Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - Trauma

  • University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Dec 23, 2019
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: $41.00 - $63.56 Hourly USD

Job Description

Position Summary

EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN OF29.25% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY!
GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE!


THIS POSITION MAY CLOSE WITHOUT NOTICE ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF QUALIFIED APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED.


Position Summary:
Provides advanced nursing care to meet the specialized physiologic and psychological needs of patients with acute, critical, and/or complex chronic health conditions. Performs comprehensive health assessments; order and interpret the full spectrum of diagnostic tests and procedures; use a differential diagnosis to reach a medical diagnosis; and orders, provides, and evaluates the outcomes of interventions.

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.
Licensing/Certification Requirements:
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 documented experience in the following tasks:

- Coordinating inpatient care with trauma team/consultants; leading discharge planning for trauma inpatients
- Rounding independently on non-ICU trauma patients or with physicians
- Responding to in-hospital emergencies and trauma activations when needed
- Excellent time management and EMR skills, knowledge of documentation and inpatient billing

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.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

Las Vegas, Nevada United States View Map