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Posted: Monday, August 2nd, 2021
JOB TITLE: Bioethics and Patient Rights Coordinator-RN, Bioethics Program-South Miami and Doctors Hospital, Full Time, 8 AM – 4:30 PM
DEADLINE: Open Until Filled
LOCATION: Baptist Health South Florida
South Miami, FL
TELEPHONE: (877) 824-5854

Baptist Health South Florida is once again one of the 2020 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For! This is the 20th time Baptist Health has been recognized on the list. We have also been recognized for being among the best healthcare providers in the nation by U.S. News & World Reports in its 2020-2021 Best Hospitals and have been honored as one of PEOPLE’s 2020 50 Companies that Care by PEOPLE magazine and Great Place to Work.

Baptist Health South Florida is the region’s largest not-for-profit healthcare organization with more than 23,000 employees working across 11 hospital campuses and more than 100 outpatient facilities throughout Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward, and Palm Beach counties. In 2016 we welcomed the newest weapon in the fight against cancer, the world-class Miami Cancer Institute and proton therapy center.

Everything we do at Baptist Health, we do to the best of our ability. That includes supporting our team with extensive training programs, millions of dollars in tuition assistance, comprehensive benefits and more. Working within our award-winning culture means getting the respect and support you need to do your best work ever. Find out why this is the best place to be your best!

Description: The Bioethics Coordinators are Advanced Clinical Nurses who are recognized within the specialty area, as well as system-wide, as being proficient in the delivery of complicated patient care. This is validated through the acquisition of national certification in the appropriate specialty area within three to five years. The Director of Bioethics and Palliative Care and Medical Director for Palliative Care & Bioethics will oversee the daily functions of the Bioethics and Patient Rights Coordinators in fulfillment of her/his job responsibilities as specified in this job description. The coordinators will have a matrix reporting relationship to the Patient Care Leadership Council. The coordinators will oversee ethics consultation service, ethics education programs, implementation of policies regarding patients’ rights and responsibilities, advance directives, and organ donation, for assigned entities/facilities. The coordinators serve as a role model and promote a professional image and encourage professional and personal growth of staff. Administratively, the Bioethics Coordinators are responsible for data collection and analysis, and reporting mechanisms and communication methodologies (across service lines) for assigned entities/facilities.


Qualifications: Bachelor of Science required; Master’s degree in Nursing preferred. Active Florida RN license required. At least three years of acute care experience. Education and experience in dealing with death and dying, grief, loss, bereavement and medical ethics. Excellent interpersonal skills, team building skills, collaboration, and negotiation skills. Familiarity in developing hospital policies.

BHSF is an EOE

JobID: – 114771

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