RN- PICU (Full Time, Night shift)

Zoek Pin West Kendall, New York


Permanent (Full time)

Posted 12 days ago


Job Summary:

Responsible for the planning and delivery of care utilizing nursing processes: assessment, implementation and evaluation. Oversees the plan of care, utilizes effective problem solving strategies and applies evidence based practice. Supports and upholds quality standards of a Magnet designated hospital and Patient Bill of Rights. Practices under the supervision of the Nursing Manager/Director and provides compassionate and family centered care for Pediatric Intensive Care Unit patients.


Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse within the State of Florida - must maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
  • BLS -American Heart Association BLS - must maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
  • American Heart Association PALS within one year of hire - must maintain active and in good standing throughout employment


  • BSN degree or currently enrolled in BSN program
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience as an RN in ICU environment preferred
  • Nursing experience in a pediatric healthcare ICU setting is strongly preferred
  • ICU critical care training academy experience preferred
  • Career Development: National certification Certified Pediatric Nurse (CPN) within 2 years of hire or (CCRN) preferably within 3 -5 years of hire
  • Possess proficiency in computers and Electronic Health Record (EHR) preferred
  • Able to analyze and interpret data and utilize the information to make judgments regarding patient care
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to positively influence, hold self and others accountable
  • Experience with procedures training process for specialties: Apheresis and ECMO preferred
  • Leadership experience preferred to take on rotating charge nurse duties after one year
  • Able to work effectively in collaborative environment
  • Ability to apply principles of evidence-based practice, analytical thinking and service excellence in practice
  • Able to float to various nursing units while maintaining the delivery of clinical excellence and high quality service
  • Knowledge of diverse cultures’ belief systems and values around health issues

Job Specific Essential Duties:

  • Ensures completion of patient admission history and accurately completes the discharge planning process as per department and hospital policies and procedures.
  • Plans, implements and documents the plan of care in collaboration with the other disciplines and services to assure safe and efficient care.
  • Provides nursing care that includes IV site monitoring, specimen collection and assists medical team with specific procedures.
  • Follows physician’s orders, administers and reconstitutes medications when needed. Adheres to five rights of medication administration per Medication Administration policy.
  • Collaborates and participates in daily rounds with multi-disciplinary team as appropriate and fosters a Family Centered Care Environment.
  • Utilizes electronic innovations such as new telephones to provide efficient patient care and attends to patient call lights in a manner that that promotes patient safety per hospital policy.
  • Ensures proper and safe sedation administration to patients and monitors recovery as per the Sedation policy and procedure.
  • Completes all nursing multi-system assessment that includes head to toe, vitals, dressing changes, suction, feeding, bathing ,med administration, and repositioning
  • Ensures appropriate restraint orders, use and documentation as required by Sedation policy and procedure.
  • Ensures proper and safe wound care as required by Wound Care policy and procedures.
  • Accesses electronic health record (EHR) independently according to hospital policy and completes accurate and timely documentation in the patient’s electronic health record.
  • Communicates and documents critical lab results per hospital policy and procedures.
  • Communicates with patients and families to review plan of care and solicits input; communicates any patient and family concerns to physician.
  • Promotes an “error free” zero based medication errors – by following the 5 rights of Medication Administration, consistently providing high-quality safe care as prompted.
  • Assesses all body systems while ensuring no medication errors, avoidance of falls, prevention of central line infections, ouch-free procedural pain and pain reduction.
  • Provides patient information and effectively completes the hand off process during walking rounds at shift change and patient reassignments.
  • Actively participates in the nursing governance council and unit based activities.
  • Ensures proper personal protective equipment (PPE) indication and use.

Job :

Nursing - Clinical

Primary Location :

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

Department :


Job Status

:Full Time

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