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RN Inpatient Surgical (Full Time, Night Shift)

Miami, Florida

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.

Position Type: Full Time

Shift Schedule: Nights

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  • Proactive
  • Compassionate
  • Team Player
  • Empathetic
  • Collaborative
  • Responsible
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Our Culture

  • 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

Benefits

Part-time and full-time employees receive the same benefits package.

Continuing Education

Encouraging and assisting with online and physical coursework

Professional Development

Course assistance, opportunities for teaching community education and more

Tuition Reimbursement

Options included for professional degree, leadership, technical courses and certificate training programs

Compensation & Success Sharing Programs

Nursing Step Program – Magnet Clinical Ladder

Comprehensive
Benefits Package

Healthcare, Dental, PTO, Life Insurance

Responsibilities

Job ID 23436 Date posted 09/09/2022

Description

Job Summary

Compassionate patient and family centered care through the collaborative multidisciplinary approach. Assesses, implements, evaluates, and oversees the plan of care for Pre/Post General Pediatric, Plastic, Orthopedic Surgeries, Chronic Ventilator, Trauma, ENT, Urology & Med/Surg. patients. Supports and upholds quality standards of a Magnet designated hospital and Patient Bill of Rights and practices under the supervision of the Nursing Manager/Director.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • CPR: Healthcare Provider.
  • RN licensure within the State of Florida.
  • PALS certification completion within 2 years in this position.

Qualifications

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Completes all nursing multi-system assessments to include: head to toe, vitals, dressing changes, suction, feeding, bathing and repositioning.
  • Reviews patient admission history, prepares and accurately completes the discharge planning process as per department and hospital policies and procedures.
  • Prepares patient for transfer and communicates patient’s condition, history, and progress to receiving Nurse.
  • Communicates the patient's progress including critical findings and changes in the patients' condition to the physician and/or disciplines involved in the care of the child
  • Plans, implements, and documents the plan of care in collaboration with other disciplines and services to assure safe and efficient care.
  • Assists medical team with special procedures such as lumbar punctures, biopsies, monitoring IV and surgical sites, specimen collection, and promptly responds to medical equipment.
  • Accurately prepares discharge planning as per department and hospital policies and procedures.
  • Follows physician’s orders and administers medications as directed. Adheres to the six rights of medication administration.
  • Provides patient information and effectively completes the hand off process at shift change and patient reassignments.
  • Collaborates and rounds with a multi-disciplinary team during daily care planning rounds as appropriate;
    Fosters a Family Centered Care environment.
  • Accesses the electronic health record independently according to hospital policy and completes accurate and timely documentation.
  • Communicates with patients and families to review the plan of care; solicits input and communicates any patient and family concerns to the physician.
  • Educates patients and families about disease processes and post treatment home care (disease, medication, treatments, pain, discharge, safety, skin care, etc.).
  • Promotes an "error free" working environment by consistently providing high-quality, safe care as per hospital policies, conducts prevention rounding and follows up on identified concerns promptly.
  • Assesses all body systems, ensures safe, effective, efficient care delivery with emphasis on the absence of medication errors, avoidance of falls, ouch-free procedural pain & reduction of pain.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • 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.
  • Career Development: National certified preferably within 5 years of hire.
  • BSN Degree or currently enrolled in BSN program.
  • Trauma certification is preferred.
  • Nursing experience in a Pediatric healthcare setting and/or experience in an Operating Room or Surgical Services inpatient nursing unit are preferred.
  • Works effectively in a collaborative environment.
  • Ability to apply principles of evidenced-based practice, analytical thinking and service excellence in practice.
  • Analyze and interpret data and utilize the information to make judgments regarding patient care.
  • Ability to be on-call.
  • Ability to float to other units within level of competency.

(EOE DFW)

1/30/18



Job :

Nursing - Clinical

Primary Location :

Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus

Department :

FCC INPATIENT SURGICAL-2100-610002

Job Status


:Full Time
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