Graduate Nurse (GN)- Medical Intermediate Critical Care Internship (MICCU)(7p-7a)

Graduate Nurse (GN)- Medical Intermediate Critical Care Internship (MICCU)(7p-7a)

UMC Health System | Lubbock, TX, 79401, US

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Full-Time

Nights

7p-7a

The Medical ICCU is a state of the art 29-bed intermediate critical care inpatient unit that prides itself in providing patient centered family care to adolescent, adult, and geriatric patient populations. The mission of this unit will be to provide the utmost quality of care to patients that require a higher level of care but do not fit the care needs that an intensive care setting provides. Highlighting a care model that places focus on nurses delivering exceptional care and emphasizes a Primary Care Nursing model with nurse-to-patient ratios of 1:3-4. Nurses serving in this unit care for a diverse patient population including but not limited to neurological, medical, advanced pulmonary requiring CPAP, BiPAP, AVAPS, high-flow oxygen, or mechanical ventilation via tracheostomy, surgical, trauma, orthopedic, gastrointestinal, metabolic, continuous intermediate cardiac and hemodynamic monitoring, and patients requiring nursing interventions every 2 hours for (neuro checks, complex wound care, glucose monitoring, blood pressure, etc..); vital signs hourly for up to 4 hours. A multi-disciplinary approach to nursing care is utilized on the ICCU.

Assesses, implements or delegates, plans, and evaluates total nursing care and functions in accordance with established philosophy, providing and directing patient care for a group of patients. Relates effectively with other shifts/departments for optimal continuity of care.

Qualifications:

* Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing
* Valid Texas GN Permit or newly licensed RN with no experience
* BSN required or must be obtained within 3 years of hire
* Must maintain a current BLS & ACLS certification from American Heart

Association

Questions? Contact Emily Walsh, BSN, RN, CCRN

Email: emily.walsh@umchealthsystem.com

Call: 806-775-8914

Text: 806-414-4016

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