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RN II - Correctional Health (Days Downtown)

at University Medical Center of El Paso

Posted: 9/25/2019
Job Reference #: 8825
Keywords: nursing

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Responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation at a Correctional Facility. Responsible for directing and coordinating all nursing care for patients based on established clinical nursing practice standards. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes. Supports the organization’s vision and mission. Utilizes knowledge of patient’s age and cultural diversity in the provision of patient care. Contributes to the provision of quality nursing care through performance improvement techniques that demonstrate positive outcomes in patient care.

Required Skills

1. Possesses critical thinking and problem solving skills.
2. Possesses effective oral and written communication skills.
3. Possesses effective interpersonal relationship skills.
4. Ability to utilize computers for documentation purposes.
5. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
6. Ability to read and comprehend English at a level necessary to follow written and oral instructions and safety precautions.

Required Experience

A. Work Experience
One or more years of hospital based acute care experience, preferably in a correctional facility.

B. License/Registration/Certification
1. Current RN License to practice in the State of Texas
2. CPR Training Program for licensed nurses working with adult and pediatric patient populations.
3. PALS, ACLS and TNCC or ATCN required for ED.

C. Education and Training
1. Bachelor degree in Nursing required.
2. Meets unit-specific education requirements.
3. Completion of the yearly Skin Inspector Training.
4. Completion of the on-line Preceptor Course
5. Completion of UMC’s Preceptor Course
6. Completion of Charge Nurse Course (if applicable)
7. Completion of Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) class for ICU and NSICU.

Job Location
El Paso, Texas, United States
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