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Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit - $34+ per hour

Company: University of Miami
Location: Homestead
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

University of Miami is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) ICU - Intensive Care Unit for a nursing job in Miami, Florida.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: ICU - Intensive Care Unit
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours
  • Employment Type: PermanentUp to $25,000 Sign-on BonusWork Location: Sylvester Cancer Center---Accountabilities:Assessment 1. Initiates assessment of vital signs, orientation to room, allergies, and notification of physician within the timeframe stipulated in unit policy.2. Integrates all information available and completes initial patient systems assessment within the time frame established by unit policy.3. Recognizes and responds to diagnostic data and initiates appropriate action or intervention as evidenced by documentation reviewed by management4. Anticipates and promotes patient progress through early and accurate assessment.5. Collects pertinent data using appropriate assessment techniques6. Demonstrates ability to provide safe and competent care for patient undergoing invasive hemodynamic monitoring7. Able to provide safe nursing care as per standards of care for patients requiring mechanical ventilation8. Determines the priority of data collection based on the patient's immediate condition or needs.9. Involves the patient, significant others, and health care providers in data collection when appropriate.10. Ensures that the data collection process is systematic and ongoing to identify progress and trends that require intervention.11. Anticipates and promotes patient progress through early and accurate assessment.Outcome Identification1. Identifies expected outcomes individualized to the patient.2. Derives outcomes from the diagnoses/patient problems3. Outcomes are document in terms of measurable goals4. Formulates outcomes mutually with the patient and healthcare providers, when possible5. Ensures outcomes are realistic in relation to resources available to the patient Planning1. Initiates a written nursing plan of care upon admission2. Develops a plan of care that prescribes interventions to attain expected outcomes3. Reviews and evaluates the plan of care, updates, and documents patient's progress toward resolution of problems on every shift as evidenced by chart review.4. Develops discharge plan with the physician, patient, and/or family and other available resources during the hospital stay. 5. Ensures that the plan of care reflects current nursing practice6. Documents legibly pertinent information in the patients record Implementation 1. Administers medications within stipulated time frame, observes effects, recognizes and reports adverse reactions 2. Initiates, administers and observes intravenous therapy according to hospital policy and procedure throughout the shift.3. Demonstrates the ability to prepare, titrate and monitor vasoactive drugs 4. Assists physicians with the insertion of invasive monitoring equipment, obtains readings, documents and determines significance of readings. 5. Provides individualized instructions to patient and/or significant others regarding the plan of care on an on-going basis with written documentation of patient's and/or significant other's ability to verbalize Understanding of information taught. 6. Coordinates and implements prescribed procedures to ensure accuracy, timeliness, and patient comfort. 7. Implements nursing orders autonomously on a daily basis 8. Provides psychological support and motivation to enable patients to function at their optimal level of independence as observed and documented.9. Sets priorities for direct patient care as well as assisting other nurses in establishing priorities. Evaluation1. Determines level of accomplishment of expected outcomes on a daily basis as evidenced by patient progress record and plan of care. 2. Readjusts plan of care based on evaluation of the patients'/families' needs. 3. Recognizes the need for aggressive discharge planning based on patient's needs as evidenced by interactions with physicians, Social Services, and other resources. 4. Evaluates the patient's care and progress through reviewing of patient progress record and plan of care5. Ensures evaluation is systematic and ongoing.6. Evaluates the effectiveness of interventions in relation to outcomes.7. Utilizes ongoing assessment data to revise nursing diagnoses/patient problems, outcomes and the plan of care as needed.8. Involves the patient, significant others, and health care providers in the evaluation process, when appropriateProfessional Accountability1. Consistently maintain complete confidentiality of all medical, financial, employees, computer and other sensitive materials, which may violate HIPAA regulations and/or jeopardize the privacy of others.2. Demonstrates ability to perform in a calm and professional manner at all times. 3. Initiates and directs appropriate interventions as it relates to patient care 4. Demonstrates capability to correlate theoretical knowledge with clinical practice on a daily basis.5. Recognizes self-limitations and utilizes appropriate resources for referral of patients. 6. Demonstrates ability to organize and prioritize assigned responsibilities of patient care on a daily basis.7. Demonstrates the ability to make shift assignments based on patient needs and allocated staff when assuming resource duties8. Acts as a role model and maintain professional demeanor at all times9. Maintains clinical competencies required to perform duties10. Maintains all certifications set forth by institution 11. Attends meetings as required12. Attends all mandatory in-services as directed13. Actively participates in developing and maintaining performance improvement activities on the unit and hospital wide14. Acquires and maintains current knowledge in nursing practice15. Shares knowledge and skills with colleagues and others16. Establishes good rapport and cooperative working relationships with personnel in the organization17. Develops cooperative/therapeutic relationship with the patient and/or significant others and projects a positive cooperative and courteous image.18. Promotes public relations by initiating positive communication with physicians and family members on a daily basis.19. Promotes a working relationship based on open communication and an atmosphere of mutual understanding and trust.20. Takes an active role in the unit's function by assuming control and following through on assigned responsibilities.21. Utilizes the nursing process to problem solve and informs the Nursing Manager or designee of outcome and/or if follow-up is required.22. Demonstrates the ability to communicate via chain of command.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.Supervision Received:Reports directly to the Unit Manager/DirectorMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEducation:Graduate from an accredited school of nursing, Bachelor's degree (BSN) preferred. RNs hired with an Associates (ASN) degree have 2 years to complete the BSN degree.Certification and Licensing:Valid Florida Registered Nurse License, ACLS, BLS certification from the American Heart Association required.Experience:Minimum 2 years recent Critical Care Nursing (ICU) experienceRecent experience in administering chemotherapy and biotherapy agents preferredStrong interpersonal communication skillsModerate computer literacy and skillsThe 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 #R100063098.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

Keywords: University of Miami, Homestead , Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit - $34+ per hour, Healthcare , Homestead, Florida

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