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RN- NICU (Full Time, Night shift)

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Miami, FL (Onsite) Full-Time

Job Summary

Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates, and supervises individual patient care on a nursing unit according to unit policies and procedures. Supports and upholds the Patient Bill of Rights. Practices under the supervision of the Manager/Director.

Job Specific Duties

  • Communicates the patient's progress including critical findings, changes in the patients' condition to the physician and/or disciplines involved in the care of the child.

  • Plans, implements, and documents the plan of care in collaboration with other disciplines and services to assure safe and efficient care.

  • Completes all nursing assessment of patients. Performs reassessments as per policy when there is a change in the plan of care or an intervention is performed.

  • Provides basic nursing care such as feeding, bathing, changing diapers, may start IV, suctioning and repositioning for neonates. Responds to medical equipment in a timely manner.

  • Completes patient admission history (spiritual, cultural, developmental, educational/learning, and psychosocial needs) and discharge planning thoroughly and accurately as per policy .

  • Accesses electronic health record independently according to hospital policy and completes accurate and timely documentation.

  • Provides education and documents on patient/family teachings on health related needs (i.e. disease, medications, treatments, pain, discharge, safety, nutrition, skin care etc.).

  • Follows physician’s orders and administers medications as directed. Adheres to the six rights of medication administration.

  • Promotes a safe "error free" working environment by consistently performing thorough hand-offs and infection prevention measures.

  • Assesses all body systems, ensures safe, effective, efficient care delivery with emphasis on the absence of medication errors, avoidance of falls from surface, ouch-free procedural pain, reduction of pain, absence of blood borne infections and surgical site infections.

  • Secures Endotracheal tubes when applicable per competency and observes of skin integrity for prevention of skin breakdown.

  • Provides beside report and patient information at shift change. F: Daily/ T: 10 minutes per patient R:

  • Responsible for specimen collection.


Minimum Job Requirements

  • Registered Nurse RN Licensure within the State of Florida or Multi-State Enhanced Nursing License Compact (eNLC) – maintain active and in good standing throughout employment

  • American Heart Association BLS must maintain active and in good standing throughout employment

  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program NRP must maintain active and in good standing throughout employment within 1 year

  • Must complete competency assessment tool upon 6 months of hire date for a Critical Care setting

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • BSN degree or currently enrolled in BSN program

  • Career Development: National certified preferably within 5 years of hire

  • Pediatric Nursing experience in an acute care setting preferred

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office preferred

  • Ability to prioritize and complete tasks in a timely fashion with attention to detail

  • Strong time management, critical thinking, verbal and written communication skills

Job :

Nursing - Clinical

Primary Location :

Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus

Department :

NEONATAL ICU-2100-620010

Job Status

:Full Time

Recommended Skills

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (Acls)
  • Attention To Detail
  • Basic Life Support
  • Certified Nurse Practitioner
  • Communication
  • Critical Care

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