Registered Nurse 2-UMHC-SCCC - Perio-Op & Surgery Center

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-01-20
Req: R100044058
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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 UMHC-SCCC - Perio-Op & Surgery Center has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse 2 (RN 2). The RN 2 promotes the mission, vision, and values of the organization. Assess patients at intervals as stated in policies and procedures. Develop an individualized perioperative patient plan of care. Implement the plan of care by protecting the patient from injury caused by extraneous objects and chemical, electrical, laser, mechanical, and thermal sources; performing accounting procedures to protect the patient from unintended retained surgical items;

performing interventions necessary to ensure that the patient’s procedure is performed on the correct site, side, and level; managing the patient’s specimens according to organizational policy and procedures; communicating the patient’s current status to relevant parties throughout the continuum of care; administering medications safely and correctly; performing interventions to maintain the patient’s wound and tissue perfusion at or above baseline levels; performing interventions to maintain the status of the patient’s genitourinary, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, endocrine, respiratory, cardiovascular, and neurological systems and fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balances at or above baseline levels; performing interventions to ensure the patient is at or returned to normothermia at the conclusion of the immediate postoperative period; performing interventions to protect the patient from surgical site infection;

assessing the knowledge level of the patient or designated support person; providing education regarding the expected psychosocial response, nutritional management, medication management, pain management, wound management, and expected responses to the operative or invasive procedure; involving the patient or designated support person actively in decisions affecting his or her perioperative plan of care and the rehabilitation process; protecting the patient’s rights, dignity, and privacy; providing age-specific, culturally competent, ethical care within legal standards of practice; and providing consistent and comparable care regardless of the setting. Evaluate the patient’s progress toward attaining outcomes. Transfer care as applicable. Delegate tasks according to the state Nurse Practice Act and job descriptions. Document nursing care accurately, completely, and legibly. Collaborate effectively with other disciplines as applicable. Participate in quality review and performance improvement projects. Participate in the performance appraisal process. Use problem-solving and conflict resolution skills to foster effective work relationships with team members. Maintain required competencies. Pursue professional growth and participates in a professional organization. Act as a patient advocate and maintain privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information.


  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing
  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  • Current registered nurse licensure in state of employment
  • Three years perioperative services experience
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification
  • Certified Nurse, Operating Room (CNOR) certification
  • Basic computer skills (e.g., Microsoft® Word)

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: 1/22/2021
Application Due: 4/22/2021
Work Type: Full Time