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at Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Posted: 10/16/2020
Job Reference #: 17384
Keywords: nursing

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3901 Atrisco NW Albuquerque, NM 87120-1627
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New Mexico


Job Description
Type of Opportunity: Per Required Need
FTE: 0.001000
Exempt: No
Work Schedule: Varied Days and Hours

Provides patient care in an urgent care setting in collaboration with Medical Providers and other members of the care team. Oversees departmental flow to ensure quality care is provided. Acts as a resource person and professional role model for other members of the healthcare team.


*Determines patient acuity and makes placement decisions for patients who are not able to be roomed on arrival.

*Identifies patient visit preparation needs based on patient preparation guidelines to include initiating POCT and radiology tests in collaboration with medical provider.

*Coordinates patients care through collaboration with the patient, family and healthcare team.

*Delegates patient care activities to healthcare team members commensurate with their validated competency to perform the task.

*Assists with treatments and administers medication within protocols approved by medical staff and as ordered by medical provider.

*Assists in orientation of new staff or students, and serve as a resource person and professional role model.

*Maintains oversight of departmental flow and patient care in the Urgent Care setting.

*Works to the level of licensure or education providing direct patient care.

*Assists Providers with various procedures.

*Assist in patient transfers to higher level of care, as order by medical provider.

*Performs testing such as oximetry, ECG, glucometry, POCT, urinalysis and other tests.

*May be assigned to Code Blue Team.

*Operates patient monitoring systems specific to unit needs (such as, cardiac monitoring).

*Uses computerized systems at the skill level commensurate with the responsibilities included in this description.

*Insures cleanliness of nutrition areas and general unit. Cleans and stores equipment. Empties trash, linen bags and sharps containers.

*Attends department staff meetings and/or in-services and keeps current with developments in the field through participation in seminars, workshops and/or publications. Participates in and endorses the established Presbyterian Healthcare Services (PHS) patient satisfaction programs

*Maintains positive communications and collaboration with staff and providers regarding patient status and/or problems.

*Organizes care in a manner that contributes to the overall quality of the team.

*Performs other functions as required and/or under medical direction.



State of New Mexico or Compact State Nursing License or Graduate Nurse Permit required

Academic Preparation:
*Degree from accredited academic nursing program

*Minimum ADN preparation with expectation of BSN completion within 5 years of hire

* BLS within 90 days of hire

* ACLS within 90 days of hire


Benefits are effective day-one (for .45 FTE and above) and include:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Full medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Free wellness programs
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Retirement plans, including matching employer contributions
  • Continuing education and career development opportunities
  • Life insurance and short/long term disability programs

About Us
Presbyterian Healthcare Services is a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of nine hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, it is the state's largest private employer with approximately 11,000 employees.

Presbyterian's story is really the story of the remarkable people who have chosen to work here. Starting with Reverend Cooper who began our journey in 1908, the hard work of thousands of physicians, employees, board members, and other volunteers brought Presbyterian from a tiny tuberculosis sanatorium to a statewide healthcare system, serving more than 700,000 New Mexicans.

We are part of New Mexico's history - and committed to its future. That is why we will continue to work just as hard and care just as deeply to serve New Mexico for years to come.

About New Mexico
New Mexico's unique blend of Spanish, Mexican and Native American influences contribute to a culturally rich lifestyle. Add in Albuquerque's International Balloon Fiesta, Los Alamos' nuclear scientists, Roswell's visitors from outer space, and Santa Fe's artists, and you get an eclectic mix of people, places and experiences that make this state great.

Cities in New Mexico are continually ranked among the nation's best places to work and live by Forbes magazine, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, and other corporate and government relocation managers like Worldwide ERC.

New Mexico offers endless recreational opportunities to explore, and enjoy an active lifestyle. Venture off the beaten path, challenge your body in the elements, or open yourself up to the expansive sky. From hiking, golfing and biking to skiing, snowboarding and boating, it's all available among our beautiful wonders of the west.

AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses.

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