Advanced Practice Registered Nurse-Medicine - Endo-Diabetes
Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-02-17
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The Medicine - Endo-Diabetes Department has an exciting opportunity for an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN). The APRN will provide clinical care and care coordination to patients with thyroid cancer. The APRN delivers medical care to a wide variety of patients. Examines and treats patients independently and in autonomous collaboration with other health care professionals. Performs and documents complete physical examinations and comprehensive health histories. Orders and interprets diagnostic and therapeutic tests relative to patient’s specific needs. Prescribe medication as needed. Coordinates care after completion of first appointment. Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members by making appropriate referrals.
Serves as liaison with site disease group. Coordinates Radioactive Iodine Therapy, including patient education, admission, and post treatment follow-up. Coordinates Dosimetry testing at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Monitors the effectiveness of interventions. Assists with the provision of care in accordance with facility, state, and federal regulations. Adheres to University policies and procedures and safeguards University assets. Demonstrates commitment to quality patient care, implements creative and innovative ways to meet the diverse needs of the patients and ensures best practices. Assists physicians with UChart in-basket workload.
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.
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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