Registered Nurse 1 -UMHC/SCCC - Crohns and Colitis Clinic
Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-10-09
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The University of Miami/UHealth UMHC/SCCC Crohns & Colitis has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse. The Registered Nurse is responsible to for the direct care of his/her assigned patients, to perform infusions in 4-bed Infusion center within Crohns & Colitis clinic and provide optimum care to our patients. 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. The Registered Nurse will work with nursing staff, PA’s and physicians as necessary to get missing documentation, and submit prior authorization documentation to the insurance company for medications. Track labs and pathology for patients sending reports to Physician for review. Triaging patient call. Assures patients are called back and their problems managed. Coordinates the scheduling of patients for tests, eg MRI, CT, EGD, EUS, and other GI procedures, and completes required forms for lab work. Provides patients with basic instruction and information regarding tests and GI procedures including how to prep for procedures Maintains accurate and complete patient records/documentation.
As necessary, employee may be asked to assist in clinics and obtains vital signs and patient information for inclusion in patient’s medical record. Employee may assist with physical examinations by preparing supplies and handing instruments/materials to the doctor as directed. Documents in Uchart all patient calls and communication between RN and patient. Coordinates the plan of care with patients/family. Promotes patient safety. Communicates changes in plan of care to the patient/family and the health care team members in a timely manner.
Graduate from an accredited school of Nursing; valid Florida RN License, BLS, ACLS certifications required. ONS certified. Minimum of two years relevant work 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.
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