Registered Nurse-Medical Intensive Care Unit

  • University Medical Center
  • 602 Indiana Avenue Lubbock Texas 79415 United States
  • Posted: Apr 16, 2019
Full-time Nursing

Job Description

Registered Nurse –Medical ICU

 ** Completion Bonus Available for Qualified Applicants

Shift – Schedule:  FT Nights 7P-7A

Departmental Description:  Offers the opportunity to explore a wide array of pathophysiology.  The patient population includes patients with multi-system organ failure, respiratory failure, diabetic emergencies, drug overdoses, autoimmune crisis, and many other critically ill patients. The medical ICU consists of 32 beds with an emphasis on teamwork. The usage of evidence based practice is prominent within this unit as they strive to incorporate the most innovative and patient safe environment. AACN healthy work environment initiatives are incorporated as well within this unit to ensure all six standards are met to achieve authentic leadership, skilled and effective communication, true collaboration, effective decision making, appropriate staffing, and meaningful recognition.

Responsibilities

  • Must maintain a current CPR certification from American Heart Association
  • Provides professional nursing care to patients and provides supervision and guidance to the members of the nursing staff.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.

Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing
  • Valid Texas RN License/Eligible Compact License
  • Experienced RN

Orientation

  • UMC Hospital Orientation
  • Unit specific orientation
  • Galen E-learning Curriculum Modules / Online Nursing Competency Validation
  • Electronic Documentation

Incentives

  • Competitive benefits package
  • Flexible scheduling
  • No mandatory floating/overtime
  • Nurse to patient ratio:1:2
  • Educational Reimbursement for pursing BSN/MSN after 90 days of employment
  • Sign on Bonus available (if applicable)
  • Relocation assistance available (if applicable)

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

  • 501 licensed beds
  • Regions only Magnet designated Hospital
  • Regions only Level I Trauma Center
  • Regions only Level I Burn Center
  • 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

 

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.