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Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - Medicine, Cardiology (Miami Transplant Institute)

Company: University of Miami
Location: Miami
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Current Employees:If you are a current Staff, Faculty or Temporary employee at the University of Miami, please click to log in to Workday to use the internal application process. To learn how to apply for a faculty or staff position using the Career worklet, please review this .CORE JOB SUMMARYThe Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (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. -CORE JOB FUNCTIONS

  • 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.CORE QUALIFICATIONSEducation:Master's degree in relevant fieldCertification and Licensing:Valid State of Florida APRN LicenseExperience:Minimum 2years of relevant experienceKnowledge, 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.Department Specific FunctionsEvaluates and manages care of Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologypatients at the Miami Transplant Institute (MTI) at Jackson Memorial Hospital. This includes history taking and physical examination, ordering and interpreting diagnostic testing. Coordinates the discharge planning and outpatient care for patients consulted, in collaboration with the Attending. Providing patient education; coordinating and conducting clinical and telephone follow-up of patients. -Other duties may include, but are not limited to: -
                            • Performs Post-operative evaluation including taking a medical history and performing a physical examination, orders and interprets appropriate diagnostic tests and provides patient education.
                              • Maintains open communication with consult ordering physicians by providing patient updates and recommendations for outpatient treatment.
                              • Ensures continuity of care by managing medication orders in transition from outpatient to inpatient setting and vice versa.
                              • Writes orders and performs procedures in coordination with attending transplant physician.
                              • Provides staff education about new clinical protocols, patient management, research protocols. Develops staff competencies in cooperation with clinical managers on the patient care units.
                              • Acts as patient advocate by transmitting patient and family concerns to physician team members.
                                • Obtains all post-clinic lab studies and discuss results with physicians.
                                • Makes post-clinic follow-up phone calls informing patients of lab results and medication changes.
                                • Participates in other inpatient duties as assigned.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 for additional information.Job Status:Full timeEmployee Type:StaffPay Grade:n10

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