RN ICU PRN

LifePoint Health Los Alamos, NM
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 that include the Daisy Award, and serves the community well.

Essential Functions

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.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education□ x Associate's degree □ Preferred □ Required

□ Bachelor's degree □ x Preferred □ Required

Required SkillsRequires 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:□x Basic Life Support (BLS) □ xAdvanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) □x Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS/ENPC within six (6) months of hire

Licenses: Current NM RN Licensure

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