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Registered Nurse-Operating Room

UMC Health System

Lubbock, TX
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  • Customer Service
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Title: Registered Nurse-Operating Room
JobID: 7004
  • Sign On Bonus Offered, up to $15,000
  • Registered Nurse
    Operating Room (OR)
    Job Location:                        Lubbock, TX
    Shift:                                      0630a-3p Plus Call                                 
    Hours per Pay-period:         80 hours per two weeks Full time
                                                   Hours Vary Based Upon Status Hired For
    About UMC
    UMC, licensed for 500 beds, is the leader in comprehensive healthcare delivery in West Texas and Eastern New Mexico. UMC is home to the region’s only Level I Trauma Center, the Timothy J. Harnar Regional Burn Center, the Southwest Cancer Center, Heart Center, Pediatric Level II Trauma Center, and the UMC Children’s Hospitals by delivery of state-of-the-art sophisticated patient care.  UMC serves as the primary teaching hospital for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC), to train tomorrow’s healthcare professional.  UMC has a strong and enduring partnership with Texas Tech which helps assist UMC’s mission and support Tech’s academic pursuit of education and research.  UMC is accredited annually thorough Det Norsek Veritas (DNV), a national integrated accreditation for health care organizations. UMC Health System employs 3,890 individuals on our team.  The system has been honored among the Best Places to Work in Texas and is proud of their high patient and employee satisfaction.  We hope you will choose UMC Health System, where “Service is Our Passion”!
    UMC’s Mission, Vision and Standards Include:
    Vision Statement:To Serve Our Patients in the Best Teaching Hospital in the Country
    Mission Statement:Service is our passion. We serve by providing safe, high quality care to all, achieving excellent financial performance, and training tomorrow’s healthcare professionals.
    Standards of Excellence:Attitude, Communication, Responsiveness, Compassion, Teamwork, Ownership, Safety and Respect
    Description / Scope of Service
    The UMC Operating Room has 21 OR suites and provides adult and pediatric surgical care in the following specialties:
    General Surgery
    Robotic Surgery
    The goal of this unit is to provide high quality care for patients requiring surgical intervention. A wide range of surgical services are performed including trauma, robotics, and open heart including a state of the art Hybrid suite available for trauma, vascular and ELVAD procedures.
    The Operating Room utilizes a multidisciplinary, team approach to patient care that includes Registered Nurses, Certified Surgical Technologists, Certified First Assists, Surgical Assistants, Registered Respiratory Therapists, Anesthesia Technicians, Porters, Anesthesiologists, CRNAs, Pharmacists, Physicians, Schedulers, Office staff and Sterile Processing staff.
    • UMC Hospital Orientation
    • UMC Nursing Orientation
    • Galen E-learning Curriculum Modules / Online Nursing Competency Validation
    • Electronic Documentation training
    Individualized Unit Specific Orientation
    • Unit specific orientation is provided in addition to UMC’s Hospital and Nursing Orientation.
    • During clinical orientation you will be paired with an experienced nurse preceptor.  Our nursing preceptors are specially trained and work as a team to obtain the best experience for the new employee
    • Orientation length is individually based and will be determined by the Preceptor, Employee and Clinical Instructor
    • The Registered Nurse can expect a comprehensive, six month orientation with designated experienced preceptors.
    • Clinical orientation will begin on day shift to maximize your exposure to procedures and physicians. Opportunities will be provided to work the off-shifts and in other support areas in order to gain a full understanding of the surgical services operations.
    • RNs are not initially assigned to a specialty and will rotate through all surgical services. Matching to a team will come approximately mid-way through orientation and will take into consideration orientee preferences, performance during orientation, coordinator input, department needs and positions available at the end of orientation
    • Teams are classified by color and include the following:
    Blue Team – General Surgery, Plastic, and Burn
    White Team – Orthopedics
    Grey Team – Neurosurgery, ENT and Dental
    Green Team – GYN and Ophthalmology
    Red Team- Hearts and Vascular
    • Call is taken with your assigned and sister team.
    • Opportunities for professional growth and advancement, as well as continuing education offerings are provided
    • Tuition reimbursement is available for RNs returning to school to advance their degrees
    • Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing
    • Valid Texas Nursing License or Compact Licensure  / Graduate Nurse Permit Required
    • Or Experience Preferred
    • Knows clinical and nursing standards and practices in according with the nursing scope and standards of practice as set forth by the American Nurses Association.
    • Provides professional nursing care to patients and provides supervision and guidance to the members of the nursing staff.
    • Age specific knowledge is required when needed for appropriate patient care.
    • Has working knowledge of organizational and nursing policies.
    • Requires adequate hand/eye coordination and fine motor skills.
    • Talking and hearing is essential for communication.
    • Visual acuity is required to work with patients for observation, assessment, and electronic charting.
    • Current CPR certification from American Heart Association
    • ACLS may be required based upon area of practice.
    • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills
    • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
    • Ability to perform work that requires walking, sitting and standing most of the time while on duty. Occasional lifting or patients with assistance is required.
    • All employees must review, sign and utilize UMC’s Standards of Excellence.
    Benefits (Full-Time based upon 36 – 40 hours per week Part-Time Benefits based on Hours Worked)
    • Full-time benefit package inclusive of health and dental coverage
    • Competitive compensation based on education and experience
    • Relocation assistance package if relocating > 75 miles / To reside in Lubbock, Texas
    • Educational Reimbursement for BSN / MSN
    • Eligible for overtime pay after 40 hours per week
    • Eligible for annual performance appraisal
    • Eligible for Career Ladder after 12 months of UMC employment
    • Uniform Payroll deduction
    • Certification Exam payment and/or reimbursement
    • Long Term Disability/Group Life Insurance/Group Dependent Life Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Tax Sheltered Annuity Program
    • Supplemental Insurance Programs
    • Healthcare and Dependent care spending accounts
    • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Extended Illness (EI)

Job Type: Full time
Category: Nursing
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