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RN- Medical Surgical /Observation (Part Time, Night shift)

Nicklaus Children's Health System
Miami, FL 33128
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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.Provides compassionate family center care for the patients admitted under observation status in 2 North.
Minimum Job Requirements:
  • RN licensure within the State of Florida - maintain active and good standing throughout employment.

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

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

Job Specific Duties:
Nursing Care Functions:
  • Ensures completion of patient admission, history, and assessment. Accurately prepares and completes discharge planning as per department and hospital policies and procedures.

  • Conducts handoff with oncoming RN utilizing SBAR; documents in Cerner.

  • Plans, implements, and documents the plan of care (i.e. high risk of fall) in collaboration with other disciplines to assure safe and efficient care.

  • Provides nursing care that includes: IV site monitoring, suctioning, specimen collection, g- tube care, and assists medical team with specific procedures.

  • Follows physicians orders and administers medication. Adheres to six rights of medication administration.

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

  • Accountable for reporting critical values to the physicians within 30 minutes and documents a clinician notification in Cerner.

  • Completes all nursing multi-system assessment to include: head to toe, vitals, dressing changes, applies protective skin barrier, suction, feeding, bathing and repositioning.
  • Accesses electronic health record independently according to hospital policy and completes accurate and timely documentation (within 24 hours) in the patients electronic health record.

  • Communicates and documents critical lab results per hospital policy and procedures.
Patient Family Communication:
  • Communicates with patients and families to review plan of care and solicits input. Communicates any patient and family concerns to physician.

  • Educates family on emergency CPR, reflux precaution, plan of care, skin care, falls prevention, medication administration/side effects, and purpose of medication.
Quality and Safety:
  • Promotes an error free working environment by consistently providing high-quality safe care as per hospital policies.

  • Responsible for providing a safe environment for co-workers by placing isolation/precaution signs (droplet, contact, or airborne) on door.

  • Responsible for indicating allergies for patients via Cerner and placing bracelet on patient.

  • Creates incident reports for IV infiltrates, near misses, malfunction of machine on patients, and/or falls, documenting the situation.
Common Duties:
  • Maintains accountability by ensuring compliance thru timely completion of licensures, certifications, all competencies, health requirements (PPD, N95, Flu, etc.), and education requirements.

  • Maintains accountability and timekeeping expectations as outlined by MCHS Timekeeping and Attendance policy and procedures. Ensures behavior is compliant with communication standards.

  • Ensures behavior meets and/or exceeds targeted service scores as measured by the Service Index and/or the internal departmental service survey.
  • BSN degree or currently enrolled in a BSN degree program.

  • Career Development: National certification Certified Pediatric Nurse (CPN) preferably within 2 - 5 years of hire.

  • 1 year RN experience in a medical surgical environment for infants preferred.

  • Previous experience with diverse cultures and belief systems around health issues is preferred.

  • Possess proficiency in computers and Electronic Health Record (EHR) preferred.

  • Analyzes and interprets data; utilizes information to make decisions regarding patient care.

  • Strong time management and prioritization skills.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Experience with procedures training process for specialties: urinary cauterizations, suctioning.

  • Leadership experience preferred (will take on rotating charge nurse duties after a year).

  • Works effectively in a collaborative environment.

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

  • Able to float to various nursing units while maintaining the delivery of clinical excellence and high quality service.

  • Possesses a passion for learning.



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Posted: 2021-02-08 Expires: 2021-03-09
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