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RN INPT III

Location
Edgewood, New Mexico
Salary
$8.00 Per Hour
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
5 Aug 2022
UNM Hospitals participates in the Clinical Advancement Program (CAP) and depending on your Nursing Education and National Certifications, you ll work towards one of five CAP levels that offer increasing compensation. You may earn up to $8.00 in addition to base pay.

Sign on Bonus and Relocation Reimbursement available!

Department: Med/Surg Subacute (4-E)
FTE: 0.90
Full Time (30 - 40 hours per week)
Shift: Days

Position Summary:
Work within the nursing process to provide direct nursing care to assigned patients. Provide clinical leadership for other staff and assume relief charge duties when designated. Serve as a role model to promote a positive work environment and quality patient care. Ensures adherence to Hospital and Departmental Policies and Procedures. Patient care assignment may include; Neonate, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric age groups.

Detailed responsibilities:
PATIENT CARE - Deliver safe direct care to an assigned group of patients as required
POLICIES - Work within Hospitals, Nursing division and departmental policies
CARE PLAN - Work in collaboration with the healthcare team, implement and document individualized care plans incorporating age specific considerations, including discharge planning and patient/family teaching
TESTS AND PROCEDURES - Assist with special tests and procedures, ensure proper consent has been obtained
PARTICIPATION - Participate in orientation; upon successful completion of preceptor training assume precepting and evaluation responsibilities of new personnel
EMERGENCY MEASURES - Assist with or institute emergency measures for sudden, adverse developments in patients
MEDICAL RECORDS - Ensure that patient medical records contain necessary information
INQUIRIES - Answer telephones and triage calls as per departmental policy
MEDICATION - Administer medication, including IV medication, via the Seven Rights; document and communicate clinical findings
ENVIRONMENT - Maintain a safe, comfortable, and therapeutic environment for patients/families in accordance with Hospitals standards
DEVELOPMENT - Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reading current literature, attending in-services, meetings and workshops
PATIENT SAFETY 1 - Follow patient safety-related policies, procedures and protocols
PATIENT SAFETY 2 - Demonstrate proactive approach to patient safety by seeking opportunities to improve patient safety through questioning of current policies and processes
PATIENT SAFETY 3 - Identify and report/correct environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at undue risk
PATIENT SAFETY 4 - Report potential or actual patient safety concerns, medical errors and/or near misses in a timely manner
PATIENT SAFETY 5 - Encourage patients to actively participate in their own care by asking questions and reporting treatment or situations that they don't understand or may "not seem right"

Qualifications
Education:
Essential:
Program Graduate
Nonessential:
Bachelor's Degree
Education specialization:
Essential:
Nationally Accredited Nursing Graduate
Nonessential:
Nursing

Experience:
Essential:
No minimum experience required

Nonessential:
Bilingual English/Spanish

Credentials:
Essential:
CPR for Healthcare/BLS Prov or Prof Rescuers w/in 30 days
RN in NM or as allowed by reciprocal agreement by NM
Nonessential:
Nationally Certified in area of specialty

Physical Conditions:
Heavy Work: Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects or people. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Medium Work.

Working conditions:
Essential:
Sig Hazard: Chemicals, Bio Hazardous Materials req PPE

Department: Registered Nurse

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Details

  • Job Reference: 678580490-2
  • Date Posted: 5 August 2022
  • Recruiter: University of New Mexico - Hospitals
  • Location: Edgewood, New Mexico
  • Salary: $8.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent