Nurse Assistant-Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit

UMC Health System Lubbock , TX 79401

Posted 4 days ago

Nurse Assistant (NA) # Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit # Submit the#NA#Checklist#and a copy of your current nursing transcript (unofficial or official) via email to Lori.Garcia@umchealthsystem.com in Nurse Recruitment within 72 hours of submitting your application # Departmental Description Our Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit has 24 beds and is a team-oriented unit that provides high quality and safe care to a variety of cardiac patients, including: post open heart surgery, post percutaneous coronary intervention, congestive heart failure, myocardial infarction, and cardiogenic shock. The CV/CICU also cares for patients requiring an intra- aortic balloon pump, continuous renal replacement therapy, ventricular assist device or ECMO. The CV/CICU is a full service critical care monitored unit, which provides an opportunity to maintain and improve skills in the overall assessment and care of the critically ill patient. Our nurses are valuable team members and help develop a culture of inclusion and respect. UMC is a teaching institution, so we value learning and development, giving you ample opportunity to expand your skills and knowledge with continued education. Our unit is fast-paced and you#ll find great people working together with other professional interdisciplinary teams. Job Summary NAs are responsible for providing basic patient care under the supervision of a nurse. The duties generally include observing patients, recording vital signs, performing EKGs, and reporting changes in patient conditions. # Qualifications Nursing student who has completed approximately one quarter of their nursing curriculum (LVN or RN) and clinical experience Or applicant has at least one year of previous/recent hospital Nurse Aide experience. Must maintain a current BLS certification from American Heart Association 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 # 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 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


Nurse Assistant (NA) Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit

Submit the NA Checklist and a copy of your current nursing transcript (unofficial or official) via email to Lori.Garcia@umchealthsystem.com in Nurse Recruitment within 72 hours of submitting your application

Departmental Description

  • Our Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit has 24 beds and is a team-oriented unit that provides high quality and safe care to a variety of cardiac patients, including: post open heart surgery, post percutaneous coronary intervention, congestive heart failure, myocardial infarction, and cardiogenic shock. The CV/CICU also cares for patients requiring an intra- aortic balloon pump, continuous renal replacement therapy, ventricular assist device or ECMO. The CV/CICU is a full service critical care monitored unit, which provides an opportunity to maintain and improve skills in the overall assessment and care of the critically ill patient. Our nurses are valuable team members and help develop a culture of inclusion and respect. UMC is a teaching institution, so we value learning and development, giving you ample opportunity to expand your skills and knowledge with continued education. Our unit is fast-paced and you'll find great people working together with other professional interdisciplinary teams.

Job Summary

  • NAs are responsible for providing basic patient care under the supervision of a nurse. The duties generally include observing patients, recording vital signs, performing EKGs, and reporting changes in patient conditions.

Qualifications

  • Nursing student who has completed approximately one quarter of their nursing curriculum (LVN or RN) and clinical experience Or applicant has at least one year of previous/recent hospital Nurse Aide experience.

  • Must maintain a current BLS certification from American Heart Association

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

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

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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