The Pulmonary Procedural area supports a cutting edge of current technologies such as Interventional Pulmonology, Critical Care, Lung Transplantation, and Conventional Pulmonary Diagnostic Service lines. Our renovated procedural suites allow for the diagnostic and therapeutic treatment modalities of pulmonary disease states. Within the Pulmonary Procedural area, the Pulmonary Procedural nurse at UMMC provides exceptional nursing care to a specific inpatient and outpatient population in a procedural area setting.
As a practicing nurse you will work along with the dynamic teams of board certified Pulmonologists and Respiratory Therapists. Utilizing best nursing practices, you will be responsible for the overall patient care, assessment, recovery post procedure, and patient follow up after discharge. Employing your nursing skills, you will educate patients, perform bedside assessments, ECG interpretation, as well as patient discharge teaching. You will partner with nursing units and service lines to coordinate patient across the medical center to enhance the overall patient experience.
This nurse will be competent in the skills/knowledge required and fully participate in unit governance. He/she will practice and adhere to the guidelines specified in the UMMC Professional Nurse Job Charter. Independently provides and coordinates care provided to patients within a clinical specialty. Serves as a fully effective and participative member of the multidisciplinary patient care services team. Demonstrates and models the full range of nursing professional practice in both care provided and in participation in development of strategies to improve patient outcomes, satisfaction with service and cost effectiveness at the unit level. Is accountable to patients and families for the processes and outcomes of care during an episode of care. Is accountable to peers for the advancement of group practice on the unit, and to the nurse manager for the totality of work performance.
3-5 years critical care and/or procedural area experience preferred.
Ability to coordinate patient flow in a dynamic patient care procedural setting,