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RN Life Flight (Night shift) Coming Soon!

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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  • 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.


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

Benefits Package

Healthcare, Dental, PTO, Life Insurance


Job ID 26865 Date posted 07/02/2024


Job Summary

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.

Job Specific Duties

  • Communicates the patient's progress, critical findings, and changes in condition with physician or disciplines involved in the care of the child. Performs & documents discharge planning per policy. 
  • Completes all nursing assessment of patients. Completes admission history & discharge planning thoroughly and accurately.
  • Ensures all admission history includes spiritual needs, cultural, developmental, educational/learning needs, and psychosocial needs. 
  • 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 and/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. 
  • Provides continuous supervision, observation of behavioral health patients, and adheres to non-violent crisis intervention strategies (CPI).


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 ACLS - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
  • Crisis Prevention Institute(CPI) required within 90 days - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment 
  • American Heart Association BLS - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
  • NRP - Neonatal Resuscitation Program required within 30 days - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment 
  • American Heart Association PALS - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
  • National Certification (CFRN,CCRN, CNPT) required within 18 months
  • Trauma certification (TNCC, PHTLS, ITLS) required within 180 days for new hires 
  • Completion of FEMA ICS 100, ICS 200 class within 90 days
  • Active and valid State of Florida driver’s license with an approved driving record pursuant to our policy and maintained throughout employment
  • Must complete competency assessment tool upon 3 months for non-Intensive Care Unit and 6 months for a Critical Care setting of hire date
  • Minimum 2000 hours Level II/Level III Neonatal experience required with in two years
  • Minimum 4 years of acute care nursing experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • EMT preferred
  • Pediatric Nursing in an acute care setting 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.
  • Able to work 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 :

Nursing - Clinical

Primary Location :

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

Department :

TRANSPORT TEAM-2100-780020

Job Status

:Full Time
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