RN - Burn Care ICU

  • University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
  • Las Vegas, NV, USA
  • Mar 20, 2020
Full time Nursing

Job Description

EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN OF 29.25% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY! GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE! Position Summary: Provides care to acutely and critically ill patients, in a highly technical and ongoing monitoring environment. These patients are facing life-threatening problems with varying needs, which require extensive medication protocols and therapies. Provides direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and one (1) year of critical care or burn care experience. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Current License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Registered Nurse, Basic Life support (BLS) certification, and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS). Trauma Nurse Core Certification (TNCC); Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and (ABLS) Advanced Burn Life Support certification within 12 months of hire. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements Minimum of two (2) years of recent, within the last five years, ICU nursing experience. Wound Care experience Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and coordination of patient care); anatomy and physiology; standards of care; disease process; medical equipment; patient care plan development; patient evaluation and assessment techniques; body mechanics used with ambulating, transferring and repositioning patients; how to use general office equipment including, but not limited to: facsimiles, copiers, telephones and computers; pharmacology and medication administration; Nurse Practice Act; department and hospital safety practice and procedures; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures. Skill in: Implementing nursing process including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation; working with high risk or critically ill patients; performing invasive nursing procedures associated with area of specialty; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, including stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time, and strength to examine and treat varied patients, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. University Medical Center of Southern Nevada offers a benefits package that leads the market and includes: Employer Paid Pension Plan totaling 29.25% of your annual salary! Vestment in the pension plan after 5 years of qualifying employment! Consolidated Annual Leave (CAL) - CAL is used for personal leave, holidays (eleven scheduled holidays per year), doctor appointments, vacation, and sick days up to 16 consecutive scheduled work hours (short term sick leave), etc. Eligible employees shall accrue CAL at the following rates. Part-time accrual is based on the number of paid benefit hours. Length of Service Rate of Accrual per 80 hours worked Days per year (based on 8-hour day) 0 – 12 months 0-90 days > 3.077 hours* *Upon completion of the 90th day of employment, the employee's CAL bank will be credited with an additional 12 hours. 91 days – 12 months > 5.2769 hours** **Upon completion of the twelfth month of employment the employee's CAL bank will be credited with an additional 80 hours. 27 days 13 months – 48 months 8.3077 hours 27 days Credit Union Eligibility 457 Deferred Compensation Plan Comprehensive Group Health Insurance Plan Nevada has no State Income Tax No Social Security Deduction UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER OF SOUTHERN NEVADA IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/ EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 01 I understand that all answers to the experience questions below must be supported by my documented work history on the application. Per instructions at the beginning of this process, we can not accept your resume in lieu of a completed application. Yes No 02 UMC is a union facility and all full-time/part-time shifts are bid on by seniority within a department. This means that the shift available to fill is usually a night shift position. Are you willing to work a night shift position? Yes No 03 Briefly describe where and when you received your initial Critical Care Training. Please include the name of the hospital and the length of the training. 04 Have you documented a minimum of two (2) years recent, (within the past 5 years), ICU experience in a similar facility? Yes No 05 Briefly, provide the details of your previous wound care experience. 06 Please indicate all of the life support certifications you currently hold. AHA Healthcare Provider Advanced Cardiac Life Support Pediatric Advanced Life Support Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum Advanced Burn Life Support Neonatal Resuscitation Protocol


$32.40 - $50.22 Hourly

Employment Type

Full Time