|Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - Child Protection Team|
Company: University of Miami
Location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 11/30/2021
Expire Date: 03/19/2022
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Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - Child Protection Team|
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Job Profile Name: Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
FLSA Status: Exempt
CORE JOB SUMMARY 50%
The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) delivers medical care to a wide variety of patients. The APRN also examines and treats patients independently and in autonomous collaboration with other health care professionals. Ensures proper illness and injury care and disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. May prescribe medications and order diagnostic tests. Advises patients about continuing care.
CORE JOB FUNCTIONS
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.
Master's degree in relevant field
Certification and Licensing:
Valid State of Florida APRN License
Minimum 2 years of relevant experience
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
Department Specific Functions 50%
General Description (Purpose and Function): Child Protection Team
This ARNP position will report directly to and work under the supervision of the Medical Director, Walter F. Lambert, M.D. This ARNP position will be responsible for the evaluation and documentation of alleged child maltreatment, clinical pediatric nursing, healthcare management, coordination of services, public speaking, trainings and utilization of community resources. This includes providing support both at the main office as well as satellite offices in south Dade and Monroe County.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Provide medical evaluations of children referred with allegations of child maltreatment:
2. Obtain comprehensive health history, including pertinent medical and psychosocial aspects appropriate to the age, life situations, and developmental stage of the patient:
3. Assist in the coordination of the multiplicity of services required in the evaluation, diagnosis, and therapeutic referrals for abused or neglected children.
4. Remain current on child maltreatment literature, as well as policies and procedures related to abused children, including but not limited to, the Florida Statutes, VOCA guidelines and regulations and the DOH CPT Handbook:
5. Provide expert testimony via depositions and court testimony as required.
6. Other duties as assigned by the Medical Director.
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.
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Job Status:Full time