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Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) - Home Care (Full-time)

Company: University Of New Mexico - Hospitals
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

UNM Hospitals participates in the Clinical Advancement Program (CAP) and depending on your Nursing Education and National Certifications, youll work towards one of five CAP levels that offer increasing compensation. Adult IP Admission Unit Full Time Shift: Days Work under the general nursing process while using independent judgment to assign nurses, technicians and nursing care to assigned patients. Designate shift and schedule assignments, call in staff, send staff home and monitor attendance. Provide clinical leadership for nursing and technician staff. Ensure adequate staff to meet patient census. Supervise staff and patient care delivery on designated shift, and serve as a clinical resource for staff. Serve as a role model to promote a positive work environment and quality patient care. Ensure adherence to Hospitals and departmental policies and procedures. Patient care assignment may include neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups. STRATEGIC INITIATIVE - Active participation in nursing strategic initiatives such as quality improvement and monitoring, TJC compliance, Magnet Recognition, recruitment and retention of staff and patient and employee satisfaction * INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT - Using independent judgment assign nursing personnel and staff to specific patients * ASSIGNMENT - Designate shift and schedule assignments; assign duties in accordance with the plan of care, patient needs, and within the scope of staff qualifications and licensure/certification/registry * ACCOUNTABILITY - Supervise and direct staff providing patient care; accountable for care provided to patients on assigned shift * ensure implementation of and compliance with standards, objectives, and operating policies and procedures; LIAISON - Act as liaison as necessary between physicians, staff, patients, families, and other departments to promote and facilitate communication, problem solving, decision-making, crisis intervention, resource utilization, and conflict management * SUPERVISION - Develop efficient organizational structure, supervise employees - select, terminate, train, educate, correct deficiencies, perform appraisals, issue discipline, counsel, schedule work assignments; encourage staff teamwork and growth initiatives * demonstrate the UNMH Standards of Performance * DELEGATION - Delegate and monitor completion of duties according to departmental and Hospitals policies * PATIENT CARE - Deliver safe direct care to an assigned group of patients as required * PATIENT CARE - Ensure patient care is delivered in accordance with quality standards; ensure documentation of patient care activities * 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 * upon successful completion of preceptor training assume precepting and evaluation responsibilities of new personnel * MEDICAL RECORDS - Ensure that patient medical records contain necessary information * INQUIRIES - Answer telephones and triage calls as per departmental policy * document and communicate clinical findings * 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' Program Graduate Bachelor's Degree Nationally Accredited Nursing Graduate Nursing Bilingual English/Keres, Tewa, Tiwa, Towa, Zuni, or Navajo CPR for Healthcare/BLS Prov or Prof Rescuers w/in 30 days * Chemicals, Bio Hazardous Materials req PPE * Subject to an annual contract and performance appraisalby Jobble

Keywords: University Of New Mexico - Hospitals, Albuquerque , Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) - Home Care (Full-time), Healthcare , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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