RN Adult/Peds Transport LifeFlight (Full Time, Night Shift)
Nicklaus Children’s Health System
Location: Miami, Florida
Internal Number: 22807
Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates, and supervises individual patient care on a nursing unit according to unit policies and procedures. Supports and upholds the Patient Bill of Rights. Practices under the supervision of the Manager/Director and functions under the Medical Director of the LifeFlight program.
Minimum Job Requirements
RN Licensure within the State of Florida or Multi-State Enhanced Nursing License Compact (eNLC) - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
American Heart Association BLS - must maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) required within 6 months of hire- must maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
American Heart Association ACLS - must maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
NRP - Neonatal Resuscitation Program required within 6 months of hire - must maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
American Heart Association PALS - must maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) required within 18 months of hire
Paramedic State of Florida Certification required within 18 months of hire
EVOC - Emergency Vehicle Operator required within 12 months of hire
AMCCC - Air Medical Crew Core Curriculum required within 1 year of hire - must maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
National Certification (CFRN, CTRN, CCRN, CEN, CNPT, etc.) required within 18 months of hire
Active and valid State of Florida driver's license with an approved driving record pursuant to our policy and maintained throughout employment
Valid passport required within 6 months of hire
3-5 years' experience in a critical care, emergency setting, or equivalent experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
BSN Degree preferred.
Previous pre-hospital or interhospital transport experience preferred.
Nursing experience in a Pediatric healthcare setting is preferred.
Strong problem solving, critical thinking, and conflict resolution skills.
Ability to manage multiple priorities and strong time management skills.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Works effectively in a collaborative environment.
Ability to apply principles of evidenced-based practice, analytical thinking, and service excellence in practice.
Able to analyze and interpret data and utilize the information to make judgments regarding patient care.
Able to take on-call assignments per department and hospital policy.
Job Specific Duties
Communicates the patient's progress including critical findings, changes in the patients' condition with the physician and/or disciplines involved in the care of the child. Performs and documents discharge planning as per policy.
Performs and documents discharge planning as per policy.
Completes all nursing assessment of patients.
Delegates nursing care based on knowledge of staff qualifications and competency.
Performs reassessments as per policy, and when there is a change in the plan of care, or when an intervention is performed.
Plans, implements, and documents the plan of care in collaboration with the other disciplines and services to assure safe and efficient care.
Provides education and documents on patient/family teachings on health related needs (i.e. disease, medications, treatments, pain, discharge, safety, nutrition, skin care etc.).
Promotes a safe "error free" working environment by consistently performing thorough hand-offs & infection prevention measures. Assesses all body systems, ensures safe, effective, & efficient care.
Ensures absence of medication errors, avoidance of falls, ouch-free procedural pain, reduction of pain, absence of blood borne infections, surgical site infections, & secure of endotracheal tubes.
Follows physician's orders and established patient care guidelines as determined by Medical Director and Medical Control Physician and administers medications as directed.
Adheres to the six rights of medication administration: right individual, right medication, right dose, right time, right route, and right documentation.
Provides continuous supervision, observation of behavioral health patients, and adheres to non-violent crisis intervention strategies (CPI).
Nursing - Clinical
Primary Location :
Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus
Nicklaus Children’s Health System, is the region’s only healthcare system exclusively for children. In addition to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and a growing number of outpatient centers located throughout the tri-county area, the health system includes Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Foundation, the organization’s fundraising arm; Nicklaus Children's Pediatric Specialists, a nonprofit physician practice subsidiary; a management services organization, and an ambulatory surgery center. Our vision is to be where the children are. Ultimately, this means being there through all stages of health and life, both physically and emotionally. To be a trusted partner to children and their families, not only in times of illness, but throughout their life journey. Our mission is to inspire hope and promote lifelong health by providing the best care to every child.