Night Shift Nurse Job at University of New Mexico, Edgewood, NM

  • University of New Mexico
  • Edgewood, NM

Job Description

Department: Inpatient Float Pool

Position Summary:

  • Provide direct nursing care to assigned patients in accordance with clinical specialty.
  • Set an example to promote a positive work environment and quality patient care.
  • Ensure compliance with hospital policies and procedures.

Detailed responsibilities:

  • Deliver safe care to a group of patients as required.
  • Work with healthcare team to implement and document individualized care plans.
  • Assist with special tests and procedures and obtain proper consent.
  • Participate in orientation and assist with precepting and evaluation responsibilities.
  • Assist with emergency measures and ensure patient medical records contain necessary information.
  • Answer telephones and triage calls per departmental policy.
  • Administer medication via the Seven Rights and maintain a safe environment for patients/families.
  • Partake in professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reading current literature, attending in-services, meetings, and workshops.
  • Promote patient safety by seeking opportunities to improve patient safety, identifying and reporting/correcting environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at risk, and reporting potential or actual patient safety concerns, medical errors, and/or near misses in a timely manner.
  • Encourage patients to actively participate in their own care by asking questions and reporting any concerns.


  • Education: Program Graduate
  • 1 year of directly related experience
  • CPR for Healthcare/BLS Prov or Prof Rescuers w/in 30 days
  • RN in NM or as allowed by reciprocal agreement by NM
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification

Physical Conditions: Heavy Work

Working conditions: Sig Hazard: Chemicals, Bio Hazardous Materials req PPE

Department: Registered Nurse

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