Be a Child's Champion
RN Adult/Peds Transport LifeFlight (Full Time, Night Shift)
By becoming a nurse at Nicklaus Children’s, you will be responsible for the planning and delivery of patient and family centered care that meets the quality of standards at our Magnet designated hospital. We are looking for a nurse to provide compassion and knowledge every day.
What makes a successful Nurse at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital? Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.
- Team Player
- We are there through all stages of health and life, both physically and mentally.
- We believe in inspiring hope and promoting lifelong health.
- We are a trusted partner to children and their families, not only in times of illness, but throughout their life journey.
- We are guided by the CREATE (collaboration, responsibility, empowerment, advocacy, transformation, empathy) values and behaviors.
Joining a new organization can be daunting or overwhelming. But at Nicklaus, your colleagues make you feel welcomed. They taught me to celebrate our accomplishments and band together during challenging times. This is not easy to find in healthcare these days, so I’m grateful to have found an amazing place to work with people and leadership who have my well-being in mind.Lova Renee Brunson Manager Accreditation & Regulatory
Part-time and full-time employees receive the same benefits package.
Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates, and supervises individual patient care on a nursing unit according to unit policies and procedures. Supports and upholds the Patient Bill of Rights. Practices under the supervision of the Manager/Director and functions under the Medical Director of the LifeFlight program.
Minimum Job Requirements
- RN Licensure within the State of Florida or Multi-State Enhanced Nursing License Compact (eNLC) – maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
- American Heart Association BLS - must maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
- Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) required within 6 months of hire- must maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
- American Heart Association ACLS - must maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
- NRP - Neonatal Resuscitation Program required within 6 months of hire - must maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
- American Heart Association PALS - must maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
- Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) required within 18 months of hire
- Paramedic State of Florida Certification required within 18 months of hire
- EVOC - Emergency Vehicle Operator required within 12 months of hire
- AMCCC - Air Medical Crew Core Curriculum required within 1 year of hire - must maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
- Trauma Certification (TNCC, ITLS, PHTLS, TNATC, ATLS Audit, PITLS) required
- National Certification (CFRN, CTRN, CCRN, CEN, CNPT, etc.) required within 18 months of hire
- Active and valid State of Florida driver’s license with an approved driving record pursuant to our policy and maintained throughout employment
- Valid passport required within 6 months of hire
- 3-5 years’ experience in a critical care, emergency setting, or equivalent experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- BSN Degree preferred.
- Previous pre-hospital or interhospital transport experience preferred.
- Nursing experience in a Pediatric healthcare setting is preferred.
- Strong problem solving, critical thinking, and conflict resolution skills.
- Ability to manage multiple priorities and strong time management skills.
- Effective verbal and written communication skills.
- Computer literate.
- Works effectively in a collaborative environment.
- Ability to apply principles of evidenced-based practice, analytical thinking, and service excellence in practice.
- Able to analyze and interpret data and utilize the information to make judgments regarding patient care.
- Able to take on-call assignments per department and hospital policy.
Job Specific Duties
- Communicates the patient's progress including critical findings, changes in the patients' condition with the physician and/or disciplines involved in the care of the child. Performs and documents discharge planning as per policy.
- Performs and documents discharge planning as per policy.
- Completes all nursing assessment of patients.
- Delegates nursing care based on knowledge of staff qualifications and competency.
- Performs reassessments as per policy, and when there is a change in the plan of care, or when an intervention is performed.
- Plans, implements, and documents the plan of care in collaboration with the other disciplines and services to assure safe and efficient care.
- Provides education and documents on patient/family teachings on health related needs (i.e. disease, medications, treatments, pain, discharge, safety, nutrition, skin care etc.).
- Promotes a safe "error free" working environment by consistently performing thorough hand-offs & infection prevention measures. Assesses all body systems, ensures safe, effective, & efficient care.
- Ensures absence of medication errors, avoidance of falls, ouch-free procedural pain, reduction of pain, absence of blood borne infections, surgical site infections, & secure of endotracheal tubes.
- Follows physician's orders and established patient care guidelines as determined by Medical Director and Medical Control Physician and administers medications as directed.
- Adheres to the six rights of medication administration: right individual, right medication, right dose, right time, right route, and right documentation.
- Provides continuous supervision, observation of behavioral health patients, and adheres to non-violent crisis intervention strategies (CPI).
Job : Nursing - Clinical
Primary Location : Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus
Department : TRANSPORT TEAM-2100-780020
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