Job Description

Staff Nurse/RN

Requisition IDreq11308
Working TitleStaff Nurse/RN
Position GradeCN12
Position Summary

The University of New Mexico, College of Nursing invites application for a Staff Nurse RN to work at our Geriatric Education Health Management clinic. Follows established nursing process, including patient assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation. Ensures adherence to department and university policies and nursing procedures standards, and practices. Responsibilities include supervision of nursing and interdepartmental students. Maintaining BLS Certification required.

This is a .30 FTE.

The University of New Mexico is New Mexico’s flagship R1 research intensive institution occupying nearly 800 acres near old Route 66 in the heart of Albuquerque, a metropolitan area of more than 500,000 people. The College of Nursing provides exemplary and innovative education, research, practice, service, and leadership intended to advance the science of nursing and improve tribal, state, national, and global health. The College of Nursing is part of a vibrant Health Sciences Center (HSC), which includes New Mexico’s only Level 1 trauma center and medical school. The HSC provides an exceptional education for more than 1500 students each year in 21 different health fields. The HSC is known for cutting edge research with more than $165 million in extramural research funding. The HSC has an established Clinical & Translational Science Center that provides extensive opportunities and resources to support collaborative research in a variety of interest areas.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • CPR Certification must be obtained within 2 weeks of date of hire.
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
  • IV Certification within 6 months of hire may be required for some positions in this classification, depending on the individual needs of the department
Minimum Qualifications

Graduate of a nationally accredited Nursing program; no previous experience required.Certification/Licensure State of New Mexico Licensed Registered Nurse or licensure pending as documented by temporary licensure OR current RN licensure from a state participating in the multistate privilege to practice compact with New Mexico.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

· BSN

· Bilingual in Spanish


3 or more working in/with:

· Geriatric Patients

· Clinical experience


Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentCollege of Nursing (AFD)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Part-Time
Term End Date06/30/2020
StatusNon-Exempt
Pay$19.81 Minimum to $29.72 Midpoint
Benefits Eligible
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check Required
For Best Consideration Date12/2/2019
Application InstructionsA complete application will include: 1.Cover Letter2.Resume3.Complete Application

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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