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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 University of Miami Health System and the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center will soon be adding a state-of-the-art facility in Downtown Doral to serve as a western hub for our distinguished regional network of ambulatory services. This expansion will bring academic medicine, cutting-edge technology, and innovative treatment options to the rapidly growing Doral community. Providing residents with innovative, specialized medical services in the heart of their community.
The University of Miami/UHealth UMHC/SCCC at Doral hs an exciting opportunity for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). The LPN collects patient assessment data and notifies appropriate nuarse of actual or potential problems and needs on an ongoing basis. Records patient information concisely and accurately, and completely. Administers medications and performs treatments and procedures for all patients as assigned. Assists with preparation of patient materials or correspondence that RNs, ARNPs, or MDs utilize to communicate with organizations within or outside the University. Assists in preoperative and postoperative health teaching for patients and families. Shares responsibility for the planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care plans. Participates in team conferences, sharing knowledge, information, and ideas with team members. Performs more-complex nursing activities as competence increases. Communicates frequently with team leader regarding patients’ physical and mental conditions. 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.
Graduate from an accredited LPN program
Certification and Licensing:
Valid State of Florida LPN license, BLS certification required
Minimum of one (1) year relevant experience
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
- Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.
- Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.
- Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.
- Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary.
- Commitment to the University’s core values.
- Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.
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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