Neuroscience Care Unit RN PRN
Company: Las Palmas Medical Center
Location: El Paso
Posted on: April 4, 2021
Description SHIFT: PRNSCHEDULE: PRN/Per DiemAbout Las Palmas
Medical Center 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. BenefitsWe offer an excellent
total compensation package, for various positions including
competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth
opportunities. Your benefits include participation of 401k. We
believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us.
We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
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 and coordinates treatment plans.POPULATION
SERVED: The Neuroscience RN staff nurse provides direct critical
neuroscience nursing care in accordance with established policies
and procedures of Las Palmas Medical Center. 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.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:
- Demonstrates knowledge and application of the nursing process
for Neuroscience patients of appropriate ages in each assigned
areas; ie craniotomies, pituitary surgical patients, ischemic stoke
classification, VP shunts and cervical and lumber surgeries.
- Assesses and monitors and recognizes changes in the patient's
behavioral, neurological and physiological status; takes
appropriate action based on assessment.
- Utilizes professional skills and judgment in delivering and/or
delegating care for patients.
- Assists with unit employee process activities, including
orientation, professional development.
- Provides for the processing of patients transitions thru
department, and movement of patients to other levels of care; ie
- Assists in the Performance Improvement activities of the
department, such as pain, adaptation, mobility, and outcomes.
- Educates the patient/family based on individual needs. Will
need 10 hours of stroke education per year.
- Provides and ensures patient safety at all times.
- Specializes in the care of patient's with biopsychosocial
alteration due to nervous system dysfunction.
- Responsible for maintaining and meeting AANN and JCAHO
- Other duties as assigned within scope and practice of
licensure.Qualifications Required Licensure/Certifications:BCLS
requiredACLS (employee will have 30 days to renew certifications
upon returning from a LOA)TX RN license or compact State Nursing
license requiredRequired Education:Completion of RN/LVN program
leading to licensure Required Experience:NonePreferred Education,
Licensure, Certification, Experience, Skills, Knowledge and
Abilities:Preferred experience as RN in Critical Care, Med-Surg.,
Orthopedic Surgery and NeurologyACLS certification within 6 months
of employment for new GN's/RN's.Effective communication skills;
both orally and written.Computer skills; ie word-processing systems
used by Las Palmas Medical Center.Ability to work with others
within a team to ensure quality patient care.Strong problem solving
and critical thinking skills.Ability to move an excess of 100
pounds, with assistance from other staff.Knowledge of general
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