11 days old

Endoscopy Registered Nurse PRN

HCA Healthcare
El Paso, TX 79901
  • Jobs Rated
    118th

Description

SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

About Las Palmas Medical Center


Las Palmas Medical Center offers comprehensive services and special expertise in Emergency Room Medicine (Level III Trauma), Cardiology, Womens Services, Labor & Delivery, Neonatal Intensive Care, Neuroscience, Pediatric care, and Wound Care Management. Las Palmas Medical Center is also the only Kidney Transplant Center in the Region. Las Palmas Rehabilitation Hospital is a separate facility with newly renovated patient rooms, exercise equipment and cafeteria. The physicians, nurses and staff at our 325-bed facility are committed to caring for our community with compassionate, quality healthcare.

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 to meet the needs of the endoscopy schedule, gastroenterologist, pulmonologist patient and staff needs.
The Endoscopy RN collaborates with other members of the healthcare delivery team including physicians to deliver quality health care; provides professional nursing care to patients utilizing nursing process; practices, develops and endorses customer service skills in relationship with all internal and external customers; participates and cooperates in the unit Quality Improvement processes, supports, maintains and provides an environment which is supportive of quality patient care through effective use of resources and personal; serves as the patient and family advocate with respect to the patient's right to privacy by protecting confidential information; plans and implements patient care and teaching based on a total assessment and the age of the patient; evaluates and documents patient response; monitors and recognizes changes in physiological and psychological status, takes appropriate action based on the assessment of the patient

BENEFITS:

We offer an excellent total compensation package, for variouspositions including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growthopportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent workwith us. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.


POPULATION SERVED:
Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population(s) served: Endoscopy pre, intra and post procedure outpatient and inpatients GI, pulmonary conditions and diseases, etc.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Demonstrates knowledge and application of the nursing process for Endoscopy patients of all ages in each assigned area.
  • Nurse provides leadership and direction to all disciplines assigned to the health care team
  • Provides for the smooth processing of patients into and out of the department
  • Assist in the Performance Improvement activities of the department
  • Endoscopy RN demonstrates knowledge and application of the nursing process related in the admitting, intraprocedure and recovery areas
  • Monitors and recognizes changes in the patient's behavioral and physiological status; takes the appropriate action based on assessment when administer, monitor, and recover patients involving the use of conscious sedation
  • Utilizes professional skills and judgment to coordinate cases for the Endoscopy unit: assigning patients and appropriate staff to procedure rooms; accommodate physicians with preferred times; problem solve scheduling issues with add-ons, staff changes/shortages, and patient issues.
  • Educates the patient/family based on individuals needs
  • Provides and ensures patient safety at all times.
  • Maintains patient privacy at all times.
  • Assist physicians with specific Endoscopy procedures according to SGNA.
  • Has the ability to use all the equipment in the endoscopy unit in a proficient and safe manner.
  • Logs in the unit pertinent data in the log book completely, accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Coordinates with OR, Radiology and with other staff members to facilitate the management of the day's schedule cases.
  • Is responsible for following the hospital and unit policies and procedures
  • Provides care for endoscopy outpatients, bedside ER, ICU, PICU cases.
  • Responsible for meeting SGNA and JCAHO standards
  • Attends and participates in unit meetings, if not in attendance is responsible for reading the minutes of the meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS
  • Licensure that allows the practice of professional nursing in the state of Texas.
  • BLS
  • ACLS (with exception of GN , 6 months from DOH)
  • Conscious sedation certification (3 months from DOH)
REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
  • 1-2 years nursing experience.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to move in excess of 100 pounds with assistance from other staff.
  • Ability to manage a team and work within a tam to ensure quality patient care.
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills.
  • Critical thinking skills and ability to prioritize needs continuously
  • Basic computer skills
PREFERRED EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
  • Preferred experience in Endoscopy
  • Specialty certification as appropriate
  • Able to recognize Cardiac Dysrhythmias

Notice

Our Companys recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by clickinghere.

For questions about your job application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at 1-844-422-5627 option 1.

",

Categories

Jobs Rated Reports for Registered Nurse

Posted: 2020-01-10 Expires: 2020-02-09

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Endoscopy Registered Nurse PRN

HCA Healthcare
El Paso, TX 79901

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Registered Nurse
118th2018 - Registered Nurse
Overall Rating: 118/220
Median Salary: $70,000

Work Environment
Poor
166/220
Stress
High
173/220
Growth
Good
53/220
Powered ByCareerCast