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UNM Hospitals APRN LIFEGUARD TRANSPORT TEAM CASUAL POOL in Albuquerque, New Mexico

APRN LIFEGUARD TRANSPORT TEAM CASUAL POOL

Are you ready to take on an expanded nursing role in a variety of clinics and inpatient settings? Can you see yourself making a difference in patient care for Adult and Pediatric populations? Now is the time to explore Advanced Practice opportunities with UNMH! Join a recognized leader in patient care. Apply today!

  • Full-Time, Day and Night Shifts

  • Level: Mid

Culture

  • At UNMH, you’ll find a world-classcare environment that will bring out the best in you. Here, wetreat everyone with respect. We listen to our patients, anticipatetheir needs and make everyone feel welcome.

  • Since we work at a teaching hospital,we keep our skills fresh, learn from mistakes, are thorough andaccurate, and open to change. We’re also able to think about thebig picture without losing sight of the smallest detail.

  • Working together, we collaborate andencourage each other, but can also work with autonomy. We shareideas, welcome feedback, and value the diversity of our teams.

  • While you build your career withUNMH, we’ll help you excel with ample training and learningopportunities. After all, you’re helping care for people throughoutour community, our state, and our region.

Success Profile

What makes a successful Advanced Practice Nurse at UNMH? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Compassionate

  • Deadline-oriented

  • Focused

  • Quick-thinkingl

  • Positive

  • Team player

Employee Quotes

As a travel nurse, I've worked in more than 20 hospitals. The teamwork and care here exceeds anything I've ever seen.Chris

Employee Quotes

It's intense here, for sure. But it's so rewarding. The population that UNMH serves is where I like to work, people that wouldn't necessarily get care elsewhere.Emjae

Employee Quotes

UNMH offers so many resources. Nurses, doctors, techs, they all want to teach you something. It's the right place for me.Chrissy

Employee Quotes

Some of the technology we have here, only a handful of hospitals in the country have it. And we're taking it two or three steps further than anywhere else.Nick

Employee Quotes

I feel like we get more people back on the right path than any other place I've been. I think it's because everyone here really cares, from the techs to housekeeping, everywhere.Danielle

Employee Quotes

I wanted to stay in a teaching institution. The good thing about nursing here is you can always change your role and change what you do.Sarah

Benefits of Employment

Medical, Dental (Free for full-time) Vision, Healthcare FSA, Dependent Care FSA

5.5% UNMH contribution after 1 year

56 hours Educational leave; CME allowance

Holidays and Sick Days

Life and Disability Insurance

Relocation Reimbursement

Nursing Mother Rooms, Cafeteria

Close to Public Transportation, Restaurants, and Entertainment

Responsibilities

Job ID 14460424 Category Registered Nurse, Advanced Practice Department Inpatient Adv Practice Prov Location Albuquerque, NM Date posted 11/24/2018Position Summary:

Casual pool position for experienced Neonatal and Pediatric Advanced Practice Providers for Lifeguard transport team. Will take call and participate in transports by air and ground of neonatal and pediatric patients.

Function in an inpatient / urgent care area of advance practice in the role of practitioner, mentor, consultant, educator, researcher and manager. Establish goals and priorities in accordance with patient and staff needs and organizational objectives. Ensure adherence to Hospitals and departmental policies and procedures. Patient care assignment may include neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups.Accountability:

  • PATIENT CARE - Assess, diagnose and develop treatment plans; implement treatment, follow-up and evaluate patient within the scope of practice protocols as outlined by state statute

  • PATIENT CARE - Perform patient history and physical exams as needed for procedures or admissions; document findings noting pertinent normal and abnormal findings

  • PATIENT CARE - Complete admitting orders, daily rounds and orders, consultations with nurses, specialist and ancillary staff, discharge summary, transfers, medication management and other orders as required for the management of patient care

  • PATIENT CARE - Perform invasive and non-invasive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures

  • PATIENT CARE - Order and interpret appropriate diagnostic procedures and tests. Explain the necessity of preparation, nature, and anticipated effects of procedures to patient and patient’s family

  • PATIENT CARE - Evaluate and revise intervention care/treatment plan with patient and family as necessary to achieve improved health

  • PATIENT CARE - Provide education for patients and/or families about preventative care, medical issues and use of the prescribed medical treatment

  • DOCUMENTATION - Provide accurate documentation of patient care, document orders, directives, procedures and patient responses in the medical record and communicate them to other members of the health care team; maintain accurate, legible and confidential records

  • PATIENT CARE - Work as a team member with medical/nursing staff to provide comprehensive care and promote continuity of care

  • EDUCATION - Guide, teach, support and serve as a clinical resource nursing and medical staff

  • TRAINING - Act as a role model for advanced practice professions, precept nurses, other advanced practice nurses and physician assistant students

  • ROLE MODEL - Act as a role model through conduct, appearance, communication, mutual respect, leadership, ethical decision-making, critical thinking, and problem solving skills

  • RESEARCH - Support research by conducting or participating in research studies; incorporate findings in clinical practice

  • 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"

Education Requirements:

  • Advanced Practice Nursing accredited program graduate

Experience Requirements:

  • 1 year directly related experience

Licensure/Certification Requirements:

  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Licensed by the New Mexico Board of Nursing

  • Prescriptive Authority from the State of New Mexico

  • Federal DEA Certification

  • Pediatric Nursing Certification as applicable

  • ACLS or PALS (as applicable) within 30 days of hire

  • CPR Certification for Healthcare/BLS Providers or for Professional Rescuers or must obtain within 30 calendar days of date of position

Experience Requirements - Preferred:

  • Specialization in applicable area

  • Bilingual English/Spanish

  • Bilingual English/Keres, Tewa, Tiwa, Towa, Zuni, or Navajo

  • 3 years directly related experience

Physical Demands Requirements:

  • Medium Work: Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.

Testing Requirements:

  • Tuberculin Skin Test required annually

Working Conditions Requirements:

  • Sig Hazard: Chemicals, bio hazardous materials requiring extensive safety precautions and may require protective equipment

  • Subject to UNM credentialing; must maintain credentials

IT IS THE POLICY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO HOSPITALS TO PROHIBIT UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATION AND PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ANCESTRY, RELIGION, AGE, PREGNANCY, VETERAN STATUS, SPOUSAL AFFILIATION, GENETIC INFORMATION, PHYSICAL OR MENTAL DISABILITY OR MEDICAL CONDITION.

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