Registered Nurse (RN), Bariatric Surgical - Day Shift

About Del Sol Medical Center Since 1974, Del Sol Medical Center has provided quality healthcare to El Paso and the surrounding region. As a full-service, acute care hospital in East El Paso with a Level II Trauma designation in Emergency Services, we continue to expand our services to meet the growing needs of our tristate community, providing special expertise in Cardiology, Maternity & Child Services, a Level III NICU, a Center of Excellence designation for our Bariatric Clinic, a Level II Trauma Center, and a newly renovated 32-bed Rehabilitation Hospital. The physicians, nurses and staff at our 350-bed hospital are committed to providing the highest quality care with compassion and integrity. 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(s) served: Medical/surgical diagnoses, malignancies involving all baody systems requiring medical/surgical, chemo/radiation therapies including but not limited to: Neuro, GYN/GU, GI, pulmonary, skeletal and hematopoetic systems. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: * Demonstrates knowledge and application of the nursing process. * Participates and cooperates in the unit based Quality Improvement processes. * Supports, maintains and provides an environment which is supportive of quality patient care through effective use of resources and personnel. * Practices, develops and endorses customer service skills in relationships with internal and external customers. * Serves as the patient and family advocate with respect to the patients' right to privacy by protecting confidential information. * Plans and implements patient care and teaching based on a total assessment and the age of the patient. * Evaluates and documents patient response; monitors and recognizes changes in physiological and psychosocial status; takes appropriate action based on assessment of the patient. * Other duties as assigned. EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: (list required and preferred separately) REQUIRED Minimum College: Associate Degree, Diploma in Nursing, or BSN. LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: (list required and preferred separately) REQUIRED * Current RN licensure in Texas or compact state. * Current BCLS certification. EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED: (list required and preferred separately) PREFERRED Surgical/Orthopedic/Neurological care experience. SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES: PREFERRED * Reads and writes Basic English with the basic skills necessary to transfer physician's orders. * Knowledge of body substance isolation. * Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs. * Bilingual in English/Spanish.
Del Sol Medical Center
Full time
Nursing - Professional
El Paso, Texas 79910, US