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 300,000 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.
This position is responsible for team leadership, management and ongoing development and retention of qualified clinical staff for Audiology within Therapeutic & Rehabilitative Services. Responsible for supervision of associates, ensuring proper staffing and patient flow, supporting family centered care, general service operations and customer satisfaction. Identifies opportunities to improve services, makes recommendations and implements actions as appropriate and consistent with the goals for the hospital and Nemours Foundation. Oversees and facilitates implementation of strategic initiatives. In conjunction with Director, prepares budgets and monitors financial performance for the department.
As per license requirements on a limited basis, the position may provide evaluation, treatment and consultation to patients under the prescription of a physician within the guidelines designated by department and hospital policy and procedures. Mandatory core and annual competencies when appropriate.
Provides supervisory management of multidisciplinary team members, which may include Audiology, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech Language Pathology, Assistive Technology and/or Support Staff.
Facilitates communication and team building of the multidisciplinary team, including facilitating a collaborative and supportive relationship between key departments.
Applies human resources policies and practices to associates, including hiring, evaluations, promotions and coaching/counseling.
Assures all associates are appropriately oriented to the hospital and departmental policies and procedures
In collaboration with the management team, identifies the need for and arranges to provide education and training programs for associates, and assures compliance with completion of all annual mandatory in-service programs as required by hospital policy and all regulatory agencies (i.e. CARF, Joint Commission)
Determines the need for and allocation of staffing, space, fiscal and material resources for assigned areas. Purchases equipment for the department.
Demonstrates strong cost conscious awareness by analyzing service expenditures, effectively utilizing staff and supplies. Collaborates with the Director for budget development.
Increases the awareness of Therapeutic & Rehabilitative Services offerings through active involvement in community programs/committees and other related associations.
Represents Therapeutic & Rehabilitative Services when serving on committees and ensures collaboration with other departments.
Completes rounding on direct reports and patient rounding activities
Doctor of Audiology preferred
Licensed in state of DE
3 years of supervisory experience required or 5 years preferred
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.