Charge Nurse - Burn Care Unit - INTERNAL ONLY

  • University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • May 17, 2024
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: $41.14 - $63.77 Hourly USD

Job Description

Position Summary

***OPEN TO CURRENT UMC EMPLOYEES ONLY***

EMPLOYER-PAID PENSION PLAN (NEVADA PERS)
COMPETITIVE SALARY & BENEFITS PACKAGE

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.



ELIGIBLE FOR 5% CRITICAL CARE DIFFERENTIAL ON TOP OF THE POSTED BASE PAY


Functions as a charge nurse responsible for assigning patients to and monitoring the work of nurses within the unit on assigned shift and to assist the Clinical Manager in the supervision of assigned employees on shift. The position also carries a patient load and applies the nursing process to deliver basic, safe, therapeutic care, for individuals or groups of patients.

Job Requirement

Education/Experience:
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and three (3) years of clinical nursing experience.

Licensing/Certification Requirements:
Valid License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Registered Nurse, and; Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Certification in Specialty Area may be required in some positions. Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Trauma Nurse Core Certification, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Neonatal Resuscitation Protocol may be required in some positions.

Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements

PREFERENCES WILL BE GIVEN TO APPLICANTS WHO DOCUMENT THE FOLLOWING:

  • Current UMC employee with Burn Care Unit
  • Charge Nurse experience (Assigned or Relief)
  • A minimum of one (1) year of recent RN BCU experience in a similar facility


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements

Knowledge of:
Modern principles of effective supervision; nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and coordination of patient care); standards of care; disease process; equipment used in providing patient care in specialty area; patient care plan development; patient evaluation and assessment techniques; body mechanics used with ambulating, transferring and repositioning patients; Nurse Practice Act; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices.

Skill in:
Assigning and monitoring the work of others; assigning work to cover patients' needs; evaluating quality control; 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; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds under stressful conditions; 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, including stamina to stand and walk for extended periods of time, strength to examine and treat varied individuals, vision to use standard office equipment and read printed materials including 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/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently to move objects.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.

The University Medical Center of Southern Nevada offers a comprehensive & competitive benefits package:
  • Employer Paid Pension Plan through Nevada Public Employees' Retirement System "PERS"!https://www.nvpers.org/front
    • Vestingin the pension plan after 5 years of qualifying employment!
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance - Less than $20 per paycheck for employee-only coverage
  • Consolidated Annual Leave (CAL) - CAL is used for personal leave, holidays (eleven scheduled holidays per year), doctor appointments, vacation, and sick days up to 16 consecutive scheduled work hours (short-term sick leave), etc.
  • Extended Illness Bank (a/k/a Sick Bank)
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Comprehensive Group Health Insurance Plan
  • Nevada has no State Income Tax
  • No Social Security (FICA) Deduction

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.

THE UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER OF SOUTHERN NEVADA IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/ EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Closing Date/Time: 5/23/2024 5:00 PM Pacific

Job Address

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