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RN Medical/Surgical PRN

Los Alamos, New Mexico

Req ID 7435-2303 Post Date Nov. 15, 2023 CategoryRegistered Nurse FacilityLos Alamos Medical Center
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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


Minimum Education:

Associate's degree or Bachelor's degree in Nursing required.

Required Skills:

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.

Certifications:

Basic Life Support (BLS) current upon hire. Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)/ENPC must be obtained within six months from hire or transfer into position. Newly graduated RNs are under the same requirements. 

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.

Licenses:

Current NM RN license or appropriate RN compact licensure. 


Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran
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