Nurse Tech-Geriatric Trauma # Supportive Care Shift-Schedule-On Call 7a-7p # Submit the NT 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 GTU/SCU is a 29 bed Medical/Surgical unit. We have two focuses on GTU and SCU; GTU#s focus is on patients # 60 years who have sustained a trauma and SCU focuses on the relief of suffering that may occur at many points during a disease process.#Patients assigned to the Geriatric Trauma Unit are received primarily from the Emergency Center and Trauma # Surgical Intensive Care Unit.
The GTU was developed as a result of Best Practice and Research that indicates that a shorter length of stay decreases morbidity and mortality in the elderly hospitalized patient. The SCU provides a quiet, peaceful environment for patients and their loved ones. The nursing staff on SCU are trained to care for patients at the end of life as well as those who will be discharged home or to other facilities.# # Responsibilities Must maintain a current CPR certificate from American Heart Association Provides professional nursing care to patients and provides supervision and guidance to the members of the nursing staff.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Qualifications A# nursing student who has completed half of their nursing curriculum and clinical experience. Must have a clinical instructor complete Nurse Tech skills validation form Must provide copy of current nursing transcript Ability to perform work that requires walking, sitting and standing most of the time while on duty.
Lifting and moving patients with assistance is required. ORIENTATION UMC Hospital Orientation UMC On-line Nurse Aide Orientation Nurse Aide Orientation Competency Validation Orientation length is individually based and will be determined by Director # # Incentives Competitive benefits package Flexible scheduling No mandatory floating/overtime Uniform payroll deductions available Eligible for Non-nurse Education Assistance Program UMC#s Mission, Vision and Standards Include: Vision Statement:To Serve Our Patients in the Best Teaching Hospital in the Country
Service is our passion. We serve by providing safe, high quality care to all, achieving excellent financial performance, and training tomorrow#s healthcare professionals.
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 Regions only # We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. # # # ## #
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