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Nurse Extern Telemetry PRN

Company: Del Sol Medical Center
Location: El Paso
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Description IntroductionDo you have the PRN career opportunities as a(an) Nurse Extern Telemetry PRN you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Del Sol Medical Center which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.BenefitsWe are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Del Sol Medical Center, we offer an array of benefits for PRN colleagues. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

  • Medical Benefits -designed to meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act
  • Wellbeing Resources
  • 401K -(100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • HCA Healthcare Hope Fund
  • Disaster Relief SupportOur teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Nurse Extern Telemetry PRN where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!Job Summary and Qualifications The Nurse Extern PRN position delivers high quality, patient-centered care by performing a variety of delegated basic patient care services related to common nursing functions and activities of daily living. Under the supervision of the registered nurse (RN), the Nurse Extern assists the nursing staff in providing patient care in accordance with the Nurse Extern's skills/training and the needs of the Department, and consistently assists the patient care team with maintaining a clean, well-organized, and safe patient care environment. The Nurse Extern is currently enrolled and in good standing in an accredited school of nursing and can perform higher-level procedures once competency is achieved.
    • Participates in the implementation of nursing care plans by performing direct and indirect patient care under the supervision of the licensed nurse.
    • Obtains and records initial and ongoing patient information throughout the cycle of care, including admissions data, vital signs, height and weight, blood pressure, oxygen saturation, blood glucose levels, intake and output, and calorie counts.
    • Documents observations, interactions, patient responses to performed activities, and any physical or behavioral changes at time of occurrence. Reports observations of individual patients to the RN/Team Leader.
    • Assists with mobility by regular turning and positioning, dangling, and ambulating patients. Assists with use of walkers, crutches, canes, and wheelchairs. Transfers patients to and from other units, departments, or entities. Assists with discharges. Demonstrates proper body mechanics.
    • Provides or assists with non-medicated support care, including non-sterile dressing changes, skin protection, application of heat or ice, oxygen delivery, and venous compression devices.
    • Performs non-medicated support tasks, including oral suctioning, enema, catheterization and foley catheter removal, drain maintenance, and basic wound care. Increases variety and difficulty of tasks as competency is verified through nursing program.
    • Obtains or assists in the collection of specimens for diagnostic or waived tests. Ensures accuracy of all labels and timely transfer of specimen.
    • Retrieves medication from pharmacy, storage room, or tube system and delivers to licensed staff member as instructed.
    • Assists with patient preparation for surgery or other procedure.
    • Assists patients with activities of daily living to include eating and drinking, bathing, shaving, oral care, grooming, and elimination. Changes bed linens as needed.
    • Performs hourly rounding and responds promptly to call lights and patient requests. Strives to anticipate patient needs and resolve them proactively.
    • Follows patient and employee safety/security policies and protocols, including hand hygiene, use of universal precautions, use of personal protective equipment, and adherence to isolation procedures.
    • Prepares and maintains clean, hazard-free patient rooms. Empties trash and removes soiled linens.
    • Assists with patient/family/caregiver learning needs, abilities and readiness to learn. Identifies barriers to learning, such as language or culture. Integrates this information into the patient's plan of care.
    • Translates complex medical terminology to ensure patients/families/caregivers understand patient medical condition, patient status, treatment plan, medications and possible side effects, and follow-up measures.
    • Educates patients/families/caregivers on healthy diet and exercise, disease prevention, and/or lifestyle changes that may be needed once a patient leaves the hospital. Prepares patients and families/caregivers for future self-management.
    • Provides teaching material as needed (pamphlets, video, etc.) to enhance understanding. Documents each teaching episode.
    • Assists with post-mortem care.
    • Assists in the setup, removal, and cleaning of equipment. Identifies malfunctioning equipment and initiates repairs.
    • Performs clerical work as needed, including greeting customers, filing, answering and transferring phones, and relaying messages.
    • Prepares and maintains chart, MAR and Kardex on each patient admitted. Adds documentation forms to chart as needed. Ensures each form is properly labeled.
    • Assists provider in obtaining medical records and diagnostic results.Requirements
      • Currently enrolled and in good standing in an accredited school of Nursing - Required
      • Basic Life Support (BLS) - Required
      • 1+ year(s) of nursing school completed - Preferred -is a full service, acute-care hospital in east El Paso, Texas. We have a Level II trauma designation. This facility has 300+ patient beds. Our include emergency care, cardiac care, women's services, Level III NICU, rehabilitation, a , and a Minimally Invasive Surgery Center. Del Sol 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. "Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.HCA Healthcare Co-FounderIf you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Nurse Extern Telemetry PRN opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. -Unlock the possibilities and apply today!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

Keywords: Del Sol Medical Center, El Paso , Nurse Extern Telemetry PRN, Healthcare , El Paso, Texas

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