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Float Pool Registered Nurse

Company: University of New Mexico
Location: Estancia
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Department: Inpatient Float Pool FTE: 0.05 Schedule: Casual Pool (as needed) Shift: Rotating Position Summary:

  • Provide direct nursing care to assigned patients consistent with clinical specialty.
  • Promote a positive work environment and quality patient care.
  • Ensure adherence to hospital policies and procedures.
  • Minimum work requirement of four shifts per schedule, including two weekend shifts per schedule and one summer and one winter holiday.
  • Patient care assignment may include Neonate, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric age groups. Detailed Responsibilities:
    • Deliver safe direct care to an assigned group of patients as required.
    • Work within hospital, nursing division and departmental policies.
    • Implement and document individualized care plans incorporating age specific considerations.
    • Assist with special tests and procedures, ensure proper consent has been obtained.
    • Participate in orientation and preceptor training.
    • Assist with or institute emergency measures for sudden, adverse developments in patients.
    • Ensure that patient medical records contain necessary information.
    • Answer telephones and triage calls as per departmental policy.
    • Administer medication, including IV medication, via the Seven Rights; document and communicate clinical findings.
    • Maintain a safe, comfortable, and therapeutic environment for patients/families in accordance with hospital standards.
    • Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs.
    • Follow patient safety-related policies, procedures and protocols.
    • Identify and report/correct environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at undue risk.
    • 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.
    • Adhere to and promote the expectations of the Patient Centered Medical Home or Patient Centered Specialty Practice as applicable. Qualifications:
      • Program Graduate from a nationally accredited nursing program.
      • 1 year of directly related experience.
      • Current RN licensure in NM or as allowed by reciprocal agreement by NM.
      • CPR for Healthcare/BLS within 30 days of hire. Physical Requirements:
        • 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.
        • Work may involve chemicals and biohazardous materials for which appropriate personal protective equipment will be provided.

Keywords: University of New Mexico, Albuquerque , Float Pool Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Estancia, New Mexico

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