HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) Interventional Radiology / 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:* Individual proceeds on his/her own initiative, in compliance with policies, practices and procedures prescribed by professional nursing practice and approved by hospital's Nursing Division.

Population Served:** Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population(s) served for radiologic exams: Skeletal and all body systems including but not limited to: pulmonary, cardiac, cardiovascular, GI, GU, GYN, Oncology, etc.

Essential Functions: 1. Demonstrates knowledge and application of the nursing process. Participates, cooperate, and helps develop unit based Quality Improvement processes. 2. Supports, maintains, and provides an environment which is supportive of quality patient care through effective use for resources and personnel. Practices, develops, and endorses customer service skills in relationships with internal and external customers. 3. Serves as the patient and family advocate with respect to the patient's rights to privacy by protecting confidential information. 4. Plans and implements patient care and teaching based on assessment and the age of the patient. 5. Evaluates physiological and psychosocial status; takes appropriate action based on assessment of the patient. 6. Demonstrates Customer Service/Service Plus principles and behaviors appropriately. 7. Other duties as assigned.

Required Licensure/Certifications: Current RN license in Texas, BCLS certified NLN medication Examination. ACLS, PALS, NRP as age appropriate required within one year of employment or transfer to the department. Certification must be renewed no later than 30 days following expiration * * Required Education/Experience: 5 years critical care experience required with a good knowledge of cardiac drugs and arrhythmia's.

Preferred Education, Licensure, Certification, Experience, Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge of hemodynamic monitoring helpful, but not required. This position is exposed to ionizing radiation and requires the employee to wear a lead apron and stand for long periods of time. Minimum college; Associates degree, diploma or BSN required Reads and writes basic English with the basic skills necessary to transfer physician's orders. Ability to move in excess of 100 pounds, with assistance from other staff members. Knowledge of sterile procedures. Ability to listen, empathize, and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs.

Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Interventional Radiology / Full Time Days

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

Requisition ID: 01515-16623