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Pre Op Registered Nurse - Sign On Bonus


$20,000 Sign On Bonus

Do you currently have an opportunity to make a real impact with your work? With over 2,000 sites of care and serving over 31.2 million patient interactions every year, nurses at Las Palmas Medical Center have the opportunity to make a real impact. As a(an) Pre Op Registered Nurse you can be a part of change.


We are committed to providing benefits that matter to nurses. At Las Palmas Medical Center, our benefits package offers eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • HomeAuto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!

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It is an exciting time to be a nurse at HCA Healthcare! Come unlock your career potential and see how rewarding it can be to reach your personal and professional goals. Help to advance the practice of nursing and improve positive outcomes for your patients as a (an) Pre Op Registered Nurse. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Job Summary and Qualifications


The Outpatient Staff RN provides direct nursing care in the Perioperative Service setting, which includes Pre-Assessment, Day of Surgery and O.R. Holding. This is 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 Outpatient Staff RN assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and coordinates treatment plans. The Outpatient Staff RN will assess the patient prior to surgery, verify doctor orders are implemented as applicable, verify informed consent is complete, and complete the documentation. The Outpatient Staff RN will provide professional nursing care to patient utilizing the nursing process. The Outpatient Staff RN is responsible for Pre and Post procedure patient and family education.


  • The Outpatient Staff RN demonstrates knowledge and application of the nursing process for the Perioperative Service setting, which includes Pre-Assessment, Day of Surgery and O.R. Holding.
  • The Outpatient Staff RN monitors and recognizes changes in the patient’s behavioral and physiological status; takes appropriate action based on assessment.
  • The Outpatient Staff RN utilizes professional skills and judgment in delivering and /or delegating care for a group of patients.
  • The Outpatient Staff RN assesses patients of all ages in the Perioperative Service setting, which includes Pre-Assessment, Day of Surgery and O.R. Holding.
  • The Outpatient Staff RN prepares patients pre-operatively for procedures per protocol.
  • The Outpatient Staff RN anticipates and recognizes potential complications and acts appropriately.
  • The Outpatient Staff RN able to complete and properly document all required Pre-procedure process for each patient presenting to the Perioperative Service setting, which includes Pre-Assessment, Day of Surgery and O. R. Holding.
  • The Outpatient Staff RN able to assess patient safety risks and to maintain patient safety during the Perioperative process in each area of the Perioperative Service setting, which includes Pre-Assessment, Day of Surgery and O. R. Holding.
  • The Outpatient Staff RN able to provide Pre- and Post procedure instructions to patient and family.
  • The Outpatient Staff RN meets Job Specific Competencies.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Licensure that allows the practice of professional nursing in the State of Texas.
  • BCLS
  • ACLS upon hire or within 6 months
  • PALS upon hire or within 6 months


  1. Associates Degree or BSN
  2. 1-2 years prior nursing experience.
  3. Effective oral and written communication skills.
  4. Ability to move in excess of 100 pounds with assistance from other staff.
  5. Ability to work within a team to ensure quality patient care.
  6. Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills.
  7. Critical thinking skills and ability to prioritize needs continuously.
  8. Basic computer skills needed.


  • Specialty certification/Training as appropriate
  • Able to recognize and treat dysrhythmias.
  • Prefer One-year prior Perioperative setting nurse experience.

Las Palmas Medical Centeris a 300+ bed full-service hospital in El Paso. It is home to the region’s only kidney transplant center. The facility offers a range of services including emergency care with a Level III trauma center, cardiac care, women’s services, pediatric care and NICU, cancer care, and more. Las Palmas Medical Center is part of Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare. We are a leading healthcare provider for El Paso and the surrounding region that is part of HCA Healthcare.

HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

Be a part of an organization that leverages our size to make a real impact in our industry! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our Pre Op Registered Nurse opening. Submit your application today and help advance the practice of nursing.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

HCA Healthcare
El Paso, TX 79902, US