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Registered Nurse, ICU Location:Miami, FL, USA
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Position Summary:

  • The Clinical Staff Nurse functions as a champion of quality patient care and professional caregiver who demonstrates critical thinking skills and scientific judgment in the anticipation and planning for the care of the patient.
  • The CSN is responsible to perform at a competent level of nursing and consistently demonstrates nursing process.
  • These standards include: assessment, diagnosis, identification of outcomes, planning, implementation, coordination of care, teaching and health promotion and evaluation.
  • The CSN is also responsible to hold the highest standards of professional performance, which include: ethics, cultural diversity, communication, collaboration, evidence based practice, nursing research, quality, resource utilization, and environmental health.
  • These standards of practice encompass the actions and foundation of professional nursing.
Duties & Responsibilities

  • Implements and coordinates the delivery of care in collaboration with physician and other provider and healthcare staff.
  • Utilizes the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation) in applying nursing knowledge.
  • Documents all pertinent information regarding nursing care, care plans and observations.
  • Accounts for narcotics/emergency equipment on each tour of duty. Maintains a working knowledge of facility infection control procedures.
  • Recognizes, questions and reports significant patient findings and/or inconsistencies in medical/nursing orders/treatment regime.
  • Collaborates and seeks corrective action. Selects and individualizes/updates and adheres to clinical procedures/ protocols/standards/ clinical pathways, plans of care/narcotics policies and discharge/teaching plans.
  • Completes and submits patient/unit charges.
  • Recognizes/prioritizes overt/convert unit needs/problems/implements corrective action independently.
  • Assumes charge nurse role when assigned/supervises designated personnel/takes action as needed.
  • Applies the use of logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions and approaches to problems.
  • Provides functional direction and assistance to LPN\'s and CNA\'s or MA\'s, and completes new staff orientation as assigned.
  • Makes rounds on a timely basis to ensure continuity of care. Maintains HIPAA compliance at all times.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrates behaviors of service excellence and CARE values (Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Expertise).
  • Performs all other related job duties as assigned.
Experience:

  • Generally requires 1 to 3 years of related experience.
  • EducationAssociate\'s degree in Nursing is required.
  • BSN degree is preferred.
  • Any Employee who will be performing Point of Care and testing in the Operating Room, Neuro ICU, NICU, PICU, Pedi-ER, Cath Lab and/or Interventional Radiology areas, the educational degree must be verified at the time of hire.
  • Minimum education level required to be verified is Associate\'s degree.License CertificationValid Florida RN license is required.
  • American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification with at least 6 months validity required.
  • 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.
Knowledge Skill Abilities General Competencies:

  • Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work accurately while meeting multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form. Ability to handle difficult and stressful situations with professional composure. Ability to understand and follow instructions.
  • Ability to exercise sound and independent judgment.
  • Knowledge and skill in use of job appropriate technology and software applications.