HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Multi Skilled Technician, Full Time Nights in El Paso, Texas

FACILITY SUMMARY: 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: To provide patient care under the direction of the RN, using the nursing process, in accordance with the philosophy, goals, and objectives of Las Palmas Medical Center.

POPULATION SERVED: Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population(s) served: Acute medical/surgical care of diseases and conditions including but not limited to : cardiovascular (cardiac medical only) pulmonary, neuro, GI, GU, skeletal/muscular, renal ortho conditions and diseases including but not limited to: AMI, CAD, PVD, CVA/TIA, COPD, CHF, shock, renal failure, metabolic disorders, etc.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Demonstrates knowledge and application of sterile technique, instruments and supplies needed for surgical cases.

  1. Communicates, interacts and participates in teamwork on the unit.

  2. Practices, endorses and provides customer service skills to patients, visitors, physicians and staff.

  3. Demonstrates knowledge and respect of the patients right to privacy and protection of patient confidentiality.

  4. Communicates and participates in patient care activities in direct conjunction with the Registered Nurse.

  5. Demonstrates knowledge and application of basic patient care.

  6. Monitors and documents information regarding patient activities, as directed by the RN.

  7. Performs clerical duties and inventory control.

  8. Sets priorities and organizes the workload on a nursing unit.

    1. Ordering supplies

    2. Enter MD orders

    3. Keep track of unit inventory

    4. Other duties as assigned.

DAILY DUTIES 1. Updated the board in each room

  1. Hourly rounds -check patients and family (water, diapers, nipples, formula, sheets, towels, etc).

  2. Offer bath and change pajama daily

  3. Check the fridge temp and log daily

  4. Check expire food in the fridge, check for open containers, unlabeled foods and discard food in bad condition in each fridge.

  5. Maintain clean fridges

  6. Offer refreshments to the patient and family member.

  7. Keep the play room clean and everything in order

  8. Keep the nurse station clean and everything in order.

    1. At end of shift stock each room with gloves, diapers, wipes, formula, nipples and extra baby blankets.

    2. Keep PPD boxes stocked

    3. Remove peripheral IV

    4. Other duties as assigned by RN

    5. Night shift checks the patient's weight before they go sleep.

PERFORMANCE OUTCOMES:

REQUIRED LICENSURE AND/OR CERTIFICATION 1. BCLS Certification/CNA certification

REQUIRED EDUCATION:
1. High school diploma or GED 2. Nurses Aide Certification

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE : 1. Will receive training on the unit.

PREFERRED EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFCATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: 1. Health care experience preferred 2. Reads and writes basic English with the basic skills necessary to understand and transfer physician's orders. 3. Ability to move in excess of 50 pounds, with assistance from other staff. 4. Effective communication skills; both orally and written. 5. Computer skills needed. 6. Ability to work with others in a team 7. Strong customer service skills relating to patients, physicians, and staff.

Job: *Clinical Techs - CV Cath Lab Surg Vasc & Central Sterile

Title: Multi Skilled Technician, Full Time Nights

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

Requisition ID: 01515-19743