Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - (Pediatrics)
Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-01-06
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The Pediatrics - Endocrinology 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. Instructs patients and families in the use of continuous glucose monitors. Instructs patients and families in the use of smart pens. Evaluates patients with diabetes in between visits with Division attending physicians as requested by physician. Tracks Hemoglobin A1c levels (A1c) for all patients in the diabetes clinic and sees patients in clinic as follow in addition to patients visits with attending physician. A1c 10-14: Sees patients monthly. A1c >14: Sees patients biweekly. Communicates with patients schools regarding diabetes care as needed. Maintain diabetes electronic mailing list.
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 APRN License
Minimum 2 years of relevant experience
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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