University of Miami (F/T) Registered Nurse 1 UTower Head and Neck and Step-Down/PCU Up to $25,000 Sign on Bonus in Miami, Florida
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The University of Miami Hospital has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse I.
The Registered Nurse I assesses 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 and 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. Operates the appropriate medical equipment.
Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
Bachelor of Science in nursing required
Registered Nurse License
Basic Life Support Certification (BLS)
Two years Medical Surgical Nursing experience
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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