Los Alamos Medical Center
Los Alamos Medical Center is an outstanding place to work as we are committed to our quality initiatives and a culture of safety, are invested in the growth of our staff and thus support ongoing education, certifications and other ongoing learning, and extend numerous recognition programs to all of our staff. We focus on a family atmosphere and a collaborative and team-oriented practice model in nursing
This position provides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.
Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment
Documents patient care given.
Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family
Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation
Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs
Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.
Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient.
Associate's degree required. Bachelor's degree preferred.
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Current NM RN licensure or appropriate RN Compact Licensure
BLS and ACLS current upon hire.
ONS Certification must be obtained within six (6) months from hire or transfer into position
Newly graduated RNs must have current BLS upon hire, must obtain ACLS and ONS certification within six (6) months from hire
New hires will have ninety (90) days from date of hire to obtain American Heart Association certifications. Notwithstanding this "grace period" for obtaining American Heart Association certifications, employees are not excused from being current in any and all existing certifications that are required for their position as outlined in the position job description.LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
- Activities Of Daily Living (Ad Ls)
- Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (Acls)
- Basic Life Support
- Clinical Works
- Critical Thinking