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Supportive Care Unit Licensed Vocational Nurse

UMC Health System


Location:
Lubbock, TX
Date:
03/28/2017
Job Code:
4809
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  • Healthcare
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Title: Supportive Care Unit Licensed Vocational Nurse
JobID: 4809
Description:
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    •  JT and Margaret Talkington Supportive Care Unit
      Medical-Surgical Supportive (Palliative) Care
       
      Job location: Lubbock, TX
      Shift: 7p-7a
      Status: Full time
      Hours per payperiod: 72 or 84
       
      Description
      The Supportive Care Unit is a 16 bed medical-surgical floor that specializes in supportive (palliative) care.  Patients may be comfort care or still receive aggressive treatment.  Common diagnoses are COPD, cancer, liver disease, CHF, and dementia.  The unit does take overflow patients when the palliative care census is low.
      The JT and Margaret Talkington Supportive Care Unit opened in October 2013.  The goal of the unit is to relieve suffering and provide a peaceful, soothing environment for patients and their loved ones.  The unit has extra features, including a special family dining area, children’s play area, and bathtub for patients.
      Nurse to patient ratio is 1:4-5.  Self-scheduling.  99% employee satisfaction.
      Orientation
      UMC Hospital Orientation (2 days)
      UMC Nursing Orientation (3 days)
      Computer documentation training (2 days)
      End of Life Nursing Education Course (7 hours)
      4-8 weeks of clinical orientation, depending on exp
      JT and Margaret Talkington Supportive Care Unit
      Medical-Surgical Supportive (Palliative) Care
       
      Job location: Lubbock, TX
      Shift: 7p-7a
      Status: Full time
      Hours per payperiod: 72 or 84
       
      Description
      The Supportive Care Unit is a 16 bed medical-surgical floor that specializes in supportive (palliative) care.  Patients may be comfort care or still receive aggressive treatment.  Common diagnoses are COPD, cancer, liver disease, CHF, and dementia.  The unit does take overflow patients when the palliative care census is low.
      The JT and Margaret Talkington Supportive Care Unit opened in October 2013.  The goal of the unit is to relieve suffering and provide a peaceful, soothing environment for patients and their loved ones.  The unit has extra features, including a special family dining area, children’s play area, and bathtub for patients.
      Nurse to patient ratio is 1:4-5.  Self-scheduling.  99% employee satisfaction.
      Orientation
      UMC Hospital Orientation (2 days)
      UMC Nursing Orientation (3 days)
      Computer documentation training (2 days)
      End of Life Nursing Education Course (7 hours)
      4-8 weeks of clinical orientation, depending on experience 

       

Job Type: Full time
Category: Nursing
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