HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) Telemetry / Full Time Nights in El Paso, Texas









*FACILITY DESCRIPTION:***

Las Palmas Medical Center is a Level III Trauma, 186-private patient room, full service acute care hospital. Las Palmas Medical Center offers comprehensive healthcare and provides leading-edge technologies. Our Lifecare Center offers inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation programs, as well as our fully equipped fitness and wellness center in one convenient location. We also house the region’s only Kidney Transplant Center.

We are located on the Westside of El Paso, Texas close to the University of Texas El Paso campus. We provide exceptional patient care services to the El Paso and Fort Bliss communities, as well as Southern New Mexico and West Texas Regions.

*POSITION SUMMARY: * The RN staff nurse provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies and procedures of Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare and the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners. In collaboration with the patient, the patient's family and other members of the health care team, the clinical RN assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and coordinates treatment plans.

Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population(s) served: Cardiac/cardiovascular, neuro,GI conditions and diseases including and not limited to: CAD, PVD, COPD, CHF, metabolic disorders, etc.



*ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: * * Demonstrates knowledge and application of the nursing process for Telemetry patients * Monitors and recognizes changes in the patient's behavioral, neurological and physiological status and takes appropriate action * Administers and monitors the effects of medications, treatments and procedures performed on the patient. * Assists with unit employee process activities, including orientation and professional development * Demonstrates knowledge of established policies and procedures which regulate the practice of nursing * Participates and cooperates in the Quality Improvement activities of the department * Maintains and practices quality patient care through the effective use of resources and personnel. * Educates the patient/family based on individual needs * Other duties as assigned within scope and practice of licensure

REQUIRED LICENSURE AND/OR CERTIFICATION 1. RN licensed in State of Texas/Compact. 2. BCLS certified 3. Current ACLS (Exception: NEW GRADUATE must obtain within six (6) months from date of hire _REQUIRED EDUCATION:_ RN licenses in State of Texas/Compact.

*EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED (list required and preferred separately* 1. Critical Care Background 2. Dysrhythmia Recognition 3. Proficiency in EKG *SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:* 1. Medical nursing unit experience preferred 2. Read and write basic English with basic skills necessary to transfer physician orders 3. Knowledge of body substance isolation 4. Ability to move in excess of 100 pounds with assistance from others 5. Effective communication skills, both oral and written. 6. Basic computer skills and proficiency 7. Strong interpersonal, organizational, and problem solving skills

Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Telemetry / Full Time Nights

Location: Texas-El Paso-Las Palmas Medical Center - El Paso

Requisition ID: 01515-17635