Per Diem Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - Pediatrics
Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2021-01-06
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The MSOM - Pediatrics - Neonatology Department has an exciting opportunity for an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN). The APRN delivers medical care to a wide variety of patients. The APRN also examines and treats patients independently and in autonomous collaboration with other health care professionals. Ensures proper illness and injury care and disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. May prescribe medications and order diagnostic tests. Advises patients about continuing care. Performs and documents complete physical examinations and comprehensive health histories. Functions independently to perform age-appropriate history and physical for patients. Orders and interprets diagnostic and therapeutic tests relative to patient’s age-specific needs. Prescribes appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities Implements interventions to support the patient to regain or maintain physiologic stability. Assists with the provision of care in accordance with facility, state, and federal regulations. Monitors the effectiveness of interventions. Facilitates the patient’s transition within and between health care settings, e.g. admitting, transferring, and discharging patients. Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members by making appropriate referrals. Facilitates staff, patient and family decision making by providing educational tools. Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets. The ARNP is responsible for obtaining history and physical examination of newborns admitted to the JMH Newborn Services. Assist physicians in performing medical procedures, up to and including blood drawing, vital signs and nursing assessments, history and physical. the work schedule is on an as-needed basis. The schedule will vary from week to week since this is a per diem position approximately four to six days per month based on program needs and demands. Recognizes deviations from normal in the physical assessment. Works in collaboration with a physician in formulating treatment plans for the newborn and follow-up care. Writes prescriptions for medication, blood products based upon laboratory results, routine diagnostic and follow-up studies, therapeutic measures, and post-discharge care in accordance with written practice protocols. Obtains complete medical history independent of supervision by the physician. Orders appropriate laboratory tests according to neonatal practice guidelines. Develops, implements, and evaluates a plan of care that is appropriate for the newborn and the family. Actively participates in quality assurance programs and peer review activities. Responsible for providing assistance to physicians in the care and treatment of newborns. Provides medical support to staff, triaging and implementing care in a knowledgeable and skillful manner, as evidenced by team feedback and documentation in medical records. Assess newborn's condition, determining need for consultation or transfer to the Newborn Special Care Center.
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.
Master’s degree in relevant field
Certification and Licensing:
Valid State of Florida ARNP License. Must be credentialed to practice by Hospital Medical Board and UMMG.
Two years relevant experience and one year newborn experience preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
- Ability to exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions.
- Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.
- Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.
- Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.
- Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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