Neuro-Oncology). Demonstrates excellence in practice characterized by quality patient care and participation in formal and informal patient and staff education. Provides developmentally appropriate psychosocial and clinical care. Reports to Nurse Manager/Specialty Clinical Supervisor and works in close cooperation with and under the clinical guidance of the practice physician(s).
Current Virginia state license as a Registered Nurse or Registered Nurse holding a valid Compact State license, professional certification in the area of expertise or BSN, MSN or NP preferred. Technical and professional knowledge and skills unique to the clinical services provided, usually acquired through 3-5 years progressive clinical experience in the related specialty area. Pediatric experience preferred. CPR Training required and/or must be obtained within 90 days of hire. Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification required if necessary for the performance of the job role (applies to: Oncology, Neuro/Oncology, Late Effects, Sickle Cell performing in the infusion area). APHON Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Provider Course and Maintenance required and/or must be obtained within 90 days of hire and COG (Children's Oncology Group) membership required if necessary for the performance of job role (applies to: Oncology, Neuro/Oncology, Late Effects, Sickle Cell performing in the infusion area). Valid Virginia driver's license necessary if required for the performance of job role.
Specialty Coordinator will directly work with the Comprehensive Sickle Cell Program and coordinate care for patients with Sickle Cell Disease. Experience with Hematology or Oncology is preferred.
CHKD is located in a family-centered community. At CHKD, we know that people who work hard often want to play hard, too.
Where We Are
Norfolk is a part of the Hampton Roads region of Virginia, also known as Tidewater, and is located in the southeastern portion of the state, where unlimited resources for recreation, travel and culture exist.
The region's temperate climate is ideal for sports and outdoor activities. Winters are mild. The spring and fall seasons are extremely pleasant. Summer temperatures are usually in the upper 80s.
Dive Right In
The Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay provide the boundaries for the Norfolk/Virginia Beach Community. The opportunities for swimming, diving, fishing and boating abound on the region's many rivers and lakes, as well as along miles of public beaches. Some of the best sport fishing in the country can be found here and on North Carolina's Outer Banks, which are within a two-hour's drive.
For other outdoor entertainment, there is camping, biking and hiking at Virginia Beach's Seashore State park; exploring the Great Dismal Swamp national wildlife preserve just south of Norfolk; and Busch Gardens near Williamsburg is one of the country's most popular amusement parks.
Places To Be, People To See
Surrounding the hospital and the medical center is an historic neighborhood highlighted by parks, churches and schools.
Just two miles from the hospital is Norfolk's downtown business district and waterfront. The hospital and Eastern Virginia Medical School are situated in a restored area which abounds with historic homes and two-and three-story townhouses and apartments. Restaurants, health clubs, shops and art galleries are a short walk away.
The renowned Chrysler Museum of Art, the Nauticus National Maritime Center, Harbor Park baseball stadium, Scope sports and convention center, Harrison Opera House, Chrysler Hall Theater and Waterside Festival Marketplace are all located within two miles of the medical center.
Norfolk and the surrounding area abound in history, highlighted by Colonial Williamsburg, Yorktown and Jamestown. Museums and historic homes in Norfolk reflect the city's 300-year history as an important seaport and region of commerce.
For snow skiing and mountain trail hiking, the foothills of Virginia and the Blue Ridge Mountains are within a few hours' drive.
The region is served by Norfolk International Airport, a few miles away from downtown Norfolk. Also servicing Norfolk is Amtrak with direct connections to Washington D.C. and New York City along with connecting cities.
A Higher Learning Environment
Old Dominion University, Norfolk State University, Hampton University, Christopher Newport University, Regent University, EVMS, and Virginia Wesleyan College are located nearby for other educational opportunities. The College of William and Mary is an hour away in Williamsburg.
About CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF THE KING'S DAUGHTERS HEALTH SYSTEM
"At CHKD, working to improve the lives of our community's children is a twofold endeavor, deeply ingrained in our mission, our history and our daily work."
– Jim Dahling, CHKD president and CEO
Leading the region in children’s healthcare services, CHKD is committed to delivering excellence in quality and service as we continually measure and improve our outcomes. We will evolve ...and enhance our services in response to the needs of children and the advancement of science; educate the next generation of leaders in children’s health; be the healthcare employer of choice; and collaborate with others to attain our vision.
As we strive to attain our mission, Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters Health System will provide excellence in quality of care and service through teamwork and communication, honesty and integrity, personal responsibility and stewardship of resources, as well as creativity and innovation. Our goal is to lead the region as the preferred provider of quality children’s health services for years to come.
Whether a child needs hospitalization, ongoing care for a chronic illness, outpatient surgery or primary care, CHKD Health System provides the staff, facilities and technologies that address the unique demands of childhood.
A Health System Just for Children
CHKD Health System offers a network of comprehensive pediatric services in more than 40 locations that stretch from Williamsburg to Elizabeth City, North Carolina. On the outpatient side, we offer primary care, diagnostic services, urgent care, emergency care, rehabilitative therapies, day surgery and care in more than 20 pediatric subspecialties. Inpatient care is offered at Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters, Virginia's only comprehensive freestanding pediatric hospital.
CHKD is a 206-bed teaching hospital with special units for neonatal and pediatric intensive care, cancer care, acute inpatient rehabilitation, medical and surgical care, and transitional care. As a freestanding, full-service children's hospital, every inch of our facility and all members of our medical team are devoted exclusively to the needs of young people, and our patients benefit from the full range of pediatric specialists and support services available only at freestanding children's hospitals.