Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Pediatric Cardiac ICU, Full-Time & Per Diem Available


Department: Holtz Women’s and Children – Pediatric Cardiac ICUAddress: 1611 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, Florida 33136Shift Details: Full-Time or Per Diem Available, Variable Shifts Available, 4/3 schedule Holtz Children’s hospital is seeking a highly skilled and compassionate APRN for our Pediatric Cardiac ICU Team. As an APRN at Holtz, you will play a crucial role in providing advanced nursing care to critically ill pediatric patients with cardiac conditions. This is a unique opportunity to work in a specialized unit and make a meaningful impact on the lives of our young patients and their families. Why Jackson’s Holtz Children’s Hospital: Holtz Childrenxe2x80x99s Hospital at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center is one of the largest pediatric hospitals in the southeast United States, where UHealth – University of Miami Health System physicians treat children from throughout Florida and the Caribbean. Holtz Childrenxe2x80x99s is known worldwide for its care of critically ill newborns in its neonatal intensive care unit, which is one of the largest in the United States and boasts some of the best medical outcomes. In collaboration with the Miami Transplant Institute, Holtz Childrenxe2x80x99s is one of only three centers in the country that specializes in pediatric multi-organ transplants. It is home to one of only three state-accredited comprehensive childrenxe2x80x99s kidney failure centers and one of the largest pediatric kidney transplant programs in the world. The Childrenxe2x80x99s Heart Center at Holtz Childrenxe2x80x99s is the only comprehensive childrenxe2x80x99s heart program in South Florida. In partnership with the University of Miami, Holtz Childrenxe2x80x99s also trains the most pediatric physicians of any medical center in the southeastern United States. Position Summary: The APRN Inpatient provide a wide range of primary, acute and specialty healthcare services, both autonomously and in partnership with other healthcare professionals, in accordance with State and Federal regulations. These services include managing patient’s overall care; prescribing medications and treatments; ordering, conducting and interpreting diagnostic tests, such as x-rays, EKGs and lab work; diagnosing and treating chronic and acute conditions, including injuries, infections, diabetes and high blood pressure; performing invasive procedures; counseling; and educating patients on positive health-promoting lifestyle choices and disease, injury and illness prevention. Incumbent in the job classification may perform unit specific duties based on the specialty. Duties & Responsibilities: Uses clinical judgments in conducting health assessments making differential diagnosis, and prescribing pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments. Plans are implemented through independent action, health counseling, and collaboration with other members of the health team. The APRN is responsible for clinical oversight and health center consultation regarding administration of health care policy and procedure of the delivery of on-site health services. The NP promotes optimum health, prevents illness and injury, and manages acute and chronic health problems in the on-site setting. Performs physical examinations and preventive health measures within prescribed guidelines and instructions of Physician. Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patients clinical problems and health care needs. Records physical findings, and formulates plan and prognosis, based on patients condition. Provides written home-going instructions. Makes referrals for follow-up to appropriate community resources. Collaborates with other specialties to ensure interdisciplinary management and continuity of care for both inpatients and outpatients. Collaborates with Physician and other health professionals to prepare comprehensive patient care plan as necessary. Prescribes or recommends medications or other forms of treatment such as physical therapy, inhalation therapy, or related therapeutic procedures. Refers patients to Physician for consultation or to specialized health resources for treatment. Maintains detailed and accurate medical records. Educates and coaches nursing staff on best nursing practices. Initiates search of nursing literature/suggests changes/improvement in patient care standards. Integrates current knowledge of professional issues, trends in health care and technological advances into scope of practice. This job has no supervisory responsibilities. Follows and performs all related unit specific policies and procedures, as detailed on the unit specific competency check-list. Utilizes job and unit specific equipment as required. Employees assigned lead job duties may perform the following, but not limited to: approve time off requests for IR NPs. Coordinate tracking board and first cases. Address IR escalations, expediting and prioritizing escalations to help shorten LOS. Onboarding Fellows, orient residents. Lead staff huddle. Main resource for the unit/hospital (touchpoint person for the unit). Review case delays. Involved in PI projects for the department. Demonstrates behaviors of service excellence and CARE values (Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Expertise). Performs other related duties as assigned. Experience: Generally requires 5 to 7 years of related experience. Acute Care Certification preferred. Acute Care Education offered if not Acute certified Education: Master’s degree in Nursing is required. License Certification: Valid Florida Advanced Practice RN license required. Valid APRN Board certification in specialty area required. American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) and any additional applicable life support certification for Healthcare Providers is required upon hire with at least 6 months validity and maintenance at JHS for the duration of employment. Must meet and maintain valid and current all unit specific and organizational skills/competencies, certifications/licensures, as required by regulatory and/or nursing standard of practice for the specialty. Jackson Health System is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law. Job Types: Full-time, Per diem Pay: $53.00 – $84.00 per hour Benefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Employee assistance program Flexible schedule Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Relocation assistance Tuition reimbursement Vision insurance Medical specialties: Cardiology Critical & Intensive Care Pediatrics Standard shift: Day shift Evening shift Night shift Supplemental schedule: On call Weekly schedule: 4×10 Weekends as needed Work setting: Acute care Children’s hospital CVICU High acuity unit Hospital Inpatient In-person Ability to Relocate: Miami, FL 33136: Relocate before starting work (Required) Work Location: In person

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