Summary:Responsible for utilizing the nursing process to provide direct patient care to an assigned group of patients during a shift. Responsible for prioritizing the delivery of direct nursing care using time and resources efficiently integrating a standards-based framework model
Type of Opportunity: Full Time FTE: 0.900000 Exempt: No Work Schedule: Varied Days and Hours
Sign-on Bonus: Up to $21,000 based on experience - paid out within 30 days of hire.
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Licensure: State of New Mexico or Compact State Nursing License required Education:Essential:* Associate Degree Credentials:Essential:* Registered Nurse
* BLS certification required within 90 days of hire
* Provides direct patient care by assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, and documenting individual patient needs, actions taken and patient responses.*Coordinates patients care through collaboration with the patient/family and healthcare team.*Performs assessments as per unit standards and documents on appropriate data base/assessment flow sheet.*Initiates, utilizes and documents appropriate protocols and standards of care.*Administers medication and treatments as prescribed by physician, or standard protocols and documents according to policy.*Identifies and meets patient and family learning and discharge needs on admission and throughout episode of care.*Evaluates patient progression toward outcomes per unit standards and documents through EOSS etc.*Performs competently in emergency situations. *Delegates or assigns aspects of patient care to healthcare team members commensurate with their validated competency to perform the task.*Assumes responsibility for the clinical supervision of LPNs and non-licensed assistive personnel.*Provides leadership through communication about and validation of patient care.*Assists with various procedures, treatments, surgical techniques or assigns to other healthcare team members as appropriate.*Completes patient population/age-specific/procedure and protocol education and competency testing per unit standards.*Demonstrates competency in required psychomotor skills.*Assists in orientation of new staff or students, and serve as a resource person and professional role model.*Assumes professional responsibility for current nursing structure and clinical standards of care.*Incorporates PHS mission (VVPS) in care-giving activities.*Supports DON philosophies of shared governance and models of care delivery.*Assumes other leadership roles (i.e. relief charge nurse) as required by the department.*Meets professional requirements as follows:* A. In-service requirements:* 1. Age-specific training (care giving, treatment, assessments specific to the age of populations served).* 2. Mandatory yearly inservice to include BLS, safety training, bloodborne pathogen/infection/TB training.* B. Performance Standards:* 1. Participates in unit/department governance.* 2. Adheres to PHS dress code for professionals, including display of ID badge.* 3. Documents own continuing education.* 4. Maintains positive communication and relationships with patients, peers and other healthcare team members.* 5. Participates in quality improvement activities.* 6. Maintains a punctual and reliable attendance record.* 7. Completes mandatory inservices, competencies and licensure requirements on time.* 8. Adheres to safety and equipment policies.*Performs other functions as required.
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Why work at Presbyterian?
As an organization, we are committed to improving the health of our communities. From hosting growers' markets to partnering with local communities, Presbyterian is taking active steps to improve the health of New Mexicans. For our employees, we offer a robust wellness program, including free access to our on-site and community-based gyms, nutrition coaching and classes, wellness challenges and more.
Presbyterian's story is really the story of the remarkable people who choose to work here. The hard work of our physicians, nurses, employees, board members and volunteers grew Presbyterian from a tiny tuberculosis sanatorium to a statewide healthcare system that serves more than 875,000 New Mexicans.
About Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Presbyterian Healthcare Services exists to improve the health of patients, members and the communities we serve. We are a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of nine hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, we are the state's largest private employer with nearly 14,000 employees - including more than 1,600 providers and nearly 4,700 nurses.
Our health plan serves more than 580,000 members statewide and offers Medicare Advantage, Medicaid (Centennial Care) and Commercial health plans.
About Our Regional Delivery System
Presbyterian's Regional Delivery System is a network of six hospitals and medical centers throughout rural New Mexico including locations in Clovis, Espanola, Ruidoso, Santa Fe, Socorro and Tucumcari. Our regional facilities are home to more than 1,600 clinical and non-clinical employees who help make Presbyterian the state's largest private employer with nearly 14,000 statewide employees. With a variety of services ranging from general surgery to pediatrics to heart and cancer care, our regional employees are proud to provide close-to-home care for their communities.
We are part of New Mexico's history - and committed to its future. That is why we will continue to work just as hard and care just as deeply to serve New Mexico for years to come.
About New Mexico
New Mexico continues to grow steadily in population and features a low cost-of living.
Varied landscapes bring filmmakers here from around the world to capture a slice of the natural beauty New Mexicans enjoy every day. Our landscapes are as diverse as our culture - from mountains, forests, canyons, and lakes, to caverns, hot springs and sand dunes.
New Mexico offers endless recreational opportunities to explore and enjoy an active lifestyle. Venture off the beaten path, challenge your body in the elements, or open yourself up to the expansive sky. From hiking, golfing and biking to skiing, snowboarding and boating, it's all available among our beautiful wonders of the west.
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