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Staff - Registered Nurse (RN) - Clinic - $34+ per hour

Company: University of Miami
Location: Boca Raton
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

University of Miami is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Clinic for a nursing job in Boca Raton, Florida.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Clinic
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours, days
  • Employment Type: PermanentMultiple Sclerosis Center for Excellence, Boca Medical PlazaThe department of Neurology has an exciting opportunity for a Full Time Registered Nurse 2 to work at UHealth MS Center in Boca Raton. The Registered Nurse, will be under the general direction of the Medical Director of the Infusion Center and the supervision of the Neurology/MS Nurse Supervisor. The nurse will be responsible for providing care both in the infusion center and medical ambulatory clinic, including skilled nursing care to assigned patients; assess and plans, implements and evaluates total patient care and coordinates patient and family teachings. Ensures all aspects of performance are in compliance with internal policies and procedures and with all federal, state, and mandated rules; ensures high quality customer service and provides a safe environment when rendering care. Assures compliance with all clinical safety standards, promotes professional practice models that encourage staff collaboration, committee participation, and organizational involvement. professional staff behaviors that facilitate positive relationships among colleagues, physicians, administration, and other University personnel.The RN will be initiative-taking, willing to work as a member of a treatment team and interested in managing a variety of nursing responsibilities both in the infusion center and medical ambulatory clinic which will include providing direct patient care and care coordination while working with the Clinical Experts at the MS Center. Actively supports the MS Center physicians and nurse practitioners. Following infusion protocols, administer standard chemotherapy, biotherapy agents, and non-chemotherapy medications. Examples include Tysabri, rituximab, IVIg, solumedrol, attachment for more details. Infusion activities will include but are not limited toComplete and maintain required trainings to document competenciesReview pre-infusion labs and alerting prescriber of abnormal results to obtain clearance prior to each infusion---Obtain and record vitals in UChartMixing and prepare medications prior to administration and pre-medicate per protocolReport to providers any new symptoms or side effects, manage infusion side effects as per protocolsMaintain medication log, daily refrigerator temperature as required for quality assurance, medication and supply inventoryAssist in securing medications, care coordination, and scheduling appointments as neededSupports patients and their families during infusion therapy. Works to educate patients and their families about their treatment and protocol requirements. Utilizes independent learning methods to become knowledgeable about new protocols and protocol changes. Ambulatory Clinic activities include but are not limited toEducate patients and families about disease process, treatment options, potential side effectsMaintain medical records up-to-date/complete all documentation in a timely manner in accordance with policies and as requiredResponsible for the Boca MS Center in-basket (e.g. triaging messages to providers, answering calls or mychart emails, etc...)Assist in securing patient medications and scheduling as neededCommunicates with physicians, nurse practitioners, and supervisor as needed by phone, emails or in person for problems concerning patient's needs, resolution to those needs, and any changes in the patient's condition and reaction to treatmentThis list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.Minimum Qualification Bachelor of Science in nursing requiredRegistered Nurse License; Basic Life Support Certification (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS)Minimum 2 years of nursing experience in infusions (e.g. Chemotherapy or Biologics), Emergency or Critical Care Nursing.Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:Knowledge of medical terminologyKnowledge of nursing care methods and proceduresIn-depth knowledge of health and safety guidelines and procedures (i.e. sanitation, decontamination etc.)Excellent patient experience skillsAbility to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems.Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationshipsAbility 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 #R100067211.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, Boca Raton , Staff - Registered Nurse (RN) - Clinic - $34+ per hour, Healthcare , Boca Raton, Florida

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