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Registered Nurse (RN) - Pediatric Hematology / Oncology - $34+ per hour

Company: University of Miami
Location: Homestead
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

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

  • Specialty: Pediatric Hematology / Oncology
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 24 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours, days
  • Employment Type: PermanentUMHC-SCCC-Alex's PlaceUp to $12,500 Sign On BonusPart TimeThe Pediatrics Department has an exciting opportunity for a Chemotherapy Infusion Registered Nurse 2 (RN 2). The RN 2 works closely with the medical director and the pediatric nursing director. Administers research study agents, standard chemotherapy and blotherapy agents, and nonchemotherapymedications.Monitors therapeutic responses and side effects, and obtains pharmacokinetic blood samples and other laboratory specimens as required by each protocol.Assists in maintenance of up-to-date protocol information In clinical areas. Documents in a concise, accurate and legible manner according to each clinical protocol and clinical practice standards. Provides documentation to the Research Nurse/Nurse Coordinators, and/or Research Staff/Data Managers. Meets study timelines and objectives as defined by protocols. Abides by requirements in accordance with the Oncology Nursing Society's Manual for Clinical Trials Nursing. Supports patients and their families during trial treatment. Works with research nurse and principal investigator to educate patients and their families about their treatment and protocol requirements. Follow policies and procedures for clinical trials. Functional knowledge about each protocol. Utilizes independent learning methods to become knowledgeable about new protocols and protocol changes. Attends and participates in regularly scheduled Phase 1 Clinical Research meetings as deemednecessary. Performs screenings, assessments and reassessments focusing on the physical and psychosocial health status that are age and developmentally appropriate, and culturally relevant to the pediatric patient in an ongoing timely and systematic manner. Obtains baseline information utilized for the development of individualized pediatric patient plan of care. Provides direct and indirect patient and family care according to the Individualized plan of care. Facilitates/patient family education with interdisciplinary team involvement. Education provided to the pediatric patient will be based on the developmental and cognitive level of the child. monitors patient's progress against plan of care until discharged from designated patient care area.Collaborates with interdisciplinary team members to identify potential barriers and variances to the individualized plan of care.Coordinates the plan of care with patients, family and interdisciplinary team, according to the appropriate growth and development of the child. Ensures the plan of care Is accessible to the patient and family to assist them in understanding goals ofcare and movement toward these goals. Supports parents In allowing child to be iindependent appropriate to developmental level. Plans discharge and teaching needs as applicable.Promotes development of clinical practice based on research and evidence.Assists leadership team with maintenance of initial and ongoing unit-based clinical competencies.Ensures that each clinic is well prepared consisting of all supplies and medical records (print and electronic) are up to date with all pertinent tests received arid ready to be reviewed by providers prior to the clinic.Ensures that physicians' orders are carried out such as the ordering of laboratory tests, CT Scans,MRls, etc. Ensures that all tests have been performed and received for the physician to review the findings. Develops a system that elevates any abnormal results (non-critical values) to the nurse who in turn will contact the physician accordingly.Ensures that the patients receive appropriate medical pre-op and sedation medical clearances. Other duties as assigned.Minimum Qualifications (Essential Requirements):--- Graduate from an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred.--- Current/valid Florida nursing license. CPR and PALS Provider Card.--- 3 years recent pediatric hematology-oncology nursing experience.--- Recent experience In administering chemotherapy and biotherapy agents.--- Oncology Nursing Society Chemotherapy & Biotherapy Administration Guidelines provider course. Association of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Chemotherapy & Biotherapy Administration Guidelines provider course preferred.--- Oncology, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, or Pediatric Certified Nurse certification preferred.--- Strong interpersonal communication skills.--- Proven track record of building relationships with physicians, direct reports and key staff.--- Proven track record of ability to establish rapport and maintain relationships with pediatric patientsand their families.--- Moderate to advanced computer literacy and skills.The 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 #R100063260.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) - Pediatric Hematology / Oncology - $34+ per hour, Healthcare , Homestead, Florida

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