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RN- NICU (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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  • 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.

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

Continuing Education

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Professional Development

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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 26108 Date posted 02/23/2024


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.

Job Specific Duties

  • Communicates the patient's progress including critical findings, 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.
  • Completes all nursing assessment of patients. Performs reassessments as per policy when there is a change in the plan of care or an intervention is performed.
  • Provides basic nursing care such as feeding, bathing, changing diapers, may start IV, suctioning and repositioning for neonates. Responds to medical equipment in a timely manner. 
  • Completes patient admission history (spiritual, cultural, developmental, educational/learning, and psychosocial needs) and discharge planning thoroughly and accurately as per policy .
  • Accesses electronic health record independently according to hospital policy and completes accurate and timely documentation. 
  • Provides education and documents on patient/family teachings on health related needs (i.e. disease, medications, treatments, pain, discharge, safety, nutrition, skin care etc.). 
  • Follows physician’s orders and administers medications as directed. Adheres to the six rights of medication administration. 
  • Promotes a safe "error free" working environment by consistently performing thorough hand-offs and infection prevention measures. 
  • Assesses all body systems, ensures safe, effective, efficient care delivery with emphasis on the absence of medication errors, avoidance of falls from surface, ouch-free procedural pain, reduction of pain, absence of blood borne infections and surgical site infections. 
  • Secures Endotracheal tubes when applicable per competency and observes of skin integrity for prevention of skin breakdown. 
  • Provides beside report and patient information at shift change. F: Daily/ T: 10 minutes per patient R:
  • Responsible for specimen collection. 


Minimum Job Requirements

  • 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
  • American Heart Association BLS must maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program NRP must maintain active and in good standing throughout employment within 1 year
  • Must complete competency assessment tool upon 6 months of hire date for a Critical Care setting

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • BSN degree or currently enrolled in BSN program
  • Career Development: National certified preferably within 5 years of hire
  • Pediatric Nursing experience in an acute care setting preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office preferred
  • Ability to prioritize and complete tasks in a timely fashion with attention to detail
  • Strong time management, critical thinking, verbal and written communication skills

Job :

Nursing - Clinical

Primary Location :

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

Department :

NEONATAL ICU-2100-620010

Job Status

:Full Time
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