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RN- Emergency Services (Full Time, Day shift)

Miami, Florida

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Position Type: Full-time

Shift Schedule: Day Shift

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  • 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.
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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.

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Nursing Step Program – Magnet Clinical Ladder

Benefits Package

Healthcare, Dental, PTO, Life Insurance


Job ID 20986 Date posted 11/05/2021


Job Summary

Assesses, implements, evaluates, and oversees the plan of care for Pediatric Emergency and Level I Trauma patients utilizing a team-based collaborative multidisciplinary approach. Provides compassionate patient and family centered care, has a passion for learning, and thrives in a fast-paced environment. Supports and upholds quality standards of a Magnet designated hospital and Patient Bill of Rights. Practices under the supervision of the Nursing Manager/Director.


Minimum Job Requirements
  • RN - Registered Nurse RN Licensure within the State of Florida or Multi-State Enhanced Nursing License Compact (eNLC) – maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
  • CPR BLS -American Heart Association BLS must maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
  • PALS - American Heart Association PALS must maintain active and in good standing throughout employment within 2 years
  • CPI - Crisis Prevention Institute must maintain active and in good standing throughout employment within 1 year
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • ACLS within 1 year of hire and in good standing throughout employment preferred
  • Nursing experience in a pediatric emergency room setting strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in computers and Electronic Medical Record (EMR) preferred
  • Able to analyze and interpret data and utilize the information to make judgments regarding patient care
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to positively influence, hold self and others accountable
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to apply principles of evidence-based practice, analytical thinking, and service excellence in practice
  • Able to provide coverage for on-call assignments per departmental and hospital policy
Job Specific Duties
  • Completes a comprehensive multi-system assessment that includes Cardiac, Respiratory and Neurological. Develops a plan of care and conducts reassessments.
  • Communicates patient's progress (critical findings & condition) with the physician and/or disciplines involved in care. Ensures accuracy through close loop communication with provider.
  • Provides care such as starting/monitoring IV’s, specimen collection, POC testing, medication administration, and assists medical team with other procedures including sedation as required per policy.
  • Actively supports patient (1:1 care with critical patients) by transporting the patient to all areas within the hospital for procedures.
  • Completes bedside hand-off communication at shift change, transfers, and patient reassignments.
  • Reviews patient admission history, prepares and accurately completes the discharge planning with a focus on an accurate electronic discharge process.
  • Responds to codes and traumas as needed; documents and takes action according departmental protocols.
  • Ensures accurate completion of triage documentation including vital signs and patient history as per department and hospital policies and procedures.
  • Accesses Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and completes accurate and timely documentation including: radiology workflow, consents, and discharge documentation.
  • Communicates and documents critical lab results per hospital policy and procedures.
  • Completes rounding to provide comfort measures, pain assessment and/or reassessment. Plans and carries through on all needs for the patient and family.
  • Promotes an “error-free” working environment by consistently providing high-quality safe care as prompted.
  • Demonstrates and ensures proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) indication and use.
  • Meets or exceeds unit standards in achieving hospital-wide CEI/SEI. Completes documentation in a timely manner, & is accountable to regulatory requirements of the DNV & other accrediting agencies.
  • 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 :


Job Status

:Full Time
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