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Nurse Intern - Albuquerque

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Healthcare
  • Albuquerque

AI generated summary

  • You must be a senior-level UNM CON student enrolled as an intern with basic nursing skills, bilingual in English and one Indigenous language, with 6 months of related experience. Obtain CPR certification and RN license within specified timeframes.
  • You will provide direct patient care, administer medication, assist with tests/procedures, maintain a safe environment, and support the hospital's mission through collaboration with the healthcare team and continuous professional development.


  • Essential:
  • Student Course
  • Education specialization:
  • Essential:
  • Senior Level-Good Standing UNM CON-Enrolled as Intern
  • Basic Nursing Skills Course at Nursing School
  • Experience:
  • Essential/Nonessential:
  • Bilingual English, Spanish, Keres, Tewa, Tiwa, Towa, Zuni, or Navajo 1/2 year (6 months) directly related experience
  • Credentials:
  • Essential:
  • CPR for Healthcare/BLS Prov or Prof Rescuers w/in 30 days
  • Upon completion of pgm temp or perm RN lic w/in 6 weeks


  • PATIENT CARE - Deliver safe, direct care to an assigned group of patients, under the supervision of an RN Preceptor
  • POLICIES - Work within Hospitals, Nursing division and departmental policies
  • CARE PLAN - Work in collaboration with the healthcare team, implement and document individualized care plans incorporating age specific considerations, including discharge planning and patient/family teaching
  • MEDICATION - Administer medication, including IV medication, via the Seven Rights; document and communicate clinical findings
  • TESTS AND PROCEDURES - Assist with special tests and procedures, ensure proper consent has been obtained
  • EMERGENCY MEASURES - Assist with or institute emergency measures for sudden, adverse developments in patients
  • ENVIRONMENT - Maintain a safe, comfortable, and therapeutic environment for patients/families in accordance with Hospitals standards
  • MISSION AND GOALS - Assist to maintain, support, and implement department and Hospitals mission and goals
  • DEVELOPMENT - Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reading current literature, attending in-services, meetings and workshops
  • RELATED WORK - Perform related duties and responsibilities as required
  • PATIENT SAFETY 1 - Follow patient safety-related policies, procedures and protocols
  • PATIENT SAFETY 2 - Demonstrate proactive approach to patient safety by seeking opportunities to improve patient safety through questioning of current policies and processes
  • PATIENT SAFETY 3 - Identify and report/correct environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at undue risk
  • PATIENT SAFETY 4 - Report potential or actual patient safety concerns, medical errors and/or near misses in a timely manner
  • PATIENT SAFETY 5 - Encourage patients to actively participate in their own care by asking questions and reporting treatment or situations that they don't understand or may "not seem right"


What education is required for the Nurse Intern position in Albuquerque?

Essential education requirements include being a Senior Level-Good Standing UNM CON student enrolled as an Intern and completing a Basic Nursing Skills Course at a Nursing School.

What experience is preferred for the Nurse Intern position?

Nonessential experience that is preferred includes having 1/2 year (6 months) of directly related experience and being bilingual in English and Spanish, Keres, Tewa, Tiwa, Towa, Zuni, or Navajo.

What credentials are required for the Nurse Intern position?

Essential credentials include having CPR for Healthcare/BLS certification or Professional Rescuers certification within 30 days of hiring, and obtaining a temporary or permanent RN license within 6 weeks of completing the program.

What are the physical conditions for the Nurse Intern position?

The Nurse Intern position requires Heavy Work, which involves exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly. The physical demand requirements exceed those for Medium Work.

What working conditions should Nurse Interns be aware of?

Nurse Interns may encounter significant hazards, including exposure to chemicals and biohazardous materials that require personal protective equipment. Access to medication rooms is limited, and nurses must adhere to the Medication Administration Policy.

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As a teaching hospital and the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the state of New Mexico, we offer our professionals the opportunity to do impactful work and to grow, as individuals and a team. - New Mexico's only Academic Medical Center - Serving more than 450,000 outpatients each year - Recognized for 13 pediatric subspecialties - Treating more than 90,000 emergency patients annually - Operating a variety of clinics throughout Albuquerque Through our community-responsive, culturally competent patient care, education, and clinical research programs, our vision is to be the leader in improving New Mexico's health outcomes. We aspire to be one of the nation's leading university hospitals—both an excellent academic institution and an innovative, community-oriented public teaching hospital.