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Opportunity to Participate in Important Survey on Transition Education

Attention All SPCN Members!
The attached survey is sent on behalf of Karen Uzark. If you have and questions or comments, please contact her directly at karenu@med.umich.edu  Karen would like you to link onto the survey below and complete it within … Continue reading





PCICS Survey of Clinical Blood Transfusion Practices After Stage 1 Palliation

PCICS Survey of Clinical Blood Transfusion Practices After Stage 1 Palliation.”
To review the survey CLICK HERE. Look for outcomes of this survey on this page in about 6 months.





Registered Nurse – Cardiac Telemetry/Stepdown and PACU Wilmington, DE

Nemours is seeking a Registered Nurse – Cardiac Telemetry/Stepdown and PACU to join our team in Wilmington, DE. This position is 72 hours every two weeks, nights shift, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. with possible rotation to day shift as … Continue reading





UCLA Children’s Heart Center – Clinical Nurse IV Non-Invasive Cardiology

Clinical Nurse IV for Non-Invasive Cardiology – Adult/Pediatrics
 UCLA Children’s Heart Center
The UCLA Children’s Heart Center provides world-class care in a warm, welcoming environment. In this RN role you’ll work closely with adult and pediatric cardiologists in conducting stress tests and handling cardiac … Continue reading





Clinical Guidelines – New Defect Guidelines

Hi SPCN members!
I have just added three new guidelines – Ventricular Septal Defect, Tetralogy of Fallot with Absent Pulmonary Valve, and Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return – to the Clinical Guidelines in the section on CHD Defect Documents. I have … Continue reading





Relocation Expenses to Orlando, FL

Nemours is seeking a Cardiac Catheterization Technician, Full Time, Varied Days and Hours with Call, to join our Nemours Children’s Hospital team in Orlando, Florida.
As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all … Continue reading





Check our Website for Update on Clinical Resources

Hi All,
Happy 2016! Check out these available new resources:
ANA Scope and Standards for both Pediatric and Cardiovascular Nursing
Both of these books provide the scope and standards for nursing practice for both the direct care … Continue reading





PICU and CVICU RNs All Children’s Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine – $10,000 sign-on bonus

At All Children’s Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine, our Nursing practice is inspired by a single shared goal: to provide leadership in pediatric care through treatment, education, advocacy, and research. Bring your passion for nursing excellence and desire to learn and … Continue reading





New Cardiac ARNP Positions Posted for Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, Hollywood, Florida

Hello All,
There are two new job postings on the Opportunities Section of this site. Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, Hollywood, Florida has posted two new ARNP positions in their Heart Institute. Check them out!
Position 1:
ARNP- Pediatric Heart Station
Full-Time, Flexible
Joe DiMaggio Children’s … Continue reading





Results from SPCN Election 2015

Hi All,
Many thanks to Karen Iacono and Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital in Orlando for arranging and hosting the SPCN Annual Meeting and Educational Session. We had a great program and a wonderful opportunity at both the meeting and dinner to … Continue reading





New Ad Posted for Senior Administrative Manager for Advance Practice Team at The University of Michigan Health System Congenital Heart Center

The University of Michigan Congenital Heart Center is seeking a Senior Administrative Manager for their Advanced Practice Team. See their ad in the Opportunity Section for more information about this position and a link to the University of Michigan Website.





New Cardiac RN Positions at Nemours Children’s Hospital, Orlando, Florida

Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando, Florida is seeking Pediatric Cardiac RNs for several areas: their Cardiac Cath Lab, the Comprehensive Cardiac Care Unit, and the Cardiac OR. Please see the Opportunities Page on the SPCN website for the Job Descriptions … Continue reading





Opportunity for CVICU RNs for CHOC Children’s Hospital

CVICU RNs needed at CHOC Children’s Hospital! Check out this opportunity!
Why CHOC?
Because our mission is your mission: to nurture, advance and protect the health and well being of children.
CHOC Children’s Hospital is committed to making Orange County, CA one of … Continue reading





SPCN Annual Educational Program and Business Meeting – November 7, 2015

SPCN Annual Educational Program and Business Meeting
Saturday – November 7, 2015 2:00 – 6:00 pm
Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children
Orlando, Florida
Everyone is welcome to attend!
SPCN Annual Dinner at 7 pm at:
Buca di Beppo – Florida Mall – 8001 S. Orange Blossom … Continue reading





SPCN Annual Education Session – Sat. November 7th at 2 pm – Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, Orlando, FL

Mark your calendars for our Annual Education Session that will be followed by our SPCN Business meeting, a tour of Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and our annual dinner at 7 pm.
Topic of Education Session: “Improving Communication … in a Technologically-Driven … Continue reading





Paediatric Cardiology Nurses Starship Children’s Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand

Experience the relaxed Kiwi lifestyle
Enjoy a high level of job satisfaction
Join our expanding national service in Auckland, New Zealand

Starship Children’s Health is a dedicated paediatric healthcare service and major teaching centre in Auckland, New Zealand. We provide family centred … Continue reading





Nemours – Cardiac Outpatient Clinical Services Manager, Wilmington, DE

Nemours is seeking a Cardiac Outpatient Clinical Services Manager to join our team in Wilmington, DE.
Serve as a health care professional with primary responsibility for leadership and management of patient-focused cardiac outpatient clinic services providing high-quality patient care within a pre-determined budget. … Continue reading





Children’s Hospital Los Angeles – Registered Nurse II Cardiac Cath Lab

Founded in 1901, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is one of the nation’s leading children’s hospitals and is acknowledged worldwide for its leadership in pediatric and adolescent health. Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is one of only 10 children’s hospitals in the nation—and the … Continue reading





Update on membership and new resources!

Hi Everyone!
I wanted to update you on some new resources and to ask you to consider becoming involved in the leadership team for SPCN!
First: The ANA Cardiovascular Nursing Scope and Standards has just been published! SPCN participated in the writing … Continue reading





Clinical Inquiry – Feeding protocols for infants in critical care for heart surgery

Clinical Inquiry from:  Bronwyn Bartle, DNP, CPNP-AC/PC  Duke Children’s Heart Program
Are there any feeding protocols (outside of single ventricle ones) for infants admitted to the ICU who are planned to have heart surgery?
Does it start fetally with a conversation/introduction to … Continue reading





Director of Nursing – Cardiac Center, Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

Position Title: Director of Nursing – Cardiac Center, Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children 
Location: Wilmington, Delaware
Contact: http://careers.nemours.org/jobs/89578/
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 … Continue reading





Nurses Needed at Camp Odayin

Camp Odayin is the premier camp in the Midwest specifically for children with heart disease.  The cost to a camper is just $25, in part, thanks to generous nurses, physicians, and counselors who volunteer their time.
You can volunteer to be … Continue reading





Nurse Practitioner Anesthesia Cardiac – Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford

http://www.lpchcareers.com/job/job_info/3291/E
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford is the heart and soul of Stanford Children’s Health. Nationally ranked and internationally recognized, our 311-bed hospital is devoted entirely to pediatrics and obstetrics. Our six centers of excellence provide comprehensive services and deep expertise … Continue reading





Interview Fair – CHOC Children’s Hospital – Feb 7th

Why CHOC?
Because our mission is your mission: to nurture, advance and protect the health and well being of children.
CHOC Children’s Hospital is committed to making Orange County, CA one of the healthiest places for children in the nation. As a … Continue reading





RN Open House for PICU, NICU & CCVCU RNs on Feb 3rd, New York, NY

RN Open House  PICU, NICU and CCVCU RNs
Tuesday, February 3 ∙ 2-6 pm
Farkas Auditorium
550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, Main Floor
REGISTER NOW
Call 212-263-5752 or 1-800-RN-CALLS (1-800-762-2557) for more information
Find yourself at the center of excellence.
At NYU Langone Medical Center … Continue reading





Developmental Screening in Congenital Heart Disease Followup

Dear Health Care Provider,
If you have already completed this survey, please disregard this email and thank you for your participation.
The Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcomes Consortium, which is a national interdisciplinary collaborative group with the goal of improving neurodevelopmental outcomes in children … Continue reading





Developmental Screening in Congenital Heart Disease

Dear Health Care Provider,
The Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcomes Consortium, which is a national interdisciplinary collaborative group with the goal of improving neurodevelopmental outcomes in children with congenital heart disease (CHD), is conducting a survey on neurodevelopmental screening in children with CHD.  In 2012, … Continue reading





Pediatric/Neonatal Critical Care Nurses – St. Louis Children’s Hospital

St. Louis Children’s Hospital has immediate openings for Part-time and Full-time experienced and inspired Pediatric/Neonatal Critical Care Nurses (for the PICU, NICU and Heart Center), to take the very best care of our amazing children.
Applicants must have at least two … Continue reading





SPCN 2014 Ballot — Please Vote AND Pay Your Dues

Society of Pediatric Cardiovascular Nurses Ballot
Fall 2014
 President
______ Lisa M. Kohr has been an active member of SPCN since 1992. She has been a pediatric cardiovascular nurse since 1987 and an NP since 1992. She first began her career in the CICU at Boston Children’s … Continue reading





SPCN Annual Education Session and Business Meeting November 15th from 2 to 4:30 pm – check out the details!

SPCN Annual Education Session and Business  
November 15th    2:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Ann & Robert H Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
                                             225 East Chicago Avenue                                                   
   22nd floor —  Please use Chicago Ave. entrance

AGENDA
SPCN Education Session at 2 pm (See Program and Speakers … Continue reading