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Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - Trauma

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University Medical Center Of Southern Nevada Las Vegas , NV 89101

Posted 4 weeks ago

This position may close without notice once a sufficient number of qualified applications are received.

Position Summary:
Assess, diagnose and treat patients.
Duties include obtaining patient's health history, performing physical exam, prescribing laboratory tests and medication, providing patient and family education and providing technical expertise to other nurses.
Incumbents in this class work independently under the general direction of a physician pursuant to state statute.
Job Requirement Education/Experience: Master's or Doctorate Degree in nursing from an accredited APRN program and two years of related clinical experience in nursing.

Current License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN). Nevada State Board of Pharmacy License to prescribe medications; DEA Controlled Substance Registration Certificate.
Must meet criteria for credentialing by the UMC Medical Staff.
Basic Life support (BLS) certification.
May require one or more Certifications in the Specialty Area assigned based on the patient population.
Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements Previous recent experience in performing these tasks: Assist in seeing assigned patients for daily rounds in critical and acute care, which will allow the surgeons to spend more time in OR.
Respond to Trauma activations, and ICU emergencies i.e.
patient's rapid decompensating or code blue.
Round with the Trauma physician on non-ICU trauma patients Participate in discharge planning Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: APRN scope of practice and core competencies; current evidence and standards of advanced practice nursing care within specialty area to include regular maintenance through continuing education; Medical staff and Advanced Practice Professional bylaws, rules and regulations; hospital practice and documentation standards; department and hospital policies and procedures; patient rights; workplace safety; infection prevention; storage, use, and disposal of hazardous materials; emergency response; etc.
Skill in: Caring for the patient with acute, critical or complex chronic illnesses; advanced assessment, collecting, integrating data, physical exam, diagnostic tests and procedures, synthesis of diagnostic data, identifying goals and outcomes, developing a plan of care, implementing treatments, prescribing pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions consistent with the plan of care and the APRN's education, practice, facility and state regulatory requirements), evaluating patient's progress toward attainment of goals and outcomes.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, including stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time, and strength to examine and treat varied patients, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone.
Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.
MPUMCLV Closing Date/Time: Continuous
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Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - Trauma

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University Medical Center Of Southern Nevada