PACU RN in Los Alamos, NM at Los Alamos Medical Center

Date Posted: 8/17/2019

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Job Description

Los Alamos Medical Center

Los Alamos Medical Center is a community Hospital located in the beautiful mountain community of Los Alamos, NM, surrounded by the powerful Jemez Mountains.  Los Alamos is a health oriented community that is proud to have its own ski hill, golf course, aquatic center where Olympic swim teams train, the best schools in the state of NM, outstanding hiking trails, is a very safe community and is the home of Los Alamos National Labs.  Local historical and beautiful sites (Santa Fe, Taos) are within an hour’s drive of Los Alamos.

Los Alamos Medical Center is committed to its quality initiatives and a culture of safety, is invested in the growth of its staff and thus supports ongoing education, certifications and other ongoing learning, and   extends numerous recognition programs to all of its staff.  We are currently offering a $15,000.00 Sign-On bonus for a twenty-four (24) month commitment for this position.

Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment.

Documents patient care given.

Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family.

Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation.

Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.

Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.

Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient.

Please call 505-661-9187 for more information.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education:  Associate’s degree Required

Required Skills:  Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS)  and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) must be current upon hire.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)/ENPC must be obtained within six (6) months of hire

Newlygraduated RNs must have current BLS to start. They must obtain ACLS andPALS/ENPC within six (6) months from hire or transfer into position 

New hires will have ninety (90) days from dateof hire to obtain American Heart Association certifications.Notwithstanding this ‘grace period’ for obtaining American Heart Associationcertifications, employees are not excused from being current in any and allexisting certifications that are required for their position as outlinedin the position job description

Licenses: Current NM licensure or appropriate compact licensure

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran


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