HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Recovery Registered Nurse in El Paso, Texas
About Del Sol Medical Center Since 1974, Del Sol Medical Center has provided quality healthcare to El Paso and the surrounding region. As a full-service, acute care hospital in East El Paso with a Level II Trauma designation in Emergency Services, we continue to expand our services to meet the growing needs of our tristate community, providing special expertise in Cardiology, Maternity & Child Services, a Level III NICU, a Center of Excellence designation for our Bariatric Clinic, a Level II Trauma Center, and a newly renovated 32-bed Rehabilitation Hospital. The physicians, nurses and staff at our 350-bed hospital are committed to providing the highest quality care with compassion and integrity.
We offer an excellent total compensation package, for various positions including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, student loan assistance, and employee discount program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
*POSITION SUMMARY: *
The Surgery Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for provision of direct nursing care as assigned by OR Charge nurse and/or OR Director and in accordance with established policies and procedures of Las Palmas Medical Center. In collaboration with the patient, the patient’s family and other members of the health care team, the surgery RN assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and coordinates the surgical treatment plans. The surgery RN provides professional nursing care to the surgical patient utilizing the nursing process; collaborates and coordinates with other members of the surgical team including physicians to deliver quality health care immediately pre, intra and immediately post surgical procedure. Responsible for assuring that the surgical procedure is properly prepared for and assures quality care for the patient. The surgery RN is responsible for the facilitation, coordination and direction of the assigned surgical procedure. The surgery RN is responsible for the Development and maintenance of positive work relations with all internal and external customers.
POPULATION SERVED: Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population(s) served: Pre and intraoperative interventions, including but not limited to: Vascular/Thoracic, Neuro, GI, GU, GYN, Orthopedics, Skeletal/muscular conditions and diseases etc.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The Surgery RN: * Demonstrates knowledge and application of the Intra-operative nursing process for patients of all ages, assigned to his / her care. * Monitors and recognizes changes in the patient’s behavioral and physiological status, during pre-intra and post operative phases of the procedure; takes appropriate action based on assessment and keeps Charge RN / OR Director apprised of situations as needed. * Utilizes professional skills and judgment in accepting assignments and delivering care to all surgical patients assigned to his/her care. * Assumes responsibility for the cases assigned to him/her and provides leadership and direction to other members of the healthcare team assigned to the case. * Ascertains that all necessary supplies, instruments, and equipment are available in the room prior to the start of her/his assigned surgical case. * Safeguards sterility of the surgical procedure by continuously monitoring the surgical technique of the healthcare team and the integrity of the sterile field. * RN will perform a time out prior to each surgical case while surgical team is present to include surgeon, RN, surgical tech, anesthesiologist. Indication of appropriate procedure and correct site. * RN will perform a debriefing at the end of each surgical case while surgical team is present to include surgeon, RN, surgical tech, and anesthesiologist. Indication of appropriate procedure, correct surgical count, medications given intraoperatively, and correct specimens ordered. * RN will learn and assist with departmental chart audits when needed. * Assists with proper positioning of the surgical patient, by making sure that the correct padding and positioning devices are used correctly and in accordance to the patient’s size and surgical procedure. * Demonstrates the ability to operate surgical equipment in a proficient and safe manner. * Maintains responsibility for adherence to the department and facility policies and procedures. * Demonstrates knowledge and adherence of AORN and JCAHO standards. * Demonstrates effective communication skills when interacting with all internal and external customers. * Assists with other duties as assigned within scope and practice of licensure.
REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS Current RN licensure in Texas or compact state. Required. Current BLS certification. Required Current ACLS certification. Required within 6 months of hire or immediately if experienced RN Current PALS certification. Required within 6 months of hire or immediately if experienced RN
REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
PREFERRED EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES Preferred two years of operating room experience or Two years of critical care experience.
CNOR, NAL, TNCC desired
Job: *Nursing - Professional
Title: Recovery Registered Nurse
Location: Texas-El Paso-Del Sol Medical Center - El Paso
Requisition ID: 01512-23699