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Supportive Care Unit Registered Nurse

UMC Health System


Location:
Lubbock, TX
Date:
03/24/2017
Job Code:
3831
Categories:
  • Healthcare
UMC Health System
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Title: Supportive Care Unit Registered Nurse
JobID: 3831
Description:
  • 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 
     
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Job Type: Part Time/Benefited
Category: Nursing
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