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RN-W. Bird Urgent Care Center (Staff Relief; Evenings)

Nicklaus Children's Health System
Miami, FL 33128
  • Job Code
    17282

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 practices. Supports and upholds quality standards of a Magnet designated hospital and Patient Bill of Rights. Provides compassionate and family centered care for Urgent Care Center (UCC) patients. Practices under the supervision of the Nursing Manager/Director.




Minimum Job Requirements


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

  • American Heart Association BLS - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment.

  • American Heart Association PALS within 2 years of hire - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment.

  • Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) required within3 months of hire (current staff must obtain by 12/31/2018)- maintain active and in good standing throughout employment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • BSN degree or currently enrolled in a BSN degree program.

  • 1 year of experience as an RN in a Pediatric ED/UCC or ICU setting preferred.

  • Career Development: National certification Certified Pediatric Nurse (i.e. ANCC, CPN, or RNBC) preferably within 5 years of hire.

  • PEARS (Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization) completion within two years of hire maintain active and in good standing throughout employment.

  • Proficiency in computers and Electronic Medical Record (EMR) preferred.

  • Possesses a passion for learning.

  • Able to analyze and interpret data and utilize the information to make judgments regarding patient care.

  • 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 float to various urgent care centers as needed while maintaining the delivery of clinical excellence and high quality service.

  • Able to pick up on-call assignment per department and hospital policy.

Job Specific Duties


  • Communicates patient's progress including critical findings & changes in condition with physician and/or disciplines involved in the care of the child. Performs and documents discharge instructions.

  • Completes intakes to prepare patient to be seen by the medical team including vital signs, weight, height, symptoms, and history.

  • Delegates nursing care based on knowledge of staff qualifications and competency.

  • Performs intake assessment on patients with an emergency condition.

  • Performs nursing treatments and follows physician team orders for medication administration, IV hydration, aerosol respiratory support, etc. on assigned patients.

  • Plans, coordinates, and implements a transfer to a higher level of care for EMTALA transfers.

  • Obtains parental immunization consent for every immunization administered per policy.

  • Assists Physician in procedures (I&D, lacerations, sutures removal) as needed.

  • Follows physicians orders, checks labs, tests, and administers patient medications when needed. Adheres to six rights of medication administration per Medication administration policy.

  • Assesses IV sites after removal of IV to check for infiltration and redness.

  • Ensures safe analgesics/narcotics administration, monitoring and reassessment as per hospital Pain Management policy and procedure.

  • Asses electronic health record independently according to hospital policy and completes accurate and timely documentation within 24 hours in the patients electronic health record.

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

  • Provides education and documents 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 (utilizing SBAR) and infection prevention measures.

  • Ensures safe/effective/efficient care delivery with emphasis on absence of medication errors & blood borne infections, avoidance of falls from surface, ouch-free procedural pain, & reduction of pain.

  • Completes chart reviews observe for Accreditation and Regulatory Compliance.

  • Completes charges on all assigned patients.

  • Demonstrates proper personal protective equipment (PPE) indication and use.

  • Meets or exceeds unit standards in achieving a 95% CEI; completes documentation in a timely manner; accountable to regulatory and requirements of the DNV, CMS, DOH, & ACHA.






Posted: 2019-09-05 Expires: 2019-10-04
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Nicklaus Children's Health System
Miami, FL 33128

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