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Registered Nurse (RN) Relief Charge Nurse -Acute Care Geriatric Trauma/Supportive Care - Geriatrics

Company: UMC Health System
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Registered Nurse (RN) Relief Charge Nurse -Acute Care Geriatric Trauma/Supportive CareWe'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 Relief Charge Nurse

Geriatric Trauma/Supportive Care

Departmental Description:

GTSCU is a 29 bed Medical/Surgical unit. We have two primary focuses on GTSCU; one on the Geriatric Trauma patient age 60 years or older who has sustained a trauma and the other on the palliative care patient; our goal is to provide relief of suffering that may occur at many points during a disease process. Patients assigned to GTSCU are received primarily from the Emergency Center and ICU's. GTSCU was developed as a result of Best Practice and Research that indicates that a shorter length of stay decreases morbidity and mortality in the elderly hospitalized patient that sustained a trauma. GTSCU also serves a quiet and peaceful environment for patients and families as we care for their loved one who may be at the end of life. The nursing staff on GTSCU are trained to care for patients at the end of life as well as those who will be discharged home or to other facilities.

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

Med-surg certification preferred and encouraged

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 System, Lubbock , Registered Nurse (RN) Relief Charge Nurse -Acute Care Geriatric Trauma/Supportive Care - Geriatrics, Healthcare , Lubbock, Texas

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