Registered Nurse Advanced Illness Nurse

UMC Health System - Lubbock, TX4.2

Registered Nurse –Advanced Illness Nurse

Shift – Schedule: FT 11A-11P

Departmental DescriptionThe Advanced Illness Nurse (AIN) should be comfortable discussing end of life issues. The AIN will perform ongoing physical, psychosocial, and emotional assessments of the specified population being treated in the Emergency Center. The AIN is responsible to identify patients who enter the Emergency Center having multiple chronic conditions which could benefit from Advance Care Planning and Goals of Care conversations. The AIN will encourage advanced care planning documentation on patients who have been identified as being at risk for high utilization of healthcare resources. The AIN will assist with revision of care plans when appropriate. The AIN supports the referral process, delivery of care, staff training and development.


Must maintain a current CPR certification from American Heart Association
Provides professional nursing care to patients and provides supervision and guidance to the members of the nursing staff.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.

Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing
Valid Texas RN License/Eligible Compact License
Minimum of 5 years of Acute Care experience.
Palliative or Hospice Care experience preferred.

UMC Hospital Orientation
Unit specific orientation
Galen E-learning Curriculum Modules / Online Nursing Competency Validation
Electronic Documentation

Competitive benefits package
No mandatory floating/overtime
Educational Reimbursement for pursing BSN/MSN after 90 days of employment
Relocation assistance available (if applicable)
UMC’s Mission, Vision and Standards Include

Vision Statement: To Serve Our Patients in the Best Teaching Hospital in the Country
Mission Statement: Service is our passion. We serve by providing safe, high quality care to all, achieving excellent financial performance, and training tomorrow’s healthcare professionals.
Standards of Excellence: Attitude, Communication, Responsiveness, Compassion, Teamwork, Ownership, Safety and Respect
About UMC

501 licensed beds
Regions only Magnet designated Hospital
Regions only Level I Trauma Center
Regions only Level I Burn Center
DNV accredited
Primary teaching hospital for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC)
Ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in Texas by Texas Monthly

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.