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SUPV RN INPT

Company: University of New Mexico - Hospitals
Location: Algodones
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Department: Psychiatric Emergency Services
FTE: 1.00
Full Time (30 - 40 hours per week)
Shift: Nights

Sign on Bonus and Relocation Reimbursement for External Candidates.

The Clinical Advancement Program (CAP) is additional pay to recognize Nursing Education and National Certifications and can add to pay.

Position Summary:
Work under the general nursing process while using independent judgment to assign nurses, technicians and nursing care to assigned patients. Designate shift and schedule assignments, call in staff, send staff home and monitor attendance. Provide clinical leadership for nursing and technician staff. Ensure adequate staff to meet patient census. Supervise staff and patient care delivery on designated shift, and serve as a clinical resource for staff. Serve as a role model to promote a positive work environment and quality patient care. Ensure adherence to Hospitals and departmental policies and procedures. Patient care assignment may include neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups.

Detailed responsibilities:
STRATEGIC INITIATIVE - Active participation in nursing strategic initiatives such as quality improvement and monitoring, TJC compliance, Magnet Recognition, recruitment and retention of staff and patient and employee satisfaction
SHARED GOVERNANCE - Support and implement the UNMH shared governance model
INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT - Using independent judgment assign nursing personnel and staff to specific patients
ASSIGNMENT - Designate shift and schedule assignments; assign duties in accordance with the plan of care, patient needs, and within the scope of staff qualifications and licensure/certification/registry
ACCOUNTABILITY - Supervise and direct staff providing patient care; accountable for care provided to patients on assigned shift
STANDARDS - Monitor compliance with specific objectives; ensure implementation of and compliance with standards, objectives, and operating policies and procedures; follow up with Director on any concerns
LIAISON - Act as liaison as necessary between physicians, staff, patients, families, and other departments to promote and facilitate communication, problem solving, decision-making, crisis intervention, resource utilization, and conflict management
SUPERVISION - Develop efficient organizational structure, supervise employees - select, terminate, train, educate, correct deficiencies, perform appraisals, issue discipline, counsel, schedule work assignments; encourage staff teamwork and growth initiatives

ROLE MODEL - Act as a clinical resource and role model for department personnel; demonstrate the UNMH Standards of Performance
DELEGATION - Delegate and monitor completion of duties according to departmental and Hospitals policies
PATIENT CARE - Deliver safe direct care to an assigned group of patients as required
PATIENT CARE - Ensure patient care is delivered in accordance with quality standards; ensure documentation of patient care activities
POLICIES - Work within Hospitals, Nursing division and departmental policies
CARE PLAN - Work in collaboration with the healthcare team, implement and document individualized care plans incorporating age specific considerations, including discharge planning and patient/family teaching
TESTS AND PROCEDURES - Assist with special tests and procedures, ensure proper consent has been obtained
PARTICIPATION - Participate in orientation; upon successful completion of preceptor training assume precepting and evaluation responsibilities of new personnel
EMERGENCY MEASURES - Assist with or institute emergency measures for sudden, adverse developments in patients
MEDICAL RECORDS - Ensure that patient medical records contain necessary information
INQUIRIES - Answer telephones and triage calls as per departmental policy
MEDICATION - Administer medication, including IV medication, via the Seven Rights; document and communicate clinical findings
ENVIRONMENT - Maintain a safe, comfortable, and therapeutic environment for patients/families in accordance with Hospitals standards
DEVELOPMENT - Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reading current literature, attending in-services, meetings and workshops
PATIENT SAFETY 1 - Follow patient safety-related policies, procedures and protocols
PATIENT SAFETY 2 - Demonstrate proactive approach to patient safety by seeking opportunities to improve patient safety through questioning of current policies and processes
PATIENT SAFETY 3 - Identify and report/correct environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at undue risk
PATIENT SAFETY 4 - Report potential or actual patient safety concerns, medical errors and/or near misses in a timely manner
PATIENT SAFETY 5 - Encourage patients to actively participate in their own care by asking questions and reporting treatment or situations that they don't understand or may "not seem right"

Qualifications
Education:
Essential:
Program Graduate
Nonessential:
Bachelor's Degree
Education specialization:
Essential:
Nationally Accredited Nursing Graduate
Nonessential:
Nursing

Experience:
Essential:
2 years directly related experience

Nonessential:
Bilingual English/Keres, Tewa, Tiwa, Towa, Zuni, or Navajo

Credentials:
Essential:
CPR for Healthcare/BLS Prov or Prof Rescuers w/in 30 days
RN in NM or as allowed by reciprocal agreement by NM
Nonessential:
Nationally Certified in area of specialty

Physical Conditions:
Heavy Work: Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects or people. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Medium Work.

Working conditions:
Essential:
Sig Hazard: Chemicals, Bio Hazardous Materials req PPE

Department: Registered Nurse

Keywords: University of New Mexico - Hospitals, Rio Rancho , SUPV RN INPT, Healthcare , Algodones, New Mexico

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