HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN)-Free Standing Emergency Room, FT Days in El Paso, Texas

POSITION SUMMARY: To provide professional nursing care to patients utilizing the nursing process. To collaborate with other members of the health care delivery team including physicians to deliver quality health care.

POPULATION SERVED: Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population served: Triage, assess and treat patients of all ages presenting for emergency care for all body systems, conditions, and diseases including but not limited to: coronary, pulmonary, neurological, skeletal-muscular, gastro intestinal, metabolic, gastro urinary/renal, gynecological, integumentary, etc.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Demonstrates knowledge and application of the nursing process 2. Participates and cooperates in the unit based quality improvement process 3. Supports, maintains and provides an environment which is supportive of quality patient care through effective use of resources and personnel 4. Practices, develops, and endorses customer service skills in relationships with internal and external customers 5. Serves as the patient and family advocate with respect to the patient’s right to privacy by protecting confidential information 6. Knowledgeable with 100% compliance with core measures in the emergency department (evidence based and best practice demonstrated) 7. Knowledgeable with premium credit (best practice demonstrated) 8. Documents patient assessment, patient care, interventions, and reassessment according to ED policy 9. Provides excellent customer services following the philosophy of the hospital and ED with the guiding values in daily activities 10. Plans and implements patient care and teaching based on a total assessment and the age of the patient 11. Evaluates and documents patient response, monitors and recognizes changes in physiological and psychosocial status, takes appropriate action based on assessment of the patient 12. Accompanies critical care transport to higher level of care facility in accordance with physician orders and in compliance with EMTALA transfer guidelines should the need arise 13. Other duties as assigned. * * PERFORMANCE OUTCOMES: 1. Individual Leadership: Demonstrates confidence in own skills, knowledge and ability and opportunities for personal growth and ability to accept and adapt change. 2. Customer Service: Demonstrates customer service skills with both internal and external customers. 3. Transcultural Sensitivity: Treats patients/customers as individuals with unique values, beliefs, and practices. 4. Risk Management/Patient/Customer Safety: Demonstrates patient/customer safety according to policies and procedures. 5. Educator: Identifies, implements, and/or evaluates opportunities for patient/family education. 6. Infection Control: Demonstrates infection control practices congruent with policies and procedures. 7. Performance Improvement: Performs, participates, implements and evaluates performance improvement activities at the department level. 8. Financial Accountability: Identifies opportunities for waste reduction and department efficiency. 9. Information Management: Demonstrates adherence to information management polices and procedures, maintaining confidentiality at all times. 10. Communication: Works as a team member through interaction, assistance and demonstration of appropriate communication skills and reporting/activation of the chain of command appropriately. 11. Practices Professionalism: Performs, participates, implements and evaluates personal performance. 12. Ethics/Compliance: Performs all duties ethically, complying with all policies and procedures, federal, state, and local laws. 13. Environment of care: Demonstrates accountability in role and responsibilities of the 7 Environment of Care plans. 14. Job Specific: Emergency Department RN

REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS 1. Current RN licensure in Texas or compact state required 2. BCLS Required 3. ACLS and PALS certification required (Applicable to FSED) 4. Those candidates with no recent ED experience will have 6 months after hire to complete ACLS and PALS education/certification (Applicable to Main ED) 5. TNCC required within 12 months of employment or transfer to the department 6. Successful completion of triage training within one year of employment

_ REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE_ 1. Diploma, ADN or BSN 2. 1 Year ED Experience required (Applicable to FSED)


  1. BSN preferred
  2. ENPC
  3. Certified Emergency Nurse
  4. _Acute care experience _
  5. Pre-hospital experience
  6. Minimum 2 yrs. emergency department experience
  7. Medical surgical nursing experience
  8. Reads and writes Basic English with skills to interpret and execute physician orders required
  9. Ability to listen empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partner needs

Title: Registered Nurse (RN)-Free Standing Emergency Room, FT Days

Location: Texas-El Paso-Del Sol Medical Center - El Paso

Requisition ID: 01512-16665