Position Summary: Assumes administrative responsibility for all hospital services during all shifts and reports critical incidents to the Senior Administrator On Call. Serve as liaison between all customers (internal and external) and Senior Administration. Serves as a clinical resource to all nursing staff in the absence of nursing managers and directors.
Knowledge of: JCAHO, Federal and State regulations; modern principles and practices of personnel supervision; 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: Demonstrating effective oral and written communication skills using estalished hospital channels, interpreting and applying policies and procedures in a fair and consistent manner; efficient operation in all areas; working with patients in a variety of conditions; interpreting rules and regulations; 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, stamina to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time, 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 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or an eligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise more objects.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.
Education/Experience: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, with a current and valid Nevada nuring license, five (5) years of clinical nursing experience, two (2) years of which were in managerial role.
Licensing/Certification Requirements: Valid license from State of Nevada to practice as a Registered Nurse. Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certifications from American Heart Association (AHA).
Two or more years in Critical Care or Emergency Nursing a plus! •Flexible to work nights, weekends, holidays, and short notice. •Experience with Patient Flow such as: •Points of entry such as ED, Trauma Resuscitation, and PACU. •Critical patient upgrades, Rapid Response Teams, and Code Blue
About University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
The UMC DifferenceUniversity Medical Center is dedicated to providing the highest level of health care possible by maintaining its ongoing commitment to personal, individualized care for each patient.Through the latest treatment techniques, comfortable surroundings and a dedicated staff, that commitment is expressed every day, in every area of the hospital.Top-of-the-Line TechnologyUniversity Medi...cal Center is the state-designated Level I Trauma Center for Southern Nevada, as well as the only advanced facility to offer a specialized team of medical professionals prepared to respond to the needs of the severely injured 24 hours a day. UMC also houses the state's only burn care facility -- the Lions Burn Care Center and operates a comprehensive free-standing unit devoted solely to physical medicine and rehabilitation. From sophisticated Orthopedics and Neurological Units to our Ambulatory Surgical Center, UMC is dedicated to meeting your health care needs every day by giving technology a tender touch. Know How Much We CareUMC's most valuable resource is, by far, its people. Our staff members--from volunteer to highly-specialized physician--listen to the needs of each and every patient and are dedicated to giving the attention and respect they deserve. At the very heart of patient care is our devoted nursing staff. Our nurses minister not only to the physical needs of patients, but also to the unique emotional needs of patient and family members. This exceptional sensitivity and expertise, combined with progressive technology and education, keep University Medical Center moving toward the future as a top choice for all health care needs within the community.
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