RN | Acute Care for Elders | PM Shifts

UAB Medicine

Full Time
Birmingham, AL

Position Title: RN – Acute Care for Elders at Highlands (PM)

Location: UAB Hospital Highlands- Birmingham, AL

Department: Acute Care for Elders Unit

Shift: 3-12 hour shifts/PM

Required Degree: Graduate of an accredited nursing program

Required Years of Experience:  None

Other Required Qualifications: RN license + BLS certification


Position Description

The ACE unit is the very first of its kind in Alabama and is nationally recognized for addressing the health care needs of geriatric patients. The diverse, multidisciplinary team of nurses, physicians, social workers, pharmacists, and physical, occupational, and speech therapists are committed to excellent patient care, positive patient outcomes, and are passionate about making a difference in patients’ lives. Opportunities for professional growth are vast, including opportunities like becoming a geriatric scholar and certification in your area of interest.

To utilize the nursing process to care and/or counsel individuals in the promotion and maintenance of health and the prevention of illness and injury. Using a systematic critical-thinking approach to guide data gathering, assessment, nursing judgment, intervention and evaluation of human responses to actual and potential health problems through activities such as health teaching, health counseling and the provision of care supportive and restorative of life and supportive of a peaceful death. To identify patient needs using the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) Synergy Model. To delegate, coordinate and manage all aspects of nursing care provided to the patient, their family and our community in a timely and cost-effective manner. To deliver patient care in collaboration with the patient, their family and all members of the health care team and with the knowledge of a licensed physician, psychologist, podiatrist, and/or dentist.


About UAB Medicine

Located in Birmingham, UAB Medicine is one of the four largest academic medical centers in the United States and Alabama’s largest single-site employer. In addition to providing health care services for more than 1.3 million patients annually, we are committed to educating medical professionals and advancing medical science through research. UAB Medicine is anchored by UAB Hospital, which has been named one of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals, one of America’s Best Employers by Forbes magazine, among the 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker’s Hospital Review, and a winner of the Women’s Choice award for excellence in patient care. We offer a competitive benefits package, 100% tuition assistance, and an exciting atmosphere to start or grow your career.


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