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Supportive Care Unit Registered Nurse

UMC Health System

Lubbock, TX
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UMC Health System
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Title: Supportive Care Unit Registered Nurse
JobID: 3831
  • 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.
    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: Part Time/Benefited
Category: Nursing
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