UNM Hospitals NP/PA DIGESTIVE DISEASES CENTER AT MLK in Albuquerque, New Mexico
NP/PA DIGESTIVE DISEASES CENTER AT MLK
Are you ready to take on an expanded nursing role in a variety of clinics and inpatient settings? Can you see yourself making a difference in patient care for Adult and Pediatric populations? Now is the time to explore Advanced Practice opportunities with UNMH! Join a recognized leader in patient care. Apply today!
Full-Time, Day and Night Shifts
At UNMH, you’ll find a world-classcare environment that will bring out the best in you. Here, wetreat everyone with respect. We listen to our patients, anticipatetheir needs and make everyone feel welcome.
Since we work at a teaching hospital,we keep our skills fresh, learn from mistakes, are thorough andaccurate, and open to change. We’re also able to think about thebig picture without losing sight of the smallest detail.
Working together, we collaborate andencourage each other, but can also work with autonomy. We shareideas, welcome feedback, and value the diversity of our teams.
While you build your career withUNMH, we’ll help you excel with ample training and learningopportunities. After all, you’re helping care for people throughoutour community, our state, and our region.
What makes a successful Advanced Practice Nurse at UNMH? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.
As a travel nurse, I've worked in more than 20 hospitals. The teamwork and care here exceeds anything I've ever seen.Chris
It's intense here, for sure. But it's so rewarding. The population that UNMH serves is where I like to work, people that wouldn't necessarily get care elsewhere.Emjae
UNMH offers so many resources. Nurses, doctors, techs, they all want to teach you something. It's the right place for me.Chrissy
Some of the technology we have here, only a handful of hospitals in the country have it. And we're taking it two or three steps further than anywhere else.Nick
I feel like we get more people back on the right path than any other place I've been. I think it's because everyone here really cares, from the techs to housekeeping, everywhere.Danielle
I wanted to stay in a teaching institution. The good thing about nursing here is you can always change your role and change what you do.Sarah
Benefits of Employment
Medical, Dental (Free for full-time) Vision, Healthcare FSA, Dependent Care FSA
5.5% UNMH contribution after 1 year
56 hours Educational leave; CME allowance
Holidays and Sick Days
Life and Disability Insurance
Nursing Mother Rooms, Cafeteria
Close to Public Transportation, Restaurants, and Entertainment
Job ID 15068743 Category Advanced Practice Department Offsite Ambulatory Providers Location Albuquerque, NM Date posted 03/25/2020Position Summary:
NP/PA for Digestive Disease Center at MLK.
Function in a specialized area of advance practice in the role of practitioner, mentor, consultant, educator, researcher and manager. Establish goals and priorities in accordance with patient and staff needs and organizational objectives. Ensure adherence to Hospitals and departmental policies and procedures. Patient care assignment may include neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups.Accountability:
PATIENT CARE - Assess, diagnose and develop treatment plans; implement treatment, follow-up and evaluate patient within the scope of practice protocols as outlined by state statute
PATIENT CARE - Perform patient history and physical exams as needed for procedures or admissions; document findings noting pertinent normal and abnormal findings
PATIENT CARE - Perform invasive and non-invasive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
PATIENT CARE - Evaluate and revise intervention care/treatment plan with patient and family as necessary to achieve improved health
DOCUMENTATION - Provide accurate documentation of patient care, document orders, directives, procedures and patient responses in the medical record and communicate them to other members of the health care team; maintain accurate, legible and confidential records
ROLE MODEL - Act as a role model through conduct, appearance, communication, mutual respect, leadership, ethical decision-making, critical thinking, and problem solving skills
PATIENT CARE - Provide education for patients and/or families about preventative care, medical issues and use of the prescribed medical treatment
PATIENT CARE - Work as a team member with medical/nursing/counseling staff to provide comprehensive care and promote continuity of care
EDUCATION - Guide, teach, support and serve as a clinical resource nursing and medical staff
RESEARCH - Support research by conducting or participating in research studies; incorporate findings in clinical practice
PATIENT SAFETY 1 - Follow patient safety-related policies, procedures and protocols
PATIENT SAFETY 2 - Demonstrate proactive approach to patient safety by seeking opportunities to improve patient safety through questioning of current policies and processes
PATIENT SAFETY 3 - Identify and report/correct environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at undue risk
PATIENT SAFETY 4 - Report potential or actual patient safety concerns, medical errors and/or near misses in a timely manner
PATIENT SAFETY 5 - Encourage patients to actively participate in their own care by asking questions and reporting treatment or situations that they don't understand or may "not seem right"
DEVELOPMENT - Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reading current literature, attending in-services, meetings and workshops
- Advanced Practice Nursing or Physician Assistant Accredited Program Graduate
- No minimum experience required
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Licensed by the New Mexico Board of Nursing or Physician Assistant Licensed by the New Mexico Board of Medical Examiners and Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
CPR Certification for Healthcare/BLS Providers or for Professional Rescuers or must obtain within 30 calendar days of date of position
Prescriptive Authority from the State of New Mexico
Federal DEA Certification
ACLS or PALS (as applicable) within 30 days of hire
Pediatric Nursing Certification as applicable
Experience Requirements - Preferred:
2 to 5 years experience as a practitioner
Bilingual English/Keres, Tewa, Tiwa, Towa, Zuni, or Navajo
Physical Demands Requirements:
- Medium Work: Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.
- Tuberculin Skin Test required annually
Working Conditions Requirements:
Sig Hazard: Chemicals, bio hazardous materials requiring extensive safety precautions and may require protective equipment
Subject to UNM credentialing; must maintain credentials
IT IS THE POLICY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO HOSPITALS TO PROHIBIT UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATION AND PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ANCESTRY, RELIGION, AGE, PREGNANCY, VETERAN STATUS, SPOUSAL AFFILIATION, GENETIC INFORMATION, PHYSICAL OR MENTAL DISABILITY OR MEDICAL CONDITION.