HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Unit Secretary Telemetry, Days in El Paso, Texas

FACILITY SUMMARY: 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: * *To provide quality care to patients under the direction of an RN, in accordance with the philosophy, goals, and objectives of Las Palmas Medical Center. The unit secretary is a member of the nursing team and functions under the direction of the RN. This position is also responsibile for coordinating the activities of the nursing staff, the doctors, the hospital departments, the patients and the visitors for the assigned nursing department in accordance with the philosophy, goals and objectives of Las Palmas Medical Center.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: * Demonstrates knowledge and application of intermediate patient care, to include vital signs, cardiac monitoring and basic EKG.
* Participates in the unit based Quality Improvement process. * Practices, endorses and provides customer service skills to patients, visitors, physicians and staff. * Demonstrates knowledge and respect of patients right to privacy and protection of patient’s confidentiality. * Plans, organizes and communicates patient care activities to the patient and the Registered Nurse. * Monitors and documents information regarding patient’s activities, as directed by the Registered Nurse. * Manages and performs the secretarial functions for the nursing unit. * Manages the supplies and equipment on the nursing unit. * Manages and performs the receptionist role for nursing unit. * Other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED LICENSURE AND/OR CERTIFICATION 1. BCLS certified. 2. EKG certified.

REQUIRED EDUCATION:
1. High school diploma or equivalent. 2. Preferred Certified Nursing Assistant.

  • REQUIRED EXPERIENCE :*
    1. Preferred clinical and technical skills appropriate to job.
    2. NAHUC preferred.


PREFERRED EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFCATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: 1. Reads and write basic English. 2. Ability to move in excess of 100 pounds, with assistance from other staff. 3. Knowledge of body substance isolation. 4. Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs. 5. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred. 6. Computer skills needed

Job: *Admitting Registration Clerical & Scheduling

Title: Unit Secretary Telemetry, Days

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

Requisition ID: 01515-19471