PER DIEM Registered Nurse - MEDICAL/SURGICAL UNIT(S)

  • University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jun 04, 2022
Part Time Public Health
  • Salary: $53.93 Hourly USD

Job Description

Position Summary

****PER DIEM OPENING(S)****

As an academic medical center with a rich history of providing life-saving treatment in Southern Nevada, UMC serves as the anchor hospital of the Las Vegas Medical District, offering Nevada's highest level of care to promote successful medical outcomes for patients.

We are home to Nevada's ONLY Level I Trauma Center, Designated Pediatric Trauma Center, Burn Care Center, and Transplant Center. We are a Pathway Designated facility by ANCC, and we are on our journey to Magnet status.


***Position to close once a sufficient number of applicants are received***

Position Summary:
Provides care to adult or elderly patients experience general medical conditions or general surgical procedures, which require general assessments related to specific conditions and general therapies and interventions.

*This Per Diem posting will be filled to one of the following location(s):
1800 W. Charleston Blvd. 89102:

- 2 SO MS - 6094 - 4 NO - 6084
- 2 W MS - 6092 - 4 SO - 6086
- 1300 MS - 6080 - 5 NO - 6090
- 1400 MS - 6088 - 5 SO - 6180
- 1500 MS - 6083 - Chemotherapy/Biotherapy certification after one (1) year of hire and not to exceed 2 years.

Job Requirement

Education/Experience:
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and meets the requirements as specified in the Nursing Administrative Policy.
Licensing/Certification Requirements:
Current License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Registered Nurse, and Basic Life support (BLS) certification. In the Oncology area a Chemotherapy Certification is required.

Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements

Preferred:
  • Minimum One (1) Year Documented Experience as a Medical/Surgical Registered Nurse in an Acute Care or Similar Facility;
  • Telemetry certification.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements

Knowledge of:
Nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and coordination of patient care); anatomy and physiology; standards of care; disease process; medical equipment; patient care plan development; patient evaluation and assessment techniques; body mechanics used with ambulating, transferring and repositioning patients; how to use general office equipment including, but not limited to: facsimiles, copiers, telephones and computers; pharmacology and medication administration; Nurse Practice Act; department and hospital safety practice and procedures; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures.Skill in:
Implementing nursing process including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation; working with high risk or critically ill patients; performing invasive nursing procedures associated with area of specialty; developing and implementing education programs associated with specialty; organizing, prioritizing and delegating work; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.
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