Registered Nurse, Covid19, Medicine / Student Health Admin & Clinic, Per Diem

at University of Miami
Published August 19, 2022
Location Coral Gables, FL
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


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Transforming Lives

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 impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

Shift: (Part time, days, variable shifts, depends on availability)

Work Location: Lennar Foundtion Medical Center, Coral Gables, FL

The Medicine Department has opportunities for Covid19 Registered Nurses (RN). The RN:

  • The COVID RN is responsible for clinical assessment and nursing care for students with confirmed or possible exposure to COVID.

  • Responsibilities include notifying students of test results, assist COVID APRN with student monitoring, answering COVID phone calls and emails from students, and entering/updating COVID cases within Salesforce.

  • The successful candidate will be able to create and maintain an environment of patient-focused care, anticipating and appropriately responding to student needs and ensuring that the students overall experience meets or exceeds standards of medical care.

  • The COVID RN reports to the COVID APRN Lead and Student Health Medical Director.

  • The COVID RN may also assist at the Student Health Clinic as needed.

  • Maintain current knowledge of CDC COVID guidelines and University COVID policies.

  • Monitor student COVID test results and call all positive students to inform them of their result and initiate their isolation.

  • Coordinate with UM Housing to arrange for isolation/quarantine rooms for residential students.

  • Monitor the COVID Mailbox in Salesforce for student and parent emails.

  • Answer the COVID line to assist students and parents as needed.

  • Call all close contacts identified by UTrace to initiate quarantine.

  • Contact all students who report symptoms on their daily Symptom Checker to assess whether they need to schedule an appointment with a Student Health provider.

  • Coordinate with COVID APRN Lead on issues/concerns with students or parents and inform Medical Director as needed.

  • Enter all COVID cases into Salesforce for monitoring and follow-up.

  • Call all students at the end of their isolation/quarantine period to determine if they meet the guidelines to return to campus.

  • Follow-up with students whose COVID test results are inconclusive/invalid and schedules the student for a second test.

  • Weekly rotations at the Student Health COVID Testing Site for on-site student support as needed.

  • Participate in staff meetings as needed.

  • Works at the Student Health Clinic as needed.

  • Monitor EMR triage/appointment screen and prioritize patient intake according to visit reasons, available staff and established provider to maintain overall patient flow.

  • Triage patients including patient verification, visit reason, recording vital signs and reviewing immunization compliance.

  • Work with other triage staff to perform clinical support services including EKG, vision screening, ear lavage, wound care, glucose monitoring, nebulizer treatments, spirometry, pulse oximetry, IV insertion and oxygen administration.

  • Respond to and assist with urgencies and emergencies, seeking assistance from medical providers and other as appropriate

  • Administer injections including immunizations, allergy injections, medications and PPD testing.

  • Assist medical providers during procedures including suture and removal, I&D and gynecologic examinations

  • Participates in patient education and campus outreach programs including seasonal flu and medical student PPD campaigns.

  • Assist with qualify review initiatives including follow-up of abnormal pap and others testing, follow-up of on-call answering service encounters, ER referrals and SACC reports.

  • Performs CLIA waived testing (strep, flu, urine) during off peak times

  • Responsible for daily inspections of crash cart and AED machine.

  • Responsible for adhering to all quality assurance and infection control guidelines including the Universitys Environmental Health and Safety, Infection Control, OSHA and Joint Commission policies and procedures.

  • Other duties as assigned including hurricane duty and other after hours or weekend activities emergencies.

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.



Bachelor of Science in nursing

Certification and Licensing:

Registered Nurse License; Basic Life Support Certification (BLS)


3 years related experience in a medical setting

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.

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