Graduate Vocational Nurse - Observation Unit

UMC Health System Lubbock , TX 79401

Posted 2 days ago

Graduate Vocational Nurse (GVN) # Observation Unit (5 West) Full Time Nights 7p

  • 7a After applying online you must complete the #GN/GVN requirements packet# in order to be reviewed. We anticipate#receiving your documents within one week of application submission. Please#Click here#to get the GN requirements. # Departmental Description 5 West Observation Unit (5W OBS) is a designated, 34-bed medical unit where adult patients in need of additional monitoring, diagnostic evaluation, and/or treatment may be monitored while a clinical decision is being made whether to admit the patient for hospitalization or discharge the patient home. 5W OBS is fast-paced with a goal length of stay 48 hours or less. Our employees possess good time management skills, excellent communication skills, ability to think critically think, and a passion for a short-stay fast-paced environment. The nurse will have an essential role in coordinating care with physicians, other team members, patients, and families. The unit is focused on continuously improving processes to improve patient care and patient flow. 5W OBS is very team orientated and delivers quality nursing care to every patient that seeks our expertise.


Job Summary:


Professional nurse who assesses, delegates, and reviews nursing care and functions in accordance with established philosophy, providing patient care for a group of patients per scope of practice. Relates effectively with other shifts/departments for optimal continuity of care. Qualifications Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing Valid Texas GVN Permit or newly licensed LVN with no experience Must maintain a current BLS certification from American Heart Association UMC IV therapy course required upon hire Orientation UMC Hospital Orientation # Nursing Orientation Unit specific orientation to be determined by the hiring department Orientation length is individually based and will be determined by Director Galen E-learning Curriculum Modules / Online Nursing Competency Validation Cerner electronic documentation training UMC#s Vision, Mission and Standards Include: Vision Statement: To Serve Our Patients in the Best Teaching Hospital in the Country Mission Statement: Service is our passion. We serve by providing safe, high quality care to all, achieving excellent financial performance, and training tomorrow#s healthcare professionals. Standards of Excellence: Attitude, Communication, Responsiveness, Compassion, Teamwork, Ownership, Safety and Respect About UMC 501 licensed beds Regions only Level I Trauma Center Regions only Magnet designated hospital DNV accredited Primary teaching hospital for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in Texas by Texas Monthly #Incentives Educational Reimbursement for pursing RN/BSN/MSN after 90 days of employment (if applicable) Flexible scheduling No mandatory floating/overtime Mentor program Nurse Residency Program Benefits Health Insurance with Low Deductibles, Low Premiums, and Comprehensive Coverage Dental and Vision# Paid Time Off (Sell Back Option of Unused PTO over 80 hours Twice a Year) 403b Retirement with up to 8% match with tenure Free Life Insurance Tax Saving Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and/or Dependent Care # Equal Opportunity Employer #

Graduate Vocational Nurse (GVN) Observation Unit (5 West)

Full Time Nights 7p

  • 7a

After applying online you must complete the "GN/GVN requirements packet" in order to be reviewed. We anticipate receiving your documents within one week of application submission. Please Click here to get the GN requirements.

Departmental Description

  • 5 West Observation Unit (5W OBS) is a designated, 34-bed medical unit where adult patients in need of additional monitoring, diagnostic evaluation, and/or treatment may be monitored while a clinical decision is being made whether to admit the patient for hospitalization or discharge the patient home. 5W OBS is fast-paced with a goal length of stay 48 hours or less. Our employees possess good time management skills, excellent communication skills, ability to think critically think, and a passion for a short-stay fast-paced environment. The nurse will have an essential role in coordinating care with physicians, other team members, patients, and families. The unit is focused on continuously improving processes to improve patient care and patient flow. 5W OBS is very team orientated and delivers quality nursing care to every patient that seeks our expertise.

Job Summary:

  • Professional nurse who assesses, delegates, and reviews nursing care and functions in accordance with established philosophy, providing patient care for a group of patients per scope of practice. Relates effectively with other shifts/departments for optimal continuity of care.

Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing

  • Valid Texas GVN Permit or newly licensed LVN with no experience

  • Must maintain a current BLS certification from American Heart Association

  • UMC IV therapy course required upon hire

Orientation

  • UMC Hospital Orientation & Nursing Orientation

  • Unit specific orientation to be determined by the hiring department

  • Orientation length is individually based and will be determined by Director

  • Galen E-learning Curriculum Modules / Online Nursing Competency Validation

  • Cerner electronic documentation training

UMC's Vision, Mission and Standards Include:

  • Vision Statement: To Serve Our Patients in the Best Teaching Hospital in the Country

  • Mission Statement: Service is our passion. We serve by providing safe, high quality care to all, achieving excellent financial performance, and training tomorrow's healthcare professionals.

  • Standards of Excellence: Attitude, Communication, Responsiveness, Compassion, Teamwork, Ownership, Safety and Respect

About UMC

  • 501 licensed beds

  • Regions only Level I Trauma Center

  • Regions only Magnet designated hospital

  • DNV accredited

  • Primary teaching hospital for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC)

  • Ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in Texas by Texas Monthly

Incentives

  • Educational Reimbursement for pursing RN/BSN/MSN after 90 days of employment (if applicable)

  • Flexible scheduling

  • No mandatory floating/overtime

  • Mentor program

  • Nurse Residency Program

Benefits

  • Health Insurance with Low Deductibles, Low Premiums, and Comprehensive Coverage

  • Dental and Vision

  • Paid Time Off (Sell Back Option of Unused PTO over 80 hours Twice a Year)

  • 403b Retirement with up to 8% match with tenure

  • Free Life Insurance

  • Tax Saving Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and/or Dependent Care

Equal Opportunity Employer


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