Per Diem Pediatric Registered Nurse-UMHC-SCCC - Nursing at University of Miami in Miami, Florida

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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.

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The Pediatric UMHC-SCCC - Nursing Department has an exciting opportunity for a Per Diem Registered Nurse. The Per Diem RN works closely with the medical director and the pediatric nursing director. Administers research study agents, standard chemotherapy and biotherapy agents, and nonchemotherapy medications. Monitors therapeutic responses and side effects, and obtains pharmacokinetic blood samples and other laboratory specimens as required by each protocol. Assists in maintenance of up-to-date protocol information in clinical areas. Documents in a concise, accurate and legible manner according to each clinical protocol and clinical practice standards. Provides documentation to the Research Nurse/Nurse Coordinators, and/or Research Staff/Data Managers. Performs screenings, assessments and reassessments focusing on the physical and psychosocial health status that are age and developmentally appropriate, and culturally relevant to the pediatric
patient in an ongoing timely and systematic manner. Obtains baseline information utilized for the development of individualized pediatric patient plan of care. Provides direct and indirect patient and family care according to the individualized plan of care. Facilitates/patient/family education with interdisciplinary team involvement. Education provided to the
pediatric patient will be based on the developmental and cognitive level of the child. Monitors patient's progress against plan of care until discharged from designated patient care area. Collaborates with Interdisciplinary team members to identify potential barriers and variances to the individualized plan of care. Medication, Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Administration as per hospital policy and procedure.

Minimum Qualifications (Essential Requirements):
* Graduate from an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred.
* Current valid Florida nursing license. CPR and PALS Provider Card.
* 1 year recent hematology-oncology nursing experience.
* Strong interpersonal communication skills.
* Proven track record of building relationships with physicians, direct reports and key staff.
* Proven track record of ability to establish rapport and maintain relationships with pediatric patients
and their families.
* Moderate to advanced computer literacy and skills.

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:
Part time

Employee Type:
Temporary-Intermittent

Pay Grade:
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