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(F/T) Registered Nurse 2 - Interventional Radiology/Lennar -Up to $25,000 Sign On Bonus

Employer
University of Miami
Location
Coral Gables, FL

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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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 Lennar Foundation Medical Center has an exciting opportunity for a Full Time IR Registered Nurse. The RN:

  • Assesses assigned patients and evaluates plans to include documentation of nursing care.
  • Reports symptoms and changes in patients’ condition and vital signs.
  • Modifies patient treatment plans as indicated by patients’ responses, conditions, and physician orders.
  • Reviews, evaluates, and reports diagnostic tests to assess patient’s condition.
  • Consults with physicians and other healthcare professionals related to assigned patients to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Prepares patients for, and assists with examinations, procedures, and treatments.
  • Considers patient age and culture during patient treatments and provides any needed information regarding treatment plan.
  • Nurtures a compassionate environment by providing psychological support.
  • Performs appropriate patient tests and safely administers medications within the scope of practice.
  • Administers and maintains accurate records related to medications and treatments demonstrates the ability to perform a thorough pre-procedure and post-procedure assessment that is system focused.
  • Ensures the preparation of the IR/procedural room regarding cleanliness, working condition of equipment and adequacy of supplies.
  • Demonstrates the ability to titrate intravenous medications according to the patient’s hemodynamic status.
  • Demonstrates the ability to care for the patient with continuous cardiac monitoring including rhythm identification, interpretation, and follow through with appropriate intervention.
  • Demonstrates competency in monitoring patients receiving IV conscious sedation.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of anesthetic agents, techniques, and actions.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of basic information pertaining to all radiologic procedures and exams.
  • Demonstrates ability to safely administer sedation/analgesia and monitor patient’s response under the direction of a physician.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skill in contrast administration, identification of a contrast reaction, and response to contrast reaction, and extravasations.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and safe use of routine and specialty equipment while exhibiting the ability to learn and apply principles of safety.
  • Initiates the daily restocking and maintenance of assigned procedure room in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills in appropriate care of venous access devices and provides IV access and/or assists technologist in obtaining IV access.
  • Provides care to patient undergoing non-interventional and interventional radiology procedures as per nursing standards, and policies & procedures.
  • Monitors aseptic technique and implements corrective action as necessary in accordance with established policy and procedures.
  • Able to provide pre and post exam patient education.
  • Works collaboratively with medical, technical, and support staff.
  • Cares for and documents all specimens and cultures in accordance with established policy and procedure.
  • Demonstrates the ability to perform rapid assessment differentiating between short- and long-term needs.
  • Verification of the interventional procedures, operative site, surgeon, and consents using Universal Protocol: pre-procedure verification and site/side marking.
  • Provides inclusive report to relief and/or post anesthesia nursing team based on assessment, reassessment, and patient’s response to procedural intervention.
  • Administers and documents medications and/or narcotics safely and accurately utilizing established policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and documents administration of blood and blood products according to established policy and procedure.
  • Demonstrates safety in chemo bio administration as related to chemotherapeutic agents given in IR procedures, through obtaining bio/chemo certificate within one year of employment. per regulatory bodies, policies, procedures, and physician orders.
  • Communicates plan of care in a timely manner to patient and family, as well as the appropriate team members, ensuring compliance with all regulatory guidelines (i.e., HIPAA).
  • Uses best practices for transition of patient care.
  • Uses available resources to assist in discharge planning.
  • Plans, prioritizes, and adjusts assignments to accomplish goals and render superior patient care; seeks assistance when needed.
  • Adapts to changing work demands and environment.
  • Safely operates medical equipment.
  • Serves as a preceptor and assists new staff in the provision of care to help them acclimate to the healthcare environment, and a direct patient care role.
  • Provides concise and constructive feedback when needed.
  • 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.

CORE QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing, Bachelor’s degree (BSN) preferred. RNs hired with an Associates (ASN) degree have 2 years to complete the BSN degree.

Certification and Licensing:

  • Registered Nurse License; Basic Life Support Certification (BLS); Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS); Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) from the American Heart Association

Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years of nursing experience

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Knowledge of nursing care methods and procedures
  • In-depth knowledge of health and safety guidelines and procedures (i.e., sanitation, decontamination etc.)
  • Excellent patient experience skills
  • Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems.
  • Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships
  • 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.

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.

Job Status:

Full time

Employee Type:

Staff

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