Registered Nurse – Rancho QC
** THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO CURRENT UMC EMPLOYEES ONLY **
As an academic medical center with a rich history of providing life-saving treatment in Southern Nevada, UMC serves as the anchor hospital of the Las Vegas Medical District, offering Nevada's highest level of care to promote successful medical outcomes for patients.
We are home to Nevada's ONLY Level I Trauma Center, Designated Pediatric Trauma Center, Burn Care Center, and Transplant Center. We are a Pathway Designated facility by ANCC, and we are on our journey to Magnet status.
Provides preventive care and/or treatment to patients in an outpatient or specialty clinic with a variety of conditions, illnesses, and/or injuries.
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and one (1) year of registered nurse or two (2) years of recent licensed practical nurse clinic or urgent care experience. Licensing/Certification Requirements:
Current License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Registered Nurse, American Heart Association Healthcare Provider (BLS)certification.
Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements
Preferred: (Recent, within the last 5 years, Experience with the following):
- Minimum One (1) year of recent Adult Care experience as a Registered Nursein an Emergency Room, Critical Care or Urgent Care Clinic/Setting;
- Experience administering the following tests or procedures: Stress test, Treadmill; EKG; Pulmonary function test (PFT), Audiology, and Blood draws;
- Critical thinking & Excellent communication skills;
- Bilingual (Spanish speaking) a plus
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements
Nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and coordination of patient care); anatomy and physiology; standards of care; disease process; medical equipment; patient care plan development; patient evaluation and assessment techniques; body mechanics used with ambulating, transferring and repositioning patients; how to use general office equipment including, but not limited to: facsimiles, copiers, telephones and computers; pharmacology and medication administration; Nurse Practice Act; department and hospital safety practice and procedures; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures.Skill in:
Implementing nursing process including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation; working with high risk or critically ill patients; performing invasive nursing procedures associated with area of specialty; developing and implementing education programs associated with specialty; organizing, prioritizing and delegating work; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, including stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time, and strength to examine and treat varied patients, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Closing Date/Time: 1/27/2023 5:00 PM Pacific