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Registered Nurse (RN)- Assistant Director Nursing Emergency Center

Company: UMC Health Systems
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

We've learned that what is best for patients is also best for employees. Learn more about why we are one of the Best Companies to Work for in Texas . RN Assistant Director Emergency Center
Full Time
M-F 8-5 plus call as-needed

The Emergency Center is a level 1 trauma center 64 bed unit which includes a 7 bed pediatric emergency area. The Emergency Center provides a unique opportunity to experience a variety of patient situations including care of trauma, cardiac, stroke, pediatric, and burn patients. While in the Emergency Center you will orient to all areas of the Emergency Center.
Triage: Triage training will offer you the best view of how the emergency center flows. As a triage nurse you are the decision maker for each patient that is waiting to be seen. You are instructed on the ESI 5 tier index triage system and will begin using this in making decisions on how sick a patient may be and if it is safe for them to wait or not. This again is the most important part of your orientation, because it will carry over into your patient care as a primary nurse to all patients in the Emergency Center. As an experienced nurse, you may have previously used this system and therefore, you will adapt to how this Emergency Center utilizes ESI

Registered professional nurse who supports the director in the operation of nursing unit. Assist in ensuring employee satisfaction, patient satisfaction, quality patient care, competent, responsible management and cost-efficient utilization of unit resources. Relates effectively with other departments for optimal continuity of care. Has a working knowledge of organizational and nursing policies


-Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing
-Valid Texas RN License/Eligible Compact License
-Must maintain a current BLS & ACLS & PALS certification from American
Heart Association
-MSN required
-At least 4 years of RN experience required
-At least 2 years in Emergency Center or relevant experience required
-Previous leadership/management experience preferred
-TNCC preferred
UMC Health System provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Request for accommodations in the hire process should be directed to UMC Human Resources.

Keywords: UMC Health Systems, Lubbock , Registered Nurse (RN)- Assistant Director Nursing Emergency Center, Executive , Lubbock, Texas

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