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Registered Nurse

Company: UMC Health System
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse (RN)- Medical Intermediate Critical Care Unit (7a-7p) *Up to a $10,000 sign-on bonus availableWe'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--.




Departmental Description

* The Medical ICCU is a state of the art 29-bed intermediate critical care inpatient unit that prides itself in providing patient centered family care to adolescent, adult, and geriatric patient populations. The mission of this unit will be to provide the utmost quality of care to patients that require a higher level of care but do not fit the care needs that an intensive care setting provides. Highlighting a care model that places focus on nurses delivering exceptional care and emphasizes a Primary Care Nursing model with nurse-to-patient ratios of 1:3-4. Nurses serving in this unit care for a diverse patient population including but not limited to neurological, medical, advanced pulmonary requiring CPAP, BiPAP, AVAPS, high-flow oxygen, or mechanical ventilation via tracheostomy, surgical, trauma, orthopedic, gastrointestinal, metabolic, continuous intermediate cardiac and hemodynamic monitoring, and patients requiring nursing interventions every 2 hours for (neuro checks, complex wound care, glucose monitoring, blood pressure, etc..); vital signs hourly for up to 4 hours. A multi-disciplinary approach to nursing care is utilized on the ICCU.

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.


* Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing
* Valid Texas RN License/Eligible Compact License
* Must maintain a current BLS & ACLS certification from American Heart


* BSN required or must be obtained within 3 years of hire
* PCCN Certification preferred but not required


* UMC Hospital Orientation & Nursing Orientation
* ANCC PTAP accredited Nurse Residency Program
* 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


* Cerner electronic documentation training

UMC's Vision, Mission 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

* 501 licensed beds
* Regions only Level I Trauma Center
* Regions only Magnet designated hospital
* DNV accredited
* Primary teaching hospital for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences

enter (TTUHSC)

* Ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in Texas by Texas Monthly


* Sign on bonus and relocation assistance available (if applicable)
* Educational Reimbursement for pursing BSN/MSN after 90 days of

employment (if applicable)

* Flexible scheduling
* Career Ladder Opportunities
* Specialty certification review course
* Specialty certification payment voucher
* No mandatory floating/overtime
* Mentor program

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.

Keywords: UMC Health System, Lubbock , Registered Nurse , Healthcare , Lubbock, Texas

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