(F/T) Registered Nurse 2- BMT Triage-Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Company: UHealth University of Miami Health System
Location: Key Biscayne
Posted on: June 16, 2022
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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
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community, and people across the globe.
The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging,
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Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence,
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The BMT Unit has an exciting opportunity for a BMT Triage Nurse:
The BMT Triage Nurse:
- Assures that communication with each caller will be handled in
a professional and tactful manner.
- When appropriate, the caller's symptoms will be assessed and
triaged using the nursing process and approved guidelines to assist
in obtaining the appropriate level of care and/or self-care
- This position reports to the Outpatient Nurse Manager.
- Respond promptly to each incoming call.
- Check voicemails in a timely manner.
- If call warrants a triage, the caller's stated symptoms will be
assessed to determine the appropriate level of care required to
safely meet the patient's medical needs. (Emergent, urgent,
non-urgent or home care status)
- Utilize all resources and guidelines at his/her disposal to
effectively assess, prioritize, advise, schedule, or refer calls
when necessary to the appropriate medical provider or
- Assesses assigned patients and evaluates plans to include
documentation of nursing care.
- Reports symptoms and changes in patients' condition and vital
- Modifies patient treatment plans as indicated by patients'
responses, conditions and physician orders.
- Reviews, evaluates and reports diagnostic tests to assess
- Consults with physicians and other healthcare professionals
related to assigned patients to assess, plan, implement and
evaluate patient care plans.
- Prepares patients for, and assists with examinations,
procedures and treatments.
- Considers patient age and culture during patient treatments and
provides any needed information regarding treatment plan.
- Nurtures a compassionate environment by providing psychological
- Performs appropriate patient tests and safely administers
medications within the scope of practice.
- Administers and maintains accurate records related to
medications and treatments as per regulatory bodies, policies,
procedures and physician orders.
- Communicates plan of care in a timely manner to patient and
family, as well as the appropriate team members, ensuring
compliance with all regulatory guidelines (i.e. HIPAA).
- Uses best practices for transition of patient care.
- Uses available resources to assist in discharge
- Plans, prioritizes, and adjusts assignments to accomplish goals
and render superior patient care; seeks assistance when
- Adapts to changing work demands and environment.
- Safely operates medical equipment.
- Serves as a preceptor and assists new staff in the provision of
care in order to help them acclimate to the healthcare environment,
and a direct patient care role.
- Provides concise and constructive feedback when
- Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures
and safeguards University assets.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be
all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or
responsibilities as necessary.
- Graduate from an accredited school of nursing, Bachelor's
degree (BSN) preferred. RNs hired with an Associates (ASN) degree
have 2 years to complete the BSN degree.
Certification and Licensing:
- Valid Florida Registered Nurse License;
- BLS, ACLS from AHA
- ONS card
Minimum 2 years of nursing experience
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
- Knowledge of medical terminology
- Knowledge of nursing care methods and procedures
- In-depth knowledge of health and safety guidelines and
procedures (i.e. sanitation, decontamination etc.)
- Excellent patient experience skills
- Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of
- Ability to maintain effective interpersonal
- Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written
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.
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Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide
ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and
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clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination.
Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or
termination of employment.
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