Nurse Specialist, BPEI Nursing Administration
University of Miami

Miami, Florida

Posted in Education and Training


This job has expired.

Job Info


Current Employees:

If you are a current Staff, Faculty or Temporary employee at the University of Miami, please click here to log in to Workday to use the internal application process. To learn how to apply for a faculty or staff position using the Career worklet, please review this tip sheet.

The University of Miami has an exciting opportunity for a Nurse Specialist in Nursing Administration with Bascom Palmer Eye Institute located in Miami, Florida.

The Nurse Specialist assesses a healthcare facility's nursing practice and its impact on patient outcomes. Moreover, the incumbent provides direction to nursing staff in the delivery of patient care programs, and acts as a change agent, mentor, and leader. An employee in this position ensures nursing staff sustain an established level of competency.

CORE JOB SUMMARY

The Nurse Specialist assesses a healthcare facility's nursing practice and its impact on patient outcomes. Moreover, the incumbent provides direction to nursing staff in the delivery of patient care programs, and acts as a change agent, mentor, and leader. An employee in this position ensures nursing staff sustain an established level of competency.

CORE JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Performs medical tests in patients to diagnose their health condition.
  • Interprets laboratory test results of patients.
  • Recommends treatment plan for patients based on diagnosis.
  • Counsels' individuals and patients on positive health practices.
  • Provides the latest cost-effective nursing practices.
  • Collaborates with other team of experts to outline best treatment for patients.
  • Performs holistic evaluation of specialty population, making use of enhanced proven techniques and procedures to achieve better results.
  • Implements the improvement of patient care, and healthcare policies and resources.
  • Mentors' other healthcare professionals by functioning as a preceptor or coordinating preceptors for visiting professionals, students, new graduates, and orienteers.
  • Maintains professional knowledge by affiliating with professional and technical organizations, and participating in applicable continuing education programs, conferences, seminars, and workshops.
  • 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.

CORE QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Bachelor's degree in relevant field

Certification and Licensing:
  • Valid Florida RN license
  • Certification in relevant specialty or field, BLS

Experience: Minimum 3 years of relevant experience

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
  • Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form
  • Skill in collecting, organizing, and analyzing data
  • Proficiency in computer software (i.e. Microsoft Office)
  • Able to collect , disseminate and articulate quality metrics.

DEPARTMENT ADDENDUM

Department Specific Functions

The Nurse Specialist position will focus on Clinical Excellence for BPEI Main and satellites. This includes nursing quality, policy and procedures, nursing accreditations, Magnet, and Press Ganey.

The role will ensure clinical excellence aligning with Magnet requirements such as but not limited to:

1: Establish quality metrics and outcomes,

2: Development of staff and leadership,

3: Create innovation in ophthalmic nursing,

4: Promote evidence-based research for the nurses,

5: Disseminate Press Ganey

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. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Job Status:
Full time

Employee Type:
Staff

Pay Grade:
n8


This job has expired.

More Education and Training jobs


University of Illinois
Urbana, Illinois
Posted 15 minutes ago

University of Illinois
Urbana, Illinois
Posted 15 minutes ago

University of Illinois
Urbana, Illinois
Posted 15 minutes ago

Improve Job Search

Subscribe to job alerts and add your resume to our resume database for employers!


Sign up now