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UAB Medicine

UAB Medicine

Marketing & Communications
Durham, NC, USA
Posted on Friday, November 17, 2023
RN - Registered Nurse - Unit-Based Travel Alternative Program -TAP - Multiple Shifts - (UAB000XY)

Description

Within the Travel Alternative Program (TAP), to utilize the nursing process to care and/or counsel individuals in the promotion and maintenance of health and the prevention of illness and injury. Using a systematic critical-thinking approach to guide data gathering, assessment, nursing judgment, intervention and evaluation of human responses to actual and potential health problems through activities such as health teaching, health counseling and the provision of care supportive and restorative of life and supportive of a peaceful death. To identify patient needs using the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) Synergy Model. To delegate, coordinate and manage all aspects of nursing care provided to the patient, their family and our community in a timely and cost-effective manner. To deliver patient care in collaboration with the patient, their family and all members of the health care team and with the knowledge of a licensed physician, psychologist, podiatrist, and/or dentist.

This is a UNIT SPECIFIC Temporary Staffing Agreement.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

Graduate of an accredited Nursing program required. Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement.

Licenses / Certifications / Registrations

Currently licensed or eligible to be licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the Alabama Board of Nursing required. Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) is required or should be obtained within 30 days of employment. Depending on the unit/department, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification and/or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) may be required.

Candidates must have 2 years of experience in the area approved for assignment. Candidates with less than 2 years of experience, but with 12 months of recent UAB RN experience will be considered.

Initial contract length is 12 weeks with optional renewal for a duration of 8 to 12 weeks.

Primary Location

: UAB Hospital

Job Category

: Nursing Careers-Registered Nurse

Organization

: 708450000 Resource Management Systems

Employee Status

: Irregular/Flexible
Shift: Rotation / Flexible Staffing / Multiple Shifts