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4 West Medical Surgical Renal Unit Registered Nurse

UMC Health System


Location:
Lubbock, TX
Date:
03/24/2017
Job Code:
3946
Categories:
  • Healthcare
UMC Health System
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Title: 4 West Medical Surgical Renal Unit Registered Nurse
JobID: 3946
Description:
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    4 West Medical-Surgical-Renal Unit

     
     The 4 West nursing unit is a team oriented, Medical-Surgical unit which cares for various medical conditions and specializes in the care of the renal patient.  The unit consists of 35 beds including:  31 private rooms and a 4 bed semi-private secured area used to provide care to inmates.    The nursing staff on the unit are trained on many therapeutic modalities including:  IV therapy; intermittent cardiac monitoring; peritoneal dialysis; parenteral and enteral nutrition; wound and skin care; respiratory care; general post-op surgical care; & moderate sedation for procedures. Special training programs include:   peritoneal dialysis, care of renal transplantation patients and chemotherapy administration for registered nurses.    The nurse to patient ratio is 1:4-5.  The unit utilizes self/flexible scheduling and has scored in the 99% for employee satisfaction.    Orientation to the unit is 6-8 weeks which includes general hospital and nursing orientation, computer documentation training and clinical orientation. 
      
     
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Job Type: Full time
Category: Nursing
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