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RN Minor Procedure Suite (Pool-Per Diem, Day 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: Part Time No Benefits

Shift Schedule: Days

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Nursing Step Program – Magnet Clinical Ladder

Benefits Package

Healthcare, Dental, PTO, Life Insurance


Job ID 22324 Date posted 08/16/2022


 Job Summary:

Responsible for the planning and delivery of care utilizing nursing processes: assessment, implementation, and evaluation.  Oversees the plan of care, utilizes effective problem solving strategies, and applies evidence based practice. Supports and upholds quality standards of a Magnet designated hospital and Patient Bill of Rights.  Practices under the supervision of the Nursing Manager/Director and has passion for learning, provides compassionate and family centered care for Minor Procedure Suite patients.


Minimum Job Requirements:

  • RN licensure within the State of Florida in good standing and throughout employment.

  • CPR: Healthcare Provider – must maintain active and in good standing throughout employment.

  • PALS within two years of hire and in good standing prior to expiration and throughout employment. 


Essential Job Duties:

Nursing Care Functions:

  • Supports the Service Recovery Program.  Ensures that his/her behavior meets/exceeds acceptable Service scores as measured by the Service Index.

  • Completes all nursing multi-system assessments that include head to toe, vitals, pain management, falls risk assessment, post anesthetic scores, and airway management.

  • Ensures completion of patient pre-admission/admission history and prepares and accurately completes the discharge planning process accurately as per department and hospital policies and procedures.

  • Communicates and documents the patient’s progress including critical findings, changes in patient’s condition with the physician or disciplines involved in the care of the patient.

  • Implements and documents the plan of care in collaboration with the other disciplines and services to assure safe and efficient care.

  • Provides nursing care that includes IV site monitoring, specimen collection, and assists surgical team with specific procedures.

  • Follows physician’s orders, administers and reconstitutes medications when needed.  Adheres to six rights of medication administration per medication administration policy.

  • Ensures proper and safe sedation administration to patients and monitors recovery as per the PACU Policy and Procedure.

  • Cross trained to provide safe patient care in Pre-Op, Intra-Op, PACU 1, and PACU 2.

  • Leads turnover between cases with Care Assistants to provide safe and clean environment of care.

  • Ensures advanced directives, secures blood consents, documents time-out procedures, and ensures the correct site/side is marked (when applicable per Universal Protocol Policy).

  • Greets family and patient, transports patient into OR.  Acts as liaison to update family with procedure progress to ensure top tier patient and family satisfaction (SEI index).

  • Collaborates with a multi-disciplinary team in daily care planning, as appropriate, and fosters a Family Centered Care  Environment.

  • Remains with the patient during emergence and  extubation and assists Anesthesia team as needed.

  • Transports the patient to recovery room and completes the SOAR checklist for the procedure with transition of care performed with a hand-off to the PACU RN.

  • Plans, implements, and documents the plan of care in collaboration with the other disciplines and services to assure safe and efficient care.

  • Performs reassessments as per policy and when there is a change in the plan of care or when an intervention is performed.


  • Accesses electronic health record independently according to hospital policy and completes accurate and timely documentation in the patient’s electronic health record.

  • Communicates and documents critical lab results per hospital policy and procedures.

  • Ensures all surgical procedure documentation is obtained (i.e.; labs, consents, advance directives, custody documentation) in a timely and accurate manner.

Patient Family Communication:

  • Educates patients and families about the medical procedure, diagnosis, and discharge instructions.

  • Communicates with patients and families to review plan of care and solicits input.  Communicate any patient and family concerns to physician.

  • Collaborates and rounds with a multi-disciplinary team in daily care planning rounds, as appropriate, and fosters a Family Centered Care Environment.

  • Provides education and documents on patient/family teachings on health related needs (i.e. disease, medications, treatments, pain, discharge, safety, nutrition, skin care, etc.).

  • Communicates and documents critical lab results per hospital policy and procedures.

Quality and Safety:

  • Promotes an “error free” working environment by consistently providing high-quality safe care as prompted (as per Universal Protocol Policy).

  • Assesses all body systems, ensures safe effective, and efficient care delivery with emphasis on the absence of medication errors, avoidance of falls & reduction of pain post-op.

  • Provides patient information and effectively completes the hand off process during patient reassignments as per SOAR document.

  • Responsible for proper PPE indication and use.

  • Accountable to optimize first case starts to prevent delay of patient care per departmental goals.

  • Actively participates in hospital-wide committees and unit based committees on turnover or first case starts and utilizes lean processes.

  • Performs skin & structural assessment, takes measures to accommodate patient & ensures safe care while ensuring no medication errors. Performs falls risk assessment & takes appropriate steps.

  • Accountable to ensure the proper steps are followed in the processing of Gastro Intestinal scopes per departmental policy/protocol which meets infection control standards.

  • Meets or exceeds unit standards in achieving CEI  tandards; completes documentation in a timely manner & accountable to regulatory requirements of the DNV, CMS, DOH & other agencies.

  • Promotes safety by actively practicing time-out.  Documenting all implants and blood transfusion products per the Surgical Services Policy on blood transfusions, implants, and time-out procedures.

Common Duties:

  • Maintains accountability to ensure compliance thru timely completion of licensures, certifications, competencies, health requirements (PPD, N95, Flu), initial competencies & education requirements.

  • Maintains professional accountability & timekeeping expectations as outlined by policy and complying with attendance guidelines & procedures. Ensures behavior is compliant with standards.


  • BSN degree  preferred or currently enrolled in BSN program (requiring proof) within 6 months of hire.

  • A minimum of 1 year experience as a RN preferred.

  • Career Development: National Certified Pediatric Nurse (CPN) and/or certification equivalent within 5 years of hire preferred.

  • Possesses proficiency in computers and 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.

  • Able to work effectively in collaborative environment.

  • Ability to apply principles of evidence-based practice, analytical thinking, and service excellence in practice.

  • Able to float within Surgical Services while maintaining the delivery of clinical excellence and high quality service.

  • Coverage for on-call assignments per departmental and hospital policy.

Job :

Nursing - Clinical

Primary Location :

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

Department :


Job Status

:Part Time No Benefits
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