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Registered Nurse (RN) NICU Nights with Weekend Rotation

El Paso, TX, United States

Description

SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Facility Description:

Las Palmas Medical Center offers comprehensive services and special expertise in Emergency Room Medicine (Level III Trauma), Cardiology, Women’s 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, delegates and coordinates treatment plans and the plan of care. 

 

POPULATION SERVED: 

Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population(s) served:  Neonatal acute medical/surgical care of diseases and conditions including but not limited to:  cardiovascular, pulmonary, neuron, GI, GU, skeletal/muscular, renal, orthopedic conditions and diseases including but not limited to shock, renal failure, metabolic disorders, etc.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Demonstrates knowledge and application of the nursing process in the neonatal age.
  • Communicates, interacts, and participates in teamwork on the unit.
  • Practices, endorses, and provides customer service skills to patients, family members, physicians, and staff.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and respect of the patient's right to privacy and protection of patient confidentiality.
  • Assesses and monitors and recognizes changes in the patient's behavioral and physiological status; takes appropriate action based on the neonatal assessment.
  • Monitors and documents information regarding patient activities.
  • Utilizes professional skills and judgment in delivering and/or delegating care for patients.
  • Assists with unit employee process activities, including orientation, professional development.
  • Sets priorities and organizes the workload on a nursing unit.
  • Administer and appraise Quality Improvement within the services provided.
  • Other duties as assigned within scope and practice of licensure.

 

Qualifications

REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS

  • Texas or Compact State Nursing License  
  • BCLS Certification
  • NRP Certification within 6 months or immediately with experience
  • S.T.A.B.L.E. course within 6 months or immediately with experience.
REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • Graduate from an Associate Degree Program or
  • Graduate from a Bachelor Degree of Nursing Program
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work within a team to ensure quality care
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Basic computer skills needed.

PREFERRED EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

  • Preferred health care experience
  • Preferred Neonatal experience

Las Palmas Medical Center
Facility: Las Palmas Medical Center
Job ID: 01515-19085
Category: Nursing - Professional
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Nights (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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