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Registered Nurse (RN) - Clinic - $30+ per hour

Company: University of Miami
Location: Hollywood
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

University of Miami is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Clinic for a nursing job in Miami, Florida.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Clinic
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours, days
  • Employment Type: PermanentUp to $25,000 SOBCrohns & Colitis The Registered Nurse 2 at Crohns and Colitis:Utilizes effective therapeutic communication skills during interactions with patients, caregivers, and fellow members of the interprofessional care teamProvides holistic nursing care addressing the physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs of patients and their caregivers throughout the disease trajectoryIdentifies patient access barriers and potential solutions to provide quality care to the patientDemonstrates the skills and judgment necessary to implement the medical plan of care, and nursing intervention/procedures as necessary for the care of the patientDemonstrates critical thinking skills based on experience in the nursing care of people with an autoimmune diagnosis across the disease trajectoryDemonstrates an understanding of biology as it relates to the care of the person with a hematology/oncology or autoimmune diagnosisDemonstrates knowledge of the treatment modalities used in the care of the person with an autoimmune diagnosisAdheres to all safe handling best practice as set forth by the University of Miami policies and procedures and associated governing bodies standards when administering chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and/or biotherapy agents. Monitors patient for therapeutic response and side effects. Provides nursing care to research participants while considering the study requirements, as well as the collection of research data, the clinical indications, and patient care needs. Monitors for therapeutic responses and side effects and reports adverse events to the appropriate provider.Supports patients and their families during standard of care and investigational trial treatment and works to educate patients and their families about their treatment and protocol requirements.Demonstrates knowledge of commonly used medications: action, dose, and side effects.Adheres to all administration standards of high alert medications, such as chemotherapy, as set forth by the University of Miami policies and procedures and Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) standards.Applies evidence based clinical practice guidelines, symptom management tools, standards, and protocols in patient evaluation and care and implements symptom management and monitoring parameters based on selected therapyAssists in procedures and emergency managementActs as resource to clinical staff in assisting with unfamiliar procedures/treatments.Adheres to standards of documentation of patient educationDemonstrates evidence based care in the maintenance of venous access devices used in the oncology populationStays up-to-date with new therapies, treatment technology, and therapy changes through independent learning methods and attending all mandatory in-services as directed.Engages in learning opportunities to enhance professional knowledge and role maturation in oncology nursing including obtainment of national oncology certification when eligibleCross-trains to other nursing units and floats as necessary.Manage prescription refill and lab line, answering patient inquiries; enter refills for sign off and Uchart messages to appropriate clinical care staff member or physician.Gathers medical documentation for medical necessity of those medications insurances refuse to cover. This requires writing of medical necessity letters. RN will work with nursing staff, and providers as necessary toAssesses assigned patients and evaluates plans to include documentation of nursing care.Reports symptoms and changes in patients' condition and vital signs. Modifies patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses, conditions and physician orders.Reviews, evaluates and reports diagnostic tests to assess patient's condition.Consults with physicians and other healthcare professionals related to assigned patients to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans. Prepares patients for, and assists with examinations, procedures and treatments. Considers patient age and culture during patient treatments and provides any needed information regarding treatment plan. Nurtures a compassionate environment by providing psychological support.Performs appropriate patient tests and safely administers medications within the scope of practice. Administers and maintains accurate records related to medications and treatments as per regulatory bodies, policies, procedures and physician orders.Communicates plan of care in a timely manner to patient and family, as well as the appropriate team members, ensuring compliance with all regulatory guidelines (i.e. HIPAA).Uses best practices for transition of patient care.Uses available resources to assist in discharge planning.Plans, prioritizes, and adjusts assignments to accomplish goals and render superior patient care; seeks assistance when needed.Adapts to changing work demands and environment.Safely operates medical equipment.Serves as a preceptor and assists new staff in the provision of care in order to help them acclimate to the healthcare environment, and a direct patient care role.Provides concise and constructive feedback when needed.Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.---This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.CORE QUALIFICATIONS Education:Bachelor of Science in nursingCertification and Licensing:Registered Nurse License;Basic Life Support Certification (BLS)ONS/ONCC Chemotherapy/Immunotherapy provider card preferred, or within 3 months of hireCITI required within 3 months of hire if applicableExperience:At least 2 years of relevant prior nursing experience in related field or acute care setting; recent experience in administering chemotherapy/biotherapy preferredKnowledge, Skills and Attitudes:Knowledge of medical terminologyKnowledge of nursing care methods and proceduresIn-depth knowledge of health and safety guidelines and procedures (i.e. sanitation, decontamination etc.)Excellent patient experience skillsAbility to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems.Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationshipsAbility to communicate effectively in both oral and written formThe University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.University of Miami Job ID #R100064401.About University of MiamiThe University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common mission of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making the University a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 16,000 faculty and staff from all over the world.Benefits
    • Holiday Pay
    • 403b retirement plan
    • Sick pay
    • Wellness and fitness programs
    • Employee assistance programs
    • Medical benefits
    • Dental benefits
    • Vision benefits
    • Benefits start day 1
    • Continuing Education
    • Sign-On bonus

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