Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Florida is a full-service, non-profit Catholic hospital, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy and a member of Catholic Health East. Since we opened our doors in 1955, the name Holy Cross remains synonymous with medical excellence and highly personalized care with sincere human compassion and understanding. Holy Cross is accredited by the Joint Commission and is the first hospital in Broward County to be designated a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Our many accolades include the 2008 and 2009 U.S. News & World Report "Best Hospital" ranking for Orthopedics and the 2009 American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award.
Faith Community Nursing includes individual and group health education, counseling, health promotion activities, coordination of community resources and health screenings, and recruitment and training of congregational volunteers. Provides direct services to assigned congregation(s) and plays a highly visible role in the activities of the congregation; supports the spiritual, emotional, social and physical health of congregational members. Works closely with the pastoral staff to identify and follow-up on ministry opportunities based upon referrals and congregational assessment findings and.
The Parish Nurse Coordinator has the overall responsibility for the Parish Nurse programs and services developed to support the process of community health enhancement for the Broward region. Establishes partnerships with faith communities to initiate and maintain parish nurse practices. Recruits and provides training, on-going support and supervision of Volunteer Parish Nurses. Develops and implements departmental policies. Ensures that established hospital procedures are followed. Oversees the daily operation of the program including community relations. Participates in the Community Outreach long term strategic plans and the Community Needs Assessment process and provides key insight to community needs and gaps. Identifies potential research projects and develops and monitors outcomes. Participates in seeking program funding through grants. Develops partnerships with various community.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree – Nursing preferable,
Master’s Degree (or in progress) – Nursing, Public Health, related field
Experience: Minimum of (5) years, direct care and management
Holy Cross Hospital - 18 months ago
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