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Endoscopy Registered Nurse PRN

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: El Paso
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Description IntroductionDo you want to be appreciated daily? Our nurses are celebrated for being on the front line, empathetic for patients. At Las Palmas Medical Center our nurses set us apart from any other healthcare provider. We are seeking a(an) Endoscopy Registered Nurse to join our healthcare family.BenefitsWe are committed to providing benefits that matter to nurses. At Las Palmas Medical Center, our benefits package offers eligible colleagues an attractive 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.
  • Home, Auto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!Learn more about Employee BenefitsAt Las Palmas Medical Center, our nurses play a vital part. We know that every nurse's path and purpose is unique. Do you want to create your own personal career path in nursing? HCA Healthcare is your career destination! Our scale makes it possible for nurses to create the career path that fits their life - for life - and empowers their passion for patient care. Apply today for our Endoscopy Registered Nurse opportunity.Job Summary and QualificationsPOSITION SUMMARY:The RN staff nurse provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies and procedures ofLas PalmasMedicalCenterand 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 to meet the needs of the endoscopy schedule, gastroenterologist, pulmonologist patient and staff needs.The Endoscopy RN collaborates with other members of the healthcare delivery team including physicians to deliver quality health care; provides professional nursing care to patients utilizing nursing process; practices, develops and endorses customer service skills in relationship with all internal and external customers; participates and cooperates in the unit Quality Improvement processes, supports, maintains and provides an environment which is supportive of quality patient care through effective use of resources and personal; serves as the patient and family advocate with respect to the patient's 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 psychological status, takes appropriate action based on the assessment of the patientESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    • Demonstrates knowledge and application of the nursing process for Endoscopy patients of all ages in each assigned area'
    • Nurse provides leadership and direction to all disciplines assigned to the health care team
    • Provides for the smooth processing of patients into and out of the department...
    • Assist in the Performance Improvement activities of the department.
    • Endoscopy RN demonstrates knowledge and application of the nursing process related in the admitting, Intraprocedure and recovery areas
    • Monitors and recognizes changes in the patient's behavioral and physiological status; takes the appropriate action based on assessment when administer, monitor, and recover patients involving the use of conscious sedation.
    • Utilizes professional skills and judgment to coordinate cases for the Endoscopy unit: assigning patients and appropriate staff to procedure rooms; accommodate physicians with preferred times; problem solve scheduling issues with add-ons, staff changes/shortages, and patient issues.
    • Educates the patient/family based on individuals needs
    • Provides and ensures patient safety at all times.
    • Maintains patient privacy at all times.
    • Assist physicians with specific Endoscopy procedures according to SGNA.
    • Has the ability to use all the equipment in the endoscopy unit in a proficient and safe manner.
    • Logs in the unit pertinent data in the log book completely, accurately and in a timely manner.
    • Coordinates with OR, Radiology and with other staff members to facilitate the management of the day's schedule cases.
    • Is responsible for following the hospital and unit policies and procedures
    • Provides care for endoscopy outpatients, bedside ER, ICU, PICU cases.
    • Responsible for meeting SGNA and JCAHO standards
    • Attends and participates in unit meetings, if not in attendance is responsible for reading the minutes of the meetings.
    • Other duties as assigned.REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS
      • Licensure that allows the practice of professional nursing in the state of Texas.
      • BLS
      • ACLS ( with exception of GN , 6 months from DOH)
      • Conscious sedation certification (3 months from DOH) REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
        • 1-2 years nursing experience.
        • ADN or BSN
        • Effective oral and written communication skills.
        • Ability to move in excess of 100 pounds with assistance from other staff.
        • Ability to manage a team and work within time to ensure quality patient care.
        • Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills.
        • Critical thinking skills and ability to prioritize needs continuously
        • Basic computer skills PREFERRED EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
          • Preferred experience in Endoscopy
          • Specialty certification as appropriate
          • Able to recognize Cardiac DysrhytmiasLas Palmas Medical Centeris a300+ bedfull-service hospital in El Paso. It is home tothe region's onlykidney transplant center. The facility offers arange of servicesincluding emergency care with aLevel 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 recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. 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."The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
            HCA Healthcare Co-FounderJoin a family that cares about every stage in your career! We are interviewing candidates for our Endoscopy Registered Nurse opening. Apply today and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will reach out.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.

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