UMC Nursing - Graduate Nurse
UMC Health System - Lubbock, TX

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PART I - General Job / Performance InformationEducation and ExperienceN/AEnvironmental / Working ConditionsWorks in a well-lighted, heated and ventilated building. Hours may vary to accommodate needs in the department as prescribed by the philosophy of the hospital. May work units other than the assigned one with orientation. Exposure to blood borne pathogens is high risk.Interaction with Other Departments and Other RelationshipsThis position requires close interaction with other ancillary departments in order to facilitate a quality multi-disciplinary approach to patient care.Job DescriptionGives professional nursing care to patients under the supervision and guidance of other members of the nursing staff. Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing and has a current permit from the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners.Required Licensures / Certifications / RegistrationsCurrent permit from Texas Board of Nursing.Physical CapabilitiesWork is of medium demand; walking, sitting and standing most of the time while on duty. Occasional lifting or patients with assistance is required. Adequate hand/eye coordination and fine motor skills required. Talking and hearing is essential in instructing and supervising nursing personnel and in receiving doctor's orders and patient's condition reports. Near visual acuity required to work with charts and records and to observe patients.Skills and AbilitiesKnows clinical and nursing standards and practices in accordance with them. Special interest in scientific and technical activities for understanding and responding to nursing problems and concepts. All nurses will be required to show current knowledge and clinical competence of the special skills required to give quality care to patients on their unit. Age specific knowledge is required when needed for appropriate patients' care.