HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) Medical Surgical / Full Time Days 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 Medical Center 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

POPULATION SERVED: Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population(s): Esophagitis, Gastrointestinal disorders, Kidney and Urinary Tract infections, Pneumonia and Pleurisy, Septicemia, Nutritional and Metabolic disorders, Cellulitis Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure, COPD, Diabetes, Bronchitis and Asthma, Renal Failure, Renal Transplants, Wounds, Anemia, PVD, etc.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Demonstrates knowledge and application of the nursing process. 2. Monitor and recognizes changes in the patient's behavioral and physiological status; takes appropriate action based on assessment. 3. Utilizes professional skills and judgment in delivering and/or delegating care for a group of patients. 4. Provides leadership and direction to all disciplines assigned to the health care team. 5. Job specific competencies 6. Ability to move in excess of 100 pounds, with staff assistance

*REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS* 1. RN licensed in state of Texas/Compact state 2. BCLS

REQUIRED EDUCATION: * 1. Completion of RN/LVN program leading to licensure* 2. Read and write basic English with the basic skills necessary to understand and transfer physician's orders


PREFERRED EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFCATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: 1. Preferred experience as RN 1-2 years Med-Surg 2. Specialty certification/training as appropriate. 3. Radiation certification (unit course completed within 1 yr of hire date) 4. Read and write Basic English with the basic skills necessary to understand and transfer physician's orders. 5. Ability to move an excess of 100 pounds, with assistance from other staff. 6. Effective communication skills, both orally and written. 7. Computer skills 8. Ability to manage a team and work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care. 9. Strong problem solving skills.__

Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Medical Surgical / Full Time Days

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

Requisition ID: 01515-16443