Nurse Administrator - Center for Polar Medical Operations (CPMO), 6-9 month locum to work in ANTARCT
Company: University of Texas Medical Branch
Posted on: March 19, 2020
RN from an accredited professional nursing school. Minimum of six
(6) years experience in health care. Require supervisory
experience, with at least two (2) years as a Lead Nurse, Nurse
Manager, or Clinic Administrator working in a primary care
environment. Must possess and maintain a current nursing license to
practice in the United States. Current BCLS and BTLS
certification.Job Description:The Nurse Administrator provides
administrative leadership, consultation, and support for the USAP
McMurdo Station medical department. This position provides
administrative continuity and nursing care to staff and patients
participating in the United States Antarctic Program (USAP) while
acting as a liaison for the Galveston Headquarters Management
Specific Job Related Duties
--- Serves as on-site communication liaison for clinical affairs
and medical department management.
--- Facilitates on-site problem solving and consultation through a
coordinated program-wide approach.
--- Objectively evaluates/documents performance of personnel and
takes corrective action as appropriate.
--- Maintains a continuous physical presence within the clinic and
responds to requests for assistance.
--- Facilitates patient flow, communication, and problem
--- Monitors and ensures that staff and patients have resources for
effective and efficient services.
--- Assists with implementation of policies and programs.
--- Serves as a resource person and role model for staff.
--- Leads / participates, as appropriate, in collaborative team
approaches to developing and enhancing an integrated system of
--- Monitors and promotes fair labor practices while providing
leadership and support.
--- Identifies and promptly addresses unsafe practices and other
safety issues in the clinic.
--- Ensures staff participation in all fire safety, MCI drills,
infection control and other mandatory training.
--- Identifies appropriate internal controls for department;
provides mechanisms to monitor and enforce compliance.
--- Adheres to internal controls and reporting structure.
--- Worksite location will be in a remote hospital, clinical,
laboratory, and/or office environment(s) at a USAP Research
--- May be exposed to extreme and harsh weather conditions in
Antarctic work environment.
--- International travel required.
--- Conditions such as noise, odors, cramped workspace and/or fumes
could sometimes cause discomfort.
--- Moderate to extreme physical effort may be required such as
walking, standing, and lifting materials, equipment, objects,
--- Frequent lifting may be heavy and awkward, over 50 lbs.
--- Vision, hearing, talking, and sense of touch abilities must be
adequate enough to enable one to quickly and accurately perform
tasks such as: reading small print, reading from monitoring
equipment, defining details, sending and receiving clear and
accurate verbal communication.
--- Frequent periods of concentrated or focused attention will be
needed to interpret visual, auditory, and sensory inputs.
--- Alertness and careful attention to detail will be required to
--- May be exposed to such occupational hazards as communicable
diseases, radiation, and disoriented or combative patients.
--- May be required to be on standby and work extended shifts in
situations deemed necessary.
Standard patient care equipment, mechanical devices, and office
equipment associated with remote locations within the USAP.
Contractual requirements with NSF's USAP program may also include
security clearances including a NACI at the minimum
6-9 month locum to work in ANTARCTICA
Proficiency in Microsoft Office
Preferred Work Experience
Emergency and/or Family Medicine
Equal Employment Opportunity
UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without
regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion,
disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal
Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and
advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with
Req id: 64284
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