University Medical Center of Southern Nevada

Today, UMC is more than a hospital; it is a comprehensive academic medical center with a rich history of serving the community. UMC now offers the highest level of care in Nevada, providing a wide range of exclusive and specialized health care services to community members and visitors. UMC is home to Nevada's only Level I Trauma Center, only Designated Pediatric Trauma Center, only Burn Care Center and only Center for Transplantation. Children's Hospital of Nevada at UMC serves as the state's only hospital to be recognized and accepted as an associate member of the Children's Hospital Association.

Offering highly skilled physicians, nurses and staff members supported by the latest, cutting-edge technology, UMC and Children's Hospital of Nevada at UMC continue to build upon their shared reputation for providing Nevada’s highest level of care.

EXCELLENT BENEFITS!

A hospital's success is measured by its employees. At UMC, our employees make us the leading healthcare provider in Southern Nevada. To show our appreciation for all their hard work and dedication, UMC offers comprehensive and competitive benefits to all full and part-time employees.

Pension Retirement Plan Fully Paid by UMC!
UMC pays the full contribution (28%) of your base pay each pay period into the Public Employee Retirement System (PERS).

No Social Security Tax Withdrawal
UMC employees have a higher net take home pay!

Consolidated Annual Leave (Paid Time Off)
27 days of paid time off per year! Full- and part-time employees begin accruing CAL time immediately based on the number of hours worked. CAL time is used for vacation, holidays, sick and personal time off.

Extended Illness Bank (EIB)
To be used for employee hospitalization, or illness that results in an absence of more than 16 consecutive work hours.

Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription Coverage
UMC offers two plans for employee and dependent coverage: Clark County Self-Funded or Health Plan of Nevada HMO.

Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program and Public Service Loan Forgiveness eligible employer!

Basic Life Insurance
UMC provides basic life insurance for each employee and dependent.

Tax Deferred Compensation Program
Provided by MassMutual, UMC employees may make a pre-tax contribution through payroll deduction to this deferred compensation plan.

Employee Assistance Program
Counseling services available for employees and their immediate family members at no cost.

Other benefits for eligible full-time and part-time UMC employees:

Sign-On Bonus (select positions)
No State Income Tax 
Specialty Pay (selected areas)
Cafeteria Discount
Military Leave
Credit Union   (Clark County Credit Union)
On-Site Bank (US Bank)
Direct Deposit and Payroll Deductions
Employee Referral Program (selected positions)
Free Parking (assigned parking spots available for a fee)
Wellness Fair
Recreational Discount Offers
Free Shuttle Bus

41 job(s) at University Medical Center of Southern Nevada

University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, United States
Jul 21, 2018
Full Time
Position Summary EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN OF 28% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY! GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE! Bills insurance companies, governmental agencies and individual patients; to follow-up on open accounts; to resolve payment problems; and to finalize accounts. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Equivalent to high school graduation and two (2) years of hospital and/or physician clinic billing and/or follow-up experience. Licensing/Certification Requirements: None required. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements Legal/Collection Rep : Minimum of 3 years of hospital experience in account follow-up. Minimum of 3 years experience in working with Collection Agencies, Motor Vehicle Accident Claims.Knowledge of Fair Debt Act Collection Laws and Auto Carriers. Minimum of 3 years experience in patient accounting software systems. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel. EPIC EHR experience Customer Service : Minimum of 3 years in customer service. Working in a fast paced environment; applying effective customer service techniques; applying billing practices; monitoring and tracking payments; reviewing accounts and making corrections and adjustments; resolving problems with accounts; establishing effective payment arrangements. Experience in working with Collection Agencies, Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Spanish Bilingual EPIC EHR experience Billing : Minimum three years experience of hospital based billing in Medicare and Medicaid. Expertise in Medicare Inpatient hospital billing is a requirement. Experience with Medicare RAC (Recovery Audit Contractor) program Knowledge of rebilling/billing Medicare RAC claims. Minimum three years experience of follow up in Medicare and Medicaid. Experience in utilizing the Medicare Common Working File, Medicare Fiscal Intermediary Standard System/DDE (Direct Data Entry) system and Nevada Medicaid Eligibility Verification System. Experience and knowledge of CMS Medicare regulations and guidelines Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. Dependable, detail oriented, and self-motivated. EPIC EHR experience Worker's Compensation Processes : Knowledge of Worker's Comp Processes for Nevada. Recent experience processing C4 forms, billing and follow-up of workers compensation claims in Nevada. Knowledge of DIR requirements. Managed Care/Follow-up : Minimum of 3 years of hospital experience in account follow-up. Minimum of 3 years experience in working with managed care contracts, or knowledge of. Minimum of 3 years experience in reconciliation of accounts including payments, adjustments, denials, and under pays. Minimum of 3 years experience in patient accounting software systems. Proficient in Microsoft Excel. Able to interpret manage care contracts and the ability to do discrepancy work-ups. Proficient analytical skills to resolve complex claims. Able to read explanation of benefits proficiently. Must have good communication skills. EPIC EHR experience Cash Posting : Performs data entry for assigned payors of accounts payable Posts electronic payments, direct deposits, wire transfers Posts manual payments Monitors discrepancies in cash posting to patient accounts Tabulating charges and adjustments Basic knowledge of Explanation of Benefits or Remittance Advice Proficient with 10 Key operations Minimum one year experience in Medical claims cash posting EPIC EHR experience Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Office theories and principles; medical terminology and procedures; insurance plans, governmental agencies and other social services; legal terminology and requirements; alternative pay sources; collection principles and techniques; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures. Skill in: Applying customer service techniques; applying billing practices; monitoring and tracking payments; reviewing accounts and making corrections and adjustments; resolving problems with accounts; establishing effective payment arrangements; performing basic mathematical computations; preparing legal documentation such as notices, liens and subpoenas; developing interpersonal relations with vendors, agencies and patients; using computers and related software applications; using office equipment such as phones, copiers, facsimiles and adding machines; communicating effectively with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard office equipment; stamina to remain seated for long periods of time; vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. MPUMCLV Closing Date/Time: 7/29/2018 5:00 PM Pacific
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, United States
Jul 18, 2018
Part Time
Position Summary Performs diagnostic exams on patients in the specialized areas of mammography, computed tomography, and special procedures. Uses specialized equipment, techniques and/or computer programs to perform the work. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Successful completion of an AMA approved Radiologic Technology Program. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Valid American Registry of Radiology Technologists (ARRT) Registered in Radiography; National Certification in specialty area such as Computed Tomography or Angiography. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements Valid American Registry of Radiology Technologists (ARRT) Registered in Computed Tomography. Previous experience in performing CT exams on patients. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Procedures and protocols associated with area of assignment; specialized equipment used in area of assignment; radiography protocols and procedures; quality assurance and quality control measures; personal computers; anatomy and physiology of the human body; contrast application and contrast reaction symptoms; venipuncture techniques; department and hospital safety practices and principles; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures. Skill in: Utilizing computers and specialized application software for scanning and diagnostic evaluation; utilizing specialized equipment and techniques for diagnostic evaluation; applying aseptic techniques; positioning patients properly to maximize results; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time, vision to read printed materials and VDT screens, hearing and speech to communicate effectively in-person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. Closing Date/Time: 7/24/2018 5:00 PM Pacific
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, United States
Jul 18, 2018
Full Time
Position Summary **OPEN TO CURRENT UMC EMPLOYEES ONLY** Position Summary: Performs specialized professional level human resources activities including: recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, employee/labor relations, employee development, systems/records development, student coordination, and benefits. Job Requirement Distinguishing Characteristics: This is the third in a four level human resources job family. This class is distinguished from Human Resources Technician/Specialist by its professional journey-level analytical support of hospital-wide human resources program responsibilities. Incumbents are expected to perform work in any of the defined areas as team structure, workload and training dictate. Its is distinguished from Senior Human Resources Analyst in that the latter is the lead/specialist class in this series. Education/Experience: Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in public or business administration and two (2) years of professional level human resources experience. Licensing/Certification Requirements: None required. Age Specific Requirements: Individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to assess the needs of and provide services appropriate to the age of the patient/client served on the assigned unit/department. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to their age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the area''s policies and procedures. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements Five (5) years of recent work experience in a Human Resources department; Current knowledge of UMC'sPolicies, Procedure and Practices; Experience withSAP, NeoGov and Kronos; Ability to develop spreadsheets and reports. Intermediate Excel level, Strong communication skills; High level of detail orientation. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Principles and practices of human resources administration; relevant Federal, state and county laws and regulations; basic data sampling and statistical analysis techniques; computer applications related to duties; project management and analytical techniques.; principles and techniques of preparation of effective written informational and educational materials; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures. Skill in: Providing professional analytical and programmatic work; carrying assigned project(s) through, from data gathering to completion; using tact, discretion and prudence in dealing with issues and people contacted in the course of duties; making effective oral presentations to small and large groups; using initiative and independent judgement within general policy guidelines; use of computer software/applications related to duties; maintaining accurate records and files; preparing clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials; contributing effectively to the accomplishment of team or work unit goals, objectives and activities; communicating effectively with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard office equipment, stamina to remain standing for long periods of time, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to occasionally lift and carry up to 25 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. Closing Date/Time: 7/24/2018 5:00 PM Pacific
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, United States
Jul 18, 2018
Part Time
Position Summary ***OPEN TO CURRENT UMC EMPLOYEES ONLY*** Provides diagnostic radiographic exams of patient for use by physicians in the development of diagnoses and treatment plans. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Equivalent to graduation from high school and graduation from an accredited school of radiology. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Must possess valid American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) certification in Radiography. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements One yearrecent experience performing diagnostic radiographic exams of patience in an acute care hospital. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Radiographic examination procedures and protocols; diagnostic x-ray equipment; quality assurance and quality control measures; personal computers; anatomy and physiology of the human body; contrast application and contrast reaction symptoms; venipuncture techniques; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices. Skill in: Positioning patients properly to maximize results; using diagnostic x-ray exam equipment; preparing and administering contrast solutions; applying radiation safety principles; applying aseptic principles; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting, including stamina to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time; vision to use standard office equipment and read printed materials including a VDT screen; hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. MPUMCLV Closing Date/Time: 7/24/2018 5:00 PM Pacific
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Various Ambulatory Care Clinics (Non-Specialty), NV, United States
Jul 14, 2018
Full Time
Position Summary EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN AT 28% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY! SIGN-ON BONUS! QUARTERLY BONUSES! PAY FOR ALL HOURS WORKED EACH PAY PERIOD! GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE! Responsible for performing professional physician services and for performing required administrative duties. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of medicine. Some positions may require two (2) years of clinical practice experience. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Valid License by State of Nevada to practice medicine. State of Nevada Pharmacy Board License to Prescribe Medications and DEA Controlled Substance Registration Certificate. Some positions may require one or more of the following certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) from the American Heart Association (AHA). Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Adult and pediatric care, equipment, supplies and practices; federal, state, local and accreditation laws, regulations and standards; related outside agencies, their services, roles and responsibilities to contact them to appropriate needed information for patient referrals; principles and practices of medical care; quality assurance and performance improvement principles and methods; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and procedures; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices. Skill in: Effective provision of medical care; assessing and improving the effectiveness and efficiency of medical care provided through the use of hospital QI program; ensuring that services are appropriate for meeting patient's medical, social and emotional needs, consistent with sound health care resource allocation practices; developing goals, objectives, policies and procedures; applying leadership techniques; making effective decisions under stress and emergency circumstances; developing care plans; solving problems; communicating with a wide variety people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard equipment, stamina to remain seated and maintain concentration for extended periods of time; vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen; hearing and speech to communicate effectively in-person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. Please note: This is an EXEMPT position which is not covered by the union. Applicants for employment to non-union eligible positions are not eligible for longevity benefits. Current UMC employees who have not qualified for longevity payments (do not have 8 full years of creditable service) and who voluntarily transfer, promote, demote or are reassigned into a non-union eligible position will not receive the longevity benefit. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Various Ambulatory Care Clinics (Non-Specialty), NV, United States
Jul 14, 2018
Full Time
Position Summary EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN AT 28% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY! SIGN-ON BONUS! QUARTERLY BONUSES! GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE! Position Summary: Responsible for performing professional primary care physician services. Establishes and maintains relationships with patients; participates in a call schedule; provides outstanding customer service Job Requirement Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of medicine in the area of family medicine/primary care, pediatrics or internal medicine. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Valid License by State of Nevada to practice medicine. State of Nevada Pharmacy Board License to Prescribe Medications and DEA Controlled Substance Registration Certificate. Some positions may require one or more of the following certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) from the American Heart Association (AHA). Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Principles and practices of medical care; adult and pediatric care, equipment, supplies and practices; infectious diseases and infection control practices; federal, state, local and accreditation laws, regulations, standards and trends in the field of medicine; related outside agencies, their services, roles and responsibilities to contact them to appropriate needed information for patient referrals; quality assurance and performance improvement principles and methods; peer review process; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and procedures; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices. Skill in: Effective provision of medical care; assessing and improving the effectiveness and efficiency of medical care provided through the use of hospital QI program; ensuring that services are appropriate for meeting patient's medical, social and emotional needs, consistent with sound health care resource allocation practices; developing goals, objectives, policies and procedures; applying leadership techniques; multi-tasking and making effective decisions under stress and emergency circumstances; developing care plans; effective verbal and written communication as well as effective listening; solving problems; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard equipment, stamina to remain seated and maintain concentration for extended periods of time; vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen; hearing and speech to communicate effectively in-person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. Please note: This is an EXEMPT position which is not covered by the union. Applicants for employment to non-union eligible positions are not eligible for longevity benefits. Current UMC employees who have not qualified for longevity payments (do not have 8 full years of creditable service) and who voluntarily transfer, promote, demote or are reassigned into a non-union eligible position will not receive the longevity benefit. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, United States
Jul 14, 2018
Full Time
Position Summary ELIGIBLE FOR REFERRAL BONUS EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN OF 28% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY! SIGN-ON BONUS! GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE! THIS POSITION MAY CLOSE WITHOUT NOTICE ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF QUALIFIED APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED. ELIGIBLE FOR 5% CRITICAL CARE DIFFERENTIAL ON TOP OF THE POSTED BASE PAY Functions as a charge nurse responsible for assigning patients to and monitoring the work of nurses within the unit on assigned shift and to assist the Clinical Manager in the supervision of assigned employees on shift. The position also carries a patient load and applies the nursing process to deliver basic, safe, therapeutic care, for individuals or groups of patients in a pediatric intensive care setting. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and three (3) years of clinical nursing experience in a Pediatric Intensive Care setting . Licensing/Certification Requirements: Valid License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Registered Nurse, and; American Heart Association Healthcare Basic Life Support (BLS) certification; Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification; Pediatric Advanced Support (PALS) Certification. Trauma Nurse Core (TNCC) Certification and Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS) Certification needed either at hire or within one year of hire. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements CHARGE NURSE EXPERIENCE (ASSIGNED OR RELIEF). ABLE TO WORK NIGHTS. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Modern principles of effective supervision; nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and coordination of patient care); standards of care; disease process; equipment used in providing patient care in specialty area; patient care plan development; patient evaluation and assessment techniques; body mechanics used with ambulating, transferring and repositioning patients; Nurse Practice Act; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices. Skill in: Assigning and monitoring the work of others; assigning work to cover patients' needs; evaluating quality control; implementing nursing process including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation; working with high risk or critically ill patients; performing invasive nursing procedures associated with area of specialty; developing and implementing education programs associated with specialty; organizing, prioritizing and delegating work; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds under stressful conditions; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting, including stamina to stand and walk for extended periods of time, strength to examine and treat varied individuals, vision to use standard office equipment and read printed materials including a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. MPUMCLV Closing Date/Time: Continuous
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Various Ambulatory Care Clinics (Non-Specialty), NV, United States
Jul 14, 2018
Part Time
Position Summary Position Summary: Responsible for performing professional physician services and for performing required administrative duties Job Requirement Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of medicine. Some positions may require two (2) years of clinical practice experience. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Valid License by State of Nevada to practice medicine. State of Nevada Pharmacy Board License to Prescribe Medications and DEA Controlled Substance Registration Certificate. Some positions may require one or more of the following certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) from the American Heart Association (AHA). Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Adult and pediatric care, equipment, supplies and practices; federal, state, local and accreditation laws, regulations and standards; related outside agencies, their services, roles and responsibilities to contact them to appropriate needed information for patient referrals; principles and practices of medical care; quality assurance and performance improvement principles and methods; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and procedures; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices. Skill in: Effective provision of medical care; assessing and improving the effectiveness and efficiency of medical care provided through the use of hospital QI program; ensuring that services are appropriate for meeting patient's medical, social and emotional needs, consistent with sound health care resource allocation practices; developing goals, objectives, policies and procedures; applying leadership techniques; making effective decisions under stress and emergency circumstances; developing care plans; solving problems; communicating with a wide variety people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard equipment, stamina to remain seated and maintain concentration for extended periods of time; vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen; hearing and speech to communicate effectively in-person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, United States
Jul 14, 2018
Full Time
Position Summary EMPLOYEE REFERRAL BONUS ELIGIBLE! Functions as a charge nurse responsible for assigning patients to and monitoring the work of nurses within the unit on assigned shift and to assist the Clinical Manager in the supervision of assigned employees on shift. The position also carries a patient load and applies the nursing process to deliver basic, safe, therapeutic care, for individuals or groups of patients in an acute care operating room setting. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and ( 3) years of RN experience including at least two (2) years recent (within the past five(5) years)experience in an Acute Care OR Setting. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Valid License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Registered Nurse, and; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider (BLS); Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certifications. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements CHARGE NURSE EXPERIENCE TRAUMA OR EXPERIENCE A PLUS!! Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Modern principles of effective supervision; nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and coordination of patient care); standards of care; disease process; equipment used in providing patient care in specialty area; patient care plan development; patient evaluation and assessment techniques; body mechanics used with ambulating, transferring and repositioning patients; Nurse Practice Act; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices. Skill in: Assigning and monitoring the work of others; assigning work to cover patients' needs; evaluating quality control; implementing nursing process including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation; working with high risk or critically ill patients; performing invasive nursing procedures associated with area of specialty; developing and implementing education programs associated with specialty; organizing, prioritizing and delegating work; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds under stressful conditions; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting, including stamina to stand and walk for extended periods of time, strength to examine and treat varied individuals, vision to use standard office equipment and read printed materials including a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. MPUMCLV Closing Date/Time: Continuous
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, United States
Jul 14, 2018
Full Time
Position Summary EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN OF 28% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY! GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE! This position may close with 24 hours notice once a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. Develops, implements and evaluates programs or educational content for nursing and non-nursing hospital staff. Duties include designing educational programs, assessing staff proficiency in subject area, developing curricula, and instructing. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited nursing school and two (2) years of clinical nursing experience. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Valid license from the State of Nevada to Practice as a Registered Nurse; Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Some positions may require certification as a Basic Life Support Instructor or Instructor Certification in Specialty. Some positions may require Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements Bachelor's Degree Strong recent documented clinicalPediatrics ED / Pediatric critical care experience a must. Previous experience in Clinical Education in an acute care or large hospital setting ACLS instructor and BLS instructor preferred. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Nursing practices; federal, state, and local laws, regulations and standards of care; emerging technology and processes; quality assurance and performance improvement principles and practices; adult education principles and practices; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; age specific patient care practices. Skill in: Developing proficiency assessment techniques; developing curricula and seminars; networking; performing research; evaluating programs; group facilitation techniques; principles and practices of the performance improvement process; needs assessment techniques; conducting educational programs using a variety of training tools; establishing and maintaining an effective working relationship with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard office equipment, stamina to remain seated and/or standing for an extended period of time, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or an eligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. Closing Date/Time: 9/13/2018 5:00 PM Pacific
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, United States
Jul 13, 2018
Full Time
Position Summary EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN OF 28% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY! GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE! This position may close with 24 hours notice once a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. Position Summary: Provides technical expertise and oversight to Clinical Laboratory Technologists on a shift or performing within a particular specialty area. Duties include developing procedure manuals, serving as the liaison between the laboratory and nursing staff, evaluating new equipment and processes, and training and evaluating Laboratory Technicians and Technologists. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Equivalent to graduation from high school and four (4) years of experience as a Medical Technologist, two of which was in a lead/senior or supervisory role. Employees working in the Transfusion Service must pass the background and/or security investigations and maintain clearance per the State of Nevada and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). Licensing/Certification Requirements: Valid State of Nevada license as a Laboratory General Supervisor. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements Previous recent documented LIS ( Laboratory Information System) experience. Three (3) years documented Cerner Millennium experience a must. Prefer two (2) years of EPIC experience. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Anatomy; medical technology; bacteriology; proper laboratory techniques, including infection and disease control measures; quality control and performance improvement processes; safety standards for proper handling and disposal of bio-hazardous wastes; regulations and accreditation agencies standards; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices. Skill in: Supervising and evaluating staff; developing, implementing and enforcing methods, policies and procedures; preparing and monitoring budgets; applying phlebotomy techniques; applying procedures for emergency situations; applying customer service principles; performing laboratory procedures on blood, urine, and other body fluids; troubleshooting and maintaining laboratory instruments and equipment; applying quality controls to laboratory procedures; problem solving; training laboratory staff; analyzing data and reports to identify process problems; interpreting laboratory test results and identifying abnormalities; using a computer and a variety of software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds under stressful conditions; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, including stamina to stand and/or walk for an extended period of time, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. MPUMCLV Closing Date/Time: Continuous
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, United States
Jul 12, 2018
Part Time
Position Summary Provides care to acutely and critically ill patients, in a highly technical and ongoing monitoring environment. These patients are facing life-threatening problems with varying needs, which require extensive medication protocols and therapies. Provides direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and a minimum of one year of recent ER or intensive care experience. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Current License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Registered Nurse; and American Heart Association Healthcare Provider (BLS) certification; Advanced Life Support (ACLS) certification.Needed at hire or within 12 months of hire-Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or Emergency Nurse Pediatric Course (ENPC) certification; Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum (TNCC) and Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS) certification. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements MINIMUM OF TWO YEARS RECENT (WITHIN THE PAST FIVE (5) YEARS) ER EXPERIENCE IN A SIMILAR FACILITY. TRAUMA EXPERIENCE A PLUS! Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and coordination of patient care); anatomy and physiology; standards of care; disease process; medical equipment; patient care plan development; patient evaluation and assessment techniques; body mechanics used with ambulating, transferring and repositioning patients; how to use general office equipment including, but not limited to: facsimiles, copiers, telephones and computers; pharmacology and medication administration; Nurse Practice Act; department and hospital safety practice and procedures; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures. Skill in: Implementing nursing process including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation; working with high risk or critically ill patients; performing invasive nursing procedures associated with area of specialty; developing and implementing education programs associated with specialty; organizing, prioritizing and delegating work; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, including stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time, and strength to examine and treat varied patients, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, United States
Jul 12, 2018
Part Time
Position Summary *PER DIEM OPENING* Position Summary: The Nurse Case Manager assists in providing a system of health care delivery at UMC which utilizes a coordinated, collaborative, multi-disciplinary approach to assess, plan, coordinate and evaluate the health care needs of patients throughout the health care continuum. The Nurse Case Manager serves as an advanced clinical resource to patients, families, staff and physicians in the delivery of care. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Must have five (5) years nursing experience or the same number of years equivalent experience in case management/transitional care coordination or a combination of both. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Valid License from State of Nevada to Practice as a Registered Nurse. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements Minimum one year inpatient Nurse Case Manager experience in a similar facility. One or more of the following A PLUS! Certified Case Manager (CCN) or Accredited Case Manager (ACM) Membership in: The Commission of Case Management (CCMC) Academy of Certified Case Managers (ACCM) American Case Management Association (ACMA) Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Principles of case management; nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and coordination of patient care); standards of care; disease process of illnesses or injuries in variety of specialty areas; patient care plan development; patient evaluation and assessment techniques; Nurse Practice Act; third party reimbursement regulations and rules; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices. Skill in: Working with patients in a variety of conditions; interpreting rules and regulations; interpreting and analyzing patient medical charts; using computers and a variety of software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds under stressful conditions; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting, including stamina to remain standing and/or walking for extended periods of time, strength to examine and treat varied individuals, vision to use standard office equipment, read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in-person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or an eligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. Closing Date/Time: 7/25/2018 5:00 PM Pacific
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, United States
Jul 03, 2018
Full Time
Position Summary EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN OF 28% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY! GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE! SIGN ON BONUS AND/OR RELOCATION ASSISTANCE FOR HIGHLY QUALIFIED Provides care to acutely and critically ill patients, in a highly technical and ongoing monitoring environment. These patients are facing life-threatening problems with varying needs, which require extensive medication protocols and therapies. Provides direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing andone-yearcurrent (within the past five (5) years) critical care experience in a similar facility. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Current License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Registered Nurse, Basic Life support (BLS) certification, and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS). Additional Certifications required either at hire or within 12 months of hire for: Burn Care Unit (BCU): Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS); Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum (TNCC): Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS). Trauma ICU (TICU): Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum (TNCC); Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS) Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements Minimum of (2) two years of previous ICU experience Traumaexperience a plus Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and coordination of patient care); anatomy and physiology; standards of care; disease process; medical equipment; patient care plan development; patient evaluation and assessment techniques; body mechanics used with ambulating, transferring and repositioning patients; how to use general office equipment including, but not limited to: facsimiles, copiers, telephones and computers; pharmacology and medication administration; Nurse Practice Act; department and hospital safety practice and procedures; patient rights;age-specificpatient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures. Skill in: Implementing nursing process including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation; working with high risk or critically ill patients; performing invasive nursing procedures associated with area of specialty; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions : Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, including stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time, and strength to examine and treat varied patients, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, United States
Jun 26, 2018
Full Time
Position Summary ***THIS POSITION WILL CLOSE WITHOUT NOTICE ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF QUALIFIED APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED*** Perform all credentialing functions, including intake, primary source verification, documentation, and tracking of credentialing requests, ensure compliance as defined by Joint Commission, CMS and state laws. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Equivalent to graduation from high school and three (3) years of Medical Staff credentialing experience or related health care experience. Licensing/Certification Requirements: None. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements Five (5)years recent credentialing experience in a hospital Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Office administrative and secretarial practices and procedures; UMC policies and procedures; UMC programs, services and organizational structure; laws and regulations governing health care; department and hospital safety practice and procedures; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures. Skill in: Providing varied, responsible and confidential secretarial and office administrative assistance; using tact, discretion, initiative and independent judgement within established guidelines; researching, compiling and summarizing a variety of materials; composing correspondence independently or from brief instructions; organizing work, setting priorities, meeting critical guidelines; coordinating supervisor's activities and schedules; maintaining confidentiality of sensitive information; problem solving and conflict resolution; addressing and handling matters independently within authorized scope of responsibility; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard office equipment, stamina to remain seated for extended periods of time, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a eligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. Closing Date/Time:
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, United States
Jun 21, 2018
Full Time
Position Summary EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN OF 28% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY! GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE! THIS POSITION MAY CLOSE WITHOUT NOTICE ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF QUALIFIED APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED. Provides respiratory therapy modalities per protocol and those ordered by physicians to improve the cardiopulmonary conditions of patients from neonatal to geriatric ages. Duties include assessment, administration and evaluation of respiratory care treatments, coordinating with physicians on treatment care plans, performing intubations, airway management and provision of life support intra-hospital and inter-hospital transportation to critical patients may include both adult and pediatric patients. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Equivalent to graduation from high school and successful completion of an approved school of Respiratory Therapy. The ARCP will be able to complete primary job duties in either PICU or NICU, AND will be able to at least complete job duties as a secondary in the other unit at the time of hire or within 90 days from the hire into this classification. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Credentialed by the NBRC as a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) with 5 years of NICU/PICU primary experience OR a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with NICU/PICU primary experience at time of hire. Current licensure by the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners as a Respiratory Care Practitioner. Basic Life Support (BLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)Certificate From the American Heart Association (AHA). State of Nevada Blood Gas Technologist or Blood Gas General Laboratory Supervisor license at time of hire or within 90 days from date of hire into classification. NRP (AHA) required within 90 days of hire. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements Two (2) years primary NICU and PICU experience & RRT credential. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Anatomy and physiology; blood gases; advanced respiratory and cardiology principles; dynamics of aerosol and IPPB therapy; respiratory care modalities for adults, pediatrics and neonatal patients when trained and competent; respiratory drug pharmacology; respiratory care equipment in use at facility; pulmonary rehabilitation techniques; patient acuity assessment methods; Hospital standards of care; department and hospital emergency response policies and practices; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials. Skill in: Using mechanical ventilators; performing arterial blood gas sampling and analysis; applying cardiopulmonary resuscitation; surfactant replacement therapy administration; using computers for data entry and reporting; maintaining airway adjustments; transporting critical patients; maintaining ventilation equipment; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical clinical environment and use standard equipment, stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently to move objects, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. MPUMCLV Closing Date/Time: Continuous
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, United States
Jun 21, 2018
Full Time
Position Summary Functions as a charge nurse responsible for assigning patients to and monitoring the work of nurses within the unit on assigned shift and to assist the Clinical Manager in the supervision of assigned employees on shift. The position also carries a patient load and applies the nursing process to deliver basic, safe, therapeutic care, for individuals or groups of patients in a Trauma Intensive Care Setting. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and three (3) of RN Critical Care Experience. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Valid License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Registered Nurse, and; Basic Life Support (BLS) certification; Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification;Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum (TNCC)cetification;Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS) certification. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements TRAUMA ICU EXPERIENCE A PLUS! CHARGE NURSE EXPERIENCE (ACTING OR ASSIGNED) Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Modern principles of effective supervision; nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and coordination of patient care); standards of care; disease process; equipment used in providing patient care in specialty area; patient care plan development; patient evaluation and assessment techniques; body mechanics used with ambulating, transferring and repositioning patients; Nurse Practice Act; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices. Skill in: Assigning and monitoring the work of others; assigning work to cover patients' needs; evaluating quality control; implementing nursing process including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation; working with high risk or critically ill patients; performing invasive nursing procedures associated with area of specialty; developing and implementing education programs associated with specialty; organizing, prioritizing and delegating work; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds under stressful conditions; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting, including stamina to stand and walk for extended periods of time, strength to examine and treat varied individuals, vision to use standard office equipment and read printed materials including a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, United States
May 03, 2018
Part Time
Position Summary EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN OF 28% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY! GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE! THIS POSITION MAY CLOSE WITHOUT NOTICE ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF QUALIFIED APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED. Position Summary: Independently performs complex and sophisticated laboratory analysis according to established laboratory protocols and procedures to include, but not limited to: patient test results; calibration of equipment; quality control; preventative maintenance; troubleshooting of instruments; method validation studies; result calculations; etc. Provides meaningful data that may be used by a physician in determining the presence, extent, cause and treatment of disease. Ensures accurate test results and communication when appropriate. Assists in the training of new staff, competency of staff, and education of students performing departmental clinical rotations. The work includes the use of microscopes, chemicals, computers, complex laboratory equipment and instrumentation. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Meets the requirements to be licensed as a Medical Technologist (NAC 652.420) or Specialty Technologist (NAC 652.483) in the State of Nevada. Licensing/Certification Requirements: A valid State of Nevada license as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist or Specialty Technologist is required or temporary employment for a period NOT exceeding six (6) months may be granted with documentation that the application for license process has been initiated. Failure to obtain and/or maintain licensure will result in termination of employment. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements Recent documented experience in Blood Bank. Must be able to pass background and/or security investigations per the State of Nevada and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Anatomy; proper laboratory techniques, including infection and disease control measures; medical technology related specifically to the department; proper handling and disposal of biohazardous waste; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; infection control policies and practices; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures. Skill in: Applying phlebotomy techniques; applying procedures for emergency situations; applying customer service principles; analyzing blood, urine and other body fluid samples; using laboratory microscopes; troubleshooting and maintaining laboratory instruments and equipment; applying quality controls to laboratory procedures; interpreting laboratory test results and identifying abnormalities; Using a computer and a variety of software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds under stressful conditions; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, stamina to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time, vision to read printed materials including a VDT screen; and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or an eligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, United States
Jul 21, 2018
Full Time
Position Summary EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN OF 28% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY! GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE! SIGN ON BONUS AND/OR RELOCATION ASSISTANCE FOR HIGHLY QUALIFIED INTENSIVE CARE NURSES. Provides care to acutely and critically ill patients, in a highly technical and ongoing monitoring environment. These patients are facing life-threatening problems with varying needs, which require extensive medication protocols and therapies. Provides direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles. Job Requirement Education/Experience: One (1) year current critical care experience in a similar facility. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Current License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Registered Nurse, Basic Life support (BLS) certification, and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS). Additional Certifications required either at hire or within 12 months of hire for: Burn Care Unit (BCU): Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS); Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum (TNCC): Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS). Trauma ICU (TICU): Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum (TNCC); Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS) Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements Successful completion of a formal critical care class A minimum of one year of criticalcare ICU experiencein a similar facility. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and coordination of patient care); anatomy and physiology; standards of care; disease process; medical equipment; patient care plan development; patient evaluation and assessment techniques; body mechanics used with ambulating, transferring and repositioning patients; how to use general office equipment including, but not limited to: facsimiles, copiers, telephones and computers; pharmacology and medication administration; Nurse Practice Act; department and hospital safety practice and procedures; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures. Skill in: Implementing nursing process including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation; working with high risk or critically ill patients; performing invasive nursing procedures associated with area of specialty; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions : Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, including stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time, and strength to examine and treat varied patients, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV, United States
Jul 21, 2018
Full Time
Position Summary EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN OF 28% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY! GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE! ONS CARD HOLDERS ELIGIBLE FOR 5% CRITICAL CARE DIFFERENTIAL Position Summary: Provides care to adult or elderly patients experience general medical conditions or general surgical procedures, which require general assessments related to specific conditions and general therapies and interventions. ***This Full-Time posting is for thefollowinglocation*** - Med/Surg - ONCOLOGY1500: 21800 W. Charleston Blvd.89102 Job Requirement Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and meets the requirements as specified in the Nursing Administrative Policy #PP-101 (Telemetry certification preferred; 1500 Oncology: Chemotherapy/Biotherapy certification after one (1) year of hire and not to exceed 2 years.) Licensing/Certification Requirements: Current License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Registered Nurse, and Basic Life support (BLS) certification. In the Oncology area a Chemotherapy Certification is required. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements PREFERRED: Minimum Two (2) years Recent Oncology Experience. Current ONS Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Provider Card is a plus. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Age Specific Requirements: Individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to assess the needs of and provide services appropriate to the age of the patient/client served on the assigned unit/department. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient''s requirements relative to their age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the area''s policies and procedures. Knowledge of: Nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and coordination of patient care); anatomy and physiology; standards of care; disease process; medical equipment; patient care plan development; patient evaluation and assessment techniques; body mechanics used with ambulating, transferring and repositioning patients; how to use general office equipment including, but not limited to: facsimiles, copiers, telephones and computers; pharmacology and medication administration; Nurse Practice Act; department and hospital safety practice and procedures; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures. Skill in: Implementing nursing process including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation; working with high risk or critically ill patients; performing invasive nursing procedures associated with area of specialty; developing and implementing education programs associated with specialty; organizing, prioritizing and delegating work; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, including stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time, and strength to examine and treat varied patients, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. Closing Date/Time: Continuous