Pediatric Nursing Careers

Nursing Careers


Welcome to the special world of pediatric nursing at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, the only free-standing hospital in South Florida that is exclusively for children. Here, we offer careers in pediatric nursing that are never routine, always challenging and extremely rewarding.

Only 3 percent of hospitals nationwide have achieved Magnet designation. Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, first received this recognition in 2004. Nationwide, it is only the fifth pediatric hospital to receive Magnet designation
The American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program® for excellence in nursing services has designated Nicklaus Children's as a Magnet hospital.  According to the ANCC, the leading nursing credentialing organization in the United States, Magnet designation is widely accepted as the gold standard of patient care. Only 6 percent of hospitals nationwide have achieved Magnet designation.  Nicklaus Children's Hospital, first received this recognition in 2004, becoming only the fifth pediatric hospital nationwide to achieve this distinction which recognizes the nursing staff for meeting the rigorous quality indicators and standards of nursing practice as defined by the American Nurses Association's Scope and Standards for Nurse Administrators. These standards include an environment that fosters leadership, nursing research, staff involvement and innovation in practice, as well as fostering an environment that supports teamwork and collegiality. Our nursing staff works as a team, like no other, to put children and families first.

AACN Beacon Award for Excellence
All three specialized intensive care units at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, including the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU), Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), have each achieved a gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence in patient care from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN). Gold is the highest level of Beacon Award recognition.


Nicklaus Children’s is one of only two freestanding pediatric hospitals in the nation to have achieved the status of having three ICUs awarded gold-level Beacon Awards.

The Beacon Award for Excellence recognizes unit caregiver teams that successfully improve patient outcomes and align practices with AACN’s six Healthy Work Environment Standards. Units that achieve this three-year, three-level award with gold, silver or bronze designations meet national criteria consistent with Magnet Recognition, the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and the National Quality Healthcare Award. 

At Nicklaus Children's Hospital, you make a difference…all in a place where you can make a lasting impression in the life of a child each and every day. You can help smiles supplant tears and bring laughter where there was fear. Nothing compares to receiving a smile or a hug from a child and seeing them get better.

Nicklaus Children's Hospital, is committed to advancing the understanding and practice of patient and family-centered care in an environment that enhances comfort. At Nicklaus Children's Hospital, you are an integral part of the care team in an environment, supportive of the nurse. It is our goal to recruit and retain top staff and as such, we deliver...

 

Extraordinary care… by extraordinary people.

 

Nicklaus Children's Hospital, has also made an organizational commitment to our employees to be an "Employer of Choice" in South Florida. As a part of that commitment, we offer a package of attractive benefits such as tuition reimbursement, flexible scheduling, reward/incentive programs, on-site child care, banking, fitness, pharmacy, optical shop and dry cleaning services. We are a Top Ten Training Institution in the nation teaching hospital where a learning environment is the norm and educational offerings are available each and every day.

 

Nicklaus Children's Hospital, offers an active nursing research program, the Frida Hill Beck Nursing Education endowment fund to support education and research, a Shared Leadership nursing council/committee structure, career advancement and development, as well as a nursing clinical ladder.

All of these benefits and more enable us to recruit and retain top nursing talent and achieve exceptionally low vacancy and turnover rates that fall well below state and national levels. What’s more, our reputation and location support opportunities for international exchange with nurses throughout the world, with highlights including recent exchanges with nurse leaders from Taiwan, Turkey, Ecuador, Puerto Rico, China, Chile and Italy.

So, come take a closer look at what Nicklaus Children's has to offer. Join our team! We're here for the children. You can be, too.

 

Jackie Gonzalez, DNP, ARNP, MBA, NEA-BC, FAAN   
Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer

Recent Nursing Opportunities

RN School Health Services (Full Time, Day shift)

Posted on: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 11:40:35 EST

Job Summary: Delivers routine nursing care and conducts nursing practice in traditional service delivery models and with the use of Telehealth/telemedicine technology including care coordination, and primary prevention interventions. Performs health screenings, plans, implements and documents the appropriate plan of care; reports patient’s conditions to healthcare team and families; and provides appropriate education to students and families. Works with the Florida Department of Health Schoo...

APRN - Pediatric ENT (Full Time/Days)

Posted on: Fri, 14 Feb 2020 07:48:40 EST

Job Summary In association with the attending MD, primarily responsible for the outpatient management of otolaryngology surgery patients and participates in their clinical care as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Directs and develops new ways of management and treatment for such patients in collaboration with other team members. Supports and upholds the mission, vision, values, guiding behaviors, patient bill of rights, and the Code of Business and Ethics Conduct.   #INDHP #CA-JB  

RN- DOH School Health Services (Per Diem / Pool, Day shift)

Posted on: Thu, 13 Feb 2020 08:54:05 EST

Job Summary: Delivers routine nursing care and conducts nursing practice in traditional service delivery models and with the use of Telehealth/telemedicine technology including care coordination, and primary prevention interventions. Performs health screenings, plans, implements and documents the appropriate plan of care; reports patient’s conditions to healthcare team and families; and provides appropriate education to students and families. Works with the Florida Department of Health Schoo...

RN- NICU (Full Time, Night shift)

Posted on: Thu, 13 Feb 2020 08:31:46 EST

Job Summary 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. Minimum Job Requirements - CPR: Healthcare Provider. - Must complete competency assessment tool upon 6 months of hire date for a Critical Care setting. - NRP certification required as per department within 1 year. - RN licensure...

Medical Assistant/LPN Coordinator - Endocrinology (Full Time/Days)

Posted on: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 17:31:21 EST

Job Summary Assists Physician(s) and staff with daily coordination of patient care. Performs routine clerical and clinical tasks to keep Physicians, Health Practitioners and office running smoothly. Assists in examination and treatment of patients, coordinating clinical care of patients under the direction of the Physician and/or Clinician. Minimum Job Requirements - Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program or Medical Assistant certification within 90 days of hire or LPN Lice...

Behavioral Health Tech (Full-Time, Day Shift)

Posted on: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 12:10:56 EST

Job Summary Responsible for providing patients with daily living activities. Maintains the environment to ensure the safety of staff, patients, families, and visitors.

Medical Assistant - Plastic Surgery (Full Time/Days)

Posted on: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 08:42:46 EST

Job Summary Assists in examination and treatment of patients, performing miscellaneous delegated duties under the direction of the physician and/or clinician. Responsible for various clinical and clerical duties. Minimum Job Requirements - CPR: Healthcare Provider - Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program or Medical Assistant certification required.

RN- Float Pool- ICU (Part Time, Night shift)

Posted on: Mon, 10 Feb 2020 14:32:13 EST

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 practices. Supports and upholds quality standards of a Magnet designated hospital and Patient Bill of Rights. Practices under the supervision of the Nursing Manager/Director. Provides compassionate and family centered care.

RN- Float- ICU (Per Diem / Pool, Day shift)

Posted on: Mon, 10 Feb 2020 14:28:03 EST

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 practices. Supports and upholds quality standards of a Magnet designated hospital and Patient Bill of Rights. Practices under the supervision of the Nursing Manager/Director. Provides compassionate and family centered care.

Care Assistant-Homestead Urgent Care Center (Part-Time w/Benefits; Evenings)

Posted on: Thu, 06 Feb 2020 16:12:01 EST

Job Summary Responsible for maintaining a clean, organized, safe patient environment and assists with patient care activities such as taking vital signs, feeding, bathing and daily living activities. Collaborates with the healthcare team and provides compassionate and empathic family-centered care for the patients and families.  Works under the supervision of a RN and in accordance with the hospital policies and procedures.

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