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Registered Nurse-MedSurg Observation

Company: UMC Health System
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: September 16, 2020

Job Description:

UMC#s Mission, Vision and Standards Include: Vision Statement: To Serve Our Patients in the Best Teaching Hospital in the Country Mission Statement: Service is our passion. We serve by providing safe, high quality care to all, achieving excellent financial performance, and training tomorrow#s healthcare professionals. Standards of Excellence: Attitude, Communication, Responsiveness, Compassion, Teamwork, Ownership, Safety and Respect About UMC Regions first Magnet designated Hospital 501 licensed beds Regions only Level I Trauma Center Regions only BICU DNV accredited Primary teaching hospital for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in Texas by Texas Monthly # # Departmental Description 5 West Observation Unit (5W OBS) is a designated, 34-bed medical unit where adult patients in need of additional monitoring, diagnostic evaluation, and/or treatment may be monitored while a clinical decision is being made whether to admit the patient for hospitalization or discharge the patient home. 5W OBS is fast-paced with a goal length of stay 48 hours or less. Our employees possess good time management skills, excellent communication skills, ability to think critically think, and a passion for a short-stay fast-paced environment. The nurse will have an essential role in coordinating care with physicians, other team members, patients, and families. The unit is focused on continuously improving processes to improve patient care and patient flow. 5W OBS is very team orientated and delivers quality nursing care to every patient that seeks our expertise.# # Job Summary: Registered professional nurse who assesses, implements or delegates, plans, and evaluates total nursing care and functions in accordance with established philosophy, providing and directing patient care for a group of patients. Relates effectively with other shifts/departments for optimal continuity of care. # Qualifications Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing Valid Texas RN License/Eligible Compact License Must maintain a current BLS certification from American Heart Association BSN required or must be obtained within 3 years of hire Med-surg certification preferred and encouraged Orientation UMC Hospital Orientation # Nursing Orientation Unit specific orientation to be determined by the hiring department Orientation length is individually based and will be determined by Director Galen E-learning Curriculum Modules / Online Nursing Competency Validation Cerner electronic documentation training # # #Incentives Sign on bonus and relocation assistance available (if applicable) Educational Reimbursement for pursing BSN/MSN after 90 days of employment (if applicable) Mentor program # Benefits Health Insurance with Low Deductibles, Low Premiums, and Comprehensive Coverage Dental and Vision# Paid Time Off (Sell Back Option of Unused PTO over 80 hours Twice a Year) 403b Retirement with up to 8% match with tenure Free Life Insurance Tax Saving Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and/or Dependent Care # We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.#UMC's Mission, Vision and Standards Include:Vision Statement: To Serve Our Patients in the Best Teaching Hospital in the CountryMission Statement: Service is our passion. We serve by providing safe, high quality care to all, achieving excellent financial performance, and training tomorrow's healthcare professionals.Standards of Excellence: Attitude, Communication, Responsiveness, Compassion, Teamwork, Ownership, Safety and RespectAbout UMC* Regions first Magnet designated Hospital* 501 licensed beds* Regions only Level I Trauma Center* Regions only BICU* DNV accredited* Primary teaching hospital for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC)* Ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in Texas by Texas MonthlyDepartmental Description* 5 West Observation Unit (5W OBS) is a designated, 34-bed medical unit where adult patients in need of additional monitoring, diagnostic evaluation, and/or treatment may be monitored while a clinical decision is being made whether to admit the patient for hospitalization or discharge the patient home. 5W OBS is fast-paced with a goal length of stay 48 hours or less. Our employees possess good time management skills, excellent communication skills, ability to think critically think, and a passion for a short-stay fast-paced environment. The nurse will have an essential role in coordinating care with physicians, other team members, patients, and families. The unit is focused on continuously improving processes to improve patient care and patient flow. 5W OBS is very team orientated and delivers quality nursing care to every patient that seeks our expertise.Job Summary:* Registered professional nurse who assesses, implements or delegates, plans, and evaluates total nursing care and functions in accordance with established philosophy, providing and directing patient care for a group of patients. Relates effectively with other shifts/departments for optimal continuity of care.Qualifications* Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing* Valid Texas RN License/Eligible Compact License* Must maintain a current BLS certification from American Heart Association* BSN required or must be obtained within 3 years of hire* Med-surg certification preferred and encouragedOrientation* UMC Hospital Orientation & Nursing Orientation* Unit specific orientation to be determined by the hiring department* Orientation length is individually based and will be determined by Director* Galen E-learning Curriculum Modules / Online Nursing Competency Validation* Cerner electronic documentation trainingIncentives* Sign on bonus and relocation assistance available (if applicable)* Educational Reimbursement for pursing BSN/MSN after 90 days of employment (if applicable)* Mentor programBenefits* Health Insurance with Low Deductibles, Low Premiums, and Comprehensive Coverage* Dental and Vision* Paid Time Off (Sell Back Option of Unused PTO over 80 hours Twice a Year)* 403b Retirement with up to 8% match with tenure* Free Life Insurance* Tax Saving Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and/or Dependent CareWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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