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staff - Registered Nurse (RN) - PACU - Post Anesthesia Care

Company: University of Miami
Location: Miami
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

University of Miami is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) PACU - Post Anesthesia Care for a nursing job in Miami, Florida.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: PACU - Post Anesthesia Care
  • Discipline: RN
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 24 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours
  • Employment Type: StaffThe University of Miami has an exciting opportunity for a Part Time PACU Registered Nurse 2, Specialty, with Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida. The Registered Nurse 2 - Specialty, delivers patient-family centered care in a culturally competent manner utilizing evidence-based standards of quality, safety, and service while ensuring population-specific patient care. The Registered Nurse 2 - Specialty, oversees nurses and allied health staff in their daily practice.CORE JOB FUNCTIONS --- Assesses assigned patients and evaluates plans to include documentation of nursing care, and 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 as 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 available resources to assist in discharge planning.--- Plans, prioritizes, and adjusts assignments to accomplish goals and render superior patient care; seeks assistance when needed.--- Safely operates medical equipment.--- Serves as a preceptor and assists new staff in the provision of care in order to help them acclimate to the healthcare environment, and a direct patient care role.--- 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:Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited institutionCertification and Licensing:Florida Registered Nurse LicenseAdvanced Cardiovascular Life Support Certification (ACLS)Basic Life Support Certification (BLS)Experience:Minimum 2 years of nursing experienceKnowledge, 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.)--- 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 formThe 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.University of Miami Job ID #R100068812-1.About University of MiamiThe University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common mission of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making the University a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 16,000 faculty and staff from all over the world.Benefits
    • Holiday Pay
    • 403b retirement plan
    • Sick pay
    • Wellness and fitness programs
    • Employee assistance programs
    • Medical benefits
    • Dental benefits
    • Vision benefits
    • Benefits start day 1
    • Continuing Education

Keywords: University of Miami, Miami , staff - Registered Nurse (RN) - PACU - Post Anesthesia Care, Healthcare , Miami, Florida

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