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Administrative & Support Services, Registered Nurse
UPC Inpatient Adult Services
Albuquerque, NM
Date posted
Position Summary:Assume primary administrative responsibility and accountability for all departments and personnel during assigned periods; serve as on-site representative of UH administration. Report summary of incidents to senior management as required. Perform as supervisor of on duty staff. Ensure adherence to Hospitals and departmental policies and procedures. Patient care assignment may include neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups.Accountability:
  • SUPERVISION - Develop efficient organizational structure, supervise employees - select, terminate, train, educate, correct deficiencies, perform appraisals, issue discipline, counsel, schedule work assignments; encourage staff teamwork and growth initiatives

  • SUPERVISION - Promote and, when appropriate, participate in staff development, programs/workshops pertinent to defined area of responsibility/expertise; assists in the orientation and development of supervisory personnel

  • GOALS - Support, promote and participate as appropriate in the development and revision of departmental and hospital goals, objectives, policies, procedures, projects and programs as assigned

  • DECISIONS - Participate in decision-making through active membership in departmental and interdepartmental committees and task forces as appointed

  • LIAISON - Act as resource and liaison among hospital departments, UH, other institutions and agencies

  • COMMUNICATION - Communicate accurately, effectively, and in a timely manner utilizing appropriate chain of command/channels of communication and protocols, and promote communication by others

  • REPORTING - Report incidents, actions taken and results to appropriate managers at the end of shift

  • LIAISON - Act as liaison as necessary between physicians, staff, patients, families, and other departments to promote and facilitate communication, problem solving, decision-making, crisis intervention, resource utilization, and conflict management

  • DIRECTS - Provide guidance, support, and/or direction to department supervisors and charge nurses when appropriate; participate actively and strongly supports continuous quality improvement activities

  • COMMUNICATION - Respond to media/general public requests for information according to accepted policy; consults with and/or refers inquiries to Public Relations as directed by policy

  • COMMUNICATION - Convey the needs and concerns of hospital staff as well as other identified problems to Administration and/or other resources as appropriate

  • STAFFING - Reallocate staff via floating, implementing census managing as necessary to balance workload/meet patient care needs with decisions that reflect concern for the quality of care and cost effective use of resources

  • COORDINATION - Collaborate with Admitting Office, physicians, and patient care areas when needed as consultant to facilitate appropriate patient placement based on admitting service, diagnosis, acuity, census, and staffing considerations

  • RESOURCES - Facilitate the procurement of required supplies and services in the absence of available support services

  • PATIENT SAFETY - Respond to emergency and routine calls and directly or indirectly provides clinical and/or administrative support/assistance as required; initiate disaster plan and other departmental/institutional response to emergency situations

  • COORDINATION - Collaborate with others as appropriate to identify, communicate and resolve concerns related to resource availability/allocation/quality

  • TRANSFERS - Authorize transfers from other facilities

  • STAFFING - Assist the Staffing Coordinators in completing staffing responsibilities; maintain accurate documentation of staffing and other decisions; execute staffing plans and is responsible for direct approval of transfers

  • PATIENT SAFETY 1 - Follow patient safety-related policies, procedures and protocols

  • PATIENT SAFETY 2 - Demonstrate proactive approach to patient safety by seeking opportunities to improve patient safety through questioning of current policies and processes

  • PATIENT SAFETY 3 - Identify and report/correct environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at undue risk

  • PATIENT SAFETY 4 - Report potential or actual patient safety concerns, medical errors and/or near misses in a timely manner

  • PATIENT SAFETY 5 - Encourage patients to actively participate in their own care by asking questions and reporting treatment or situations that they don't understand or may "not seem right"

  • Certification Requirements:
  • RN MATRIX - Complete and maintain unit/clinic based required certifications and competencies as listed in the department expectations/and or the unit/clinic education matrix

  • Education Requirements:
  • Nursing program (nationally accredited) graduate

  • Bachelor's Degree of Science in Nursing

  • Experience Requirements:
  • 3 years directly related experience

  • Licensure/Certification Requirements:
  • Licensed Registered Nurse (RN) in State of New Mexico or as allowed by reciprocal agreement by State of New Mexico

  • CPR Certification for Healthcare/BLS Providers or for Professional Rescuers or must obtain within 30 calendar days of date of position

  • Experience Requirements - Preferred:
  • Bilingual English/Spanish

  • Bilingual English/Keres, Tewa, Tiwa, Towa, Zuni, or Navajo

  • Physical Demands Requirements:
  • Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Sedentary Work. May require walking or standing to a significant degree or requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or may require working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of materials is negligible.

  • Testing Requirements:
  • Tuberculin Skin Test required annually

  • Working Conditions Requirements:
  • Sig Hazard: Chemicals, bio hazardous materials requiring extensive safety precautions and may require protective equipment

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