Nurse Specialist - University of Miami/UHealth - Neurological Surgery

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-10-05
Req: R100042136
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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The University of Miami/UHealth - Neurological Surgery has an exciting opportunity for a Nurse Specialist. The Nurse Specialist provides direction to nursing staff in the delivery of patient care programs, and acts as a change agent, mentor, and leader.

  • Performs medical tests in patients to diagnose their health condition.
  • Interprets laboratory test results of patients.
  • Recommends treatment plan for patients based on diagnosis.
  • Counsels individuals and patients on positive health practices.
  • Provides the latest cost-effective nursing practices.
  • Collaborates with other team of experts to outline best treatment for patients.
  • Performs holistic evaluation of specialty population, making use of enhanced proven techniques and procedures to achieve better results.
  • Implements the improvement of patient care, and healthcare policies and resources.
  • Mentors other healthcare professionals by functioning as a preceptor or coordinating preceptors for visiting professionals, students, new graduates, and orienteers.
  • Maintains professional knowledge by affiliating with professional and technical organizations, and participating in applicable continuing education programs, conferences, seminars, and workshops.
  • Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
  • Provide patient care by performing health assessment, developing differential diagnosis, conducting specialized test, or prescribing medications or treatments as directed by physicians/providers.
  • Identifies and prioritizes nursing care needs for patients/families.
  • Establish methods to evaluate and documents nursing interventions.
  • Plan, evaluate or modify treatment program based on information gathered by observing and interviewing patient’s records.
  • Provide education to patient based on treatment plan.
  • Assist with cross coverage between spinal/cranial practices.
  • Assist with MRI conference review and Multidisciplinary Committee of the Base of Skull conference attendance.


  • Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing, BSN required
  • Valid /current Florida RN License
  • BLS certification required
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience

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.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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Posted: 10/6/2020
Application Due: 1/4/2021
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