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Registered Nurse - (RN) Medical ICU (Weekend Nights)

Company: University of New Mexico - Hospitals
Location: Edgewood
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

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. Sign-on Bonus and Relocation Reimbursement available!
Operating Room
Full Time
Shift: Days

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. Ensure adherence to Hospitals and departmental policies and procedures. Patient care assignment may include Neonate, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric age groups.

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
* 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

Keywords: University of New Mexico - Hospitals, Albuquerque , Registered Nurse - (RN) Medical ICU (Weekend Nights), Healthcare , Edgewood, New Mexico

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