Telemetry RN Resident-Nights October Cohort
Company: Del Sol Medical Center
Location: El Paso
Posted on: September 13, 2019
SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
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
The physicians, nurses and staff at our 350-bed hospital are
committed to providing the highest quality care with compassion and
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including
competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth
opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do
excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical,
dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement. We
would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
POSITION SUMMARY: The RN Resident is a registered nurse
participating in a specified training program which is standardized
based on area of specialization. The training includes orientation,
combined with unit based, precepted clinical experiences and
didactic instruction. The RN Resident is under the direct
supervision of their Preceptor and Supervisor Nursing Unit.
According to hospital policies and procedures, by the direction of
their Preceptor, the Immersion Resident assesses, plans,
implements, and evaluates nursing care for assigned patients.
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: (The essential responsibilities and
accountabilities of this position including interactions with other
departments and outside vendors, if applicable, in PRIORITY
Progress towards successful completion of training plan and
demonstrates expected competencies.
Completes mandatory education and competency requirements in
Completes Life Safety Orientation Competencies (LSOC) as well as
facility/unit specific competency checklist, age specific
Completes HIPAA/HITECH training and Ethics and Compliance training,
maintains confidentiality practices.
Meets regulatory (at least weekly) with Preceptor, Educator,
Manager/Director to track progress utilizing the Orientation
Pathways Evaluation Level Tool.
Plans comprehensive nursing care for assigned patients according to
written hospital standards and physician orders.
Recognizes that variables such as age, race, nationality, culture,
disease-causing vulnerabilities, socioeconomic facts affect the
patient populations under their case. Uses interventions
appropriate to these factors (e.g., interpreter, dietary
preferences, social service consult, etc.)
Identifies and prioritizes relevant nursing diagnoses and critical
pathways as appropriate.
Completes admission assessment and documents accurately. Completes
and documents an admission assessment within appropriate
Performs and documents patient assessments and reassessments
completely and accurately according to unit policy or more
frequently, as indicated by patient condition.
Identifies changes in patient condition (i.e. test results,
abnormal findings, etc.) and reports these changes to the physician
Initiates discharge planning upon admission.
Collaborates with the interdisciplinary care team
Assesses and documents patient and family educational needs on
admission and throughout hospitalization.
Provides and documents care to assigned patients in compliance with
written hospital policies and procedures and based on standards of
Performs and documents nursing care according to patient needs in a
competent and timely manner.
Initiates chain of command, as necessary, to appropriately care for
Accurately administers and documents medication per policy and
Evaluates patient care outcomes in an appropriate and timely
Evaluates plan of care to determine need for modifications in a
timely and prompt
manner according to established P&P's orders sets, and
protocols. Documents appropriately.
Evaluates effectiveness of patient teaching and revises teaching
plan as indicated.
Experience required (Minimum amount of specifically related
experience which is required to perform the role at this level.
Note in Other additional specific exp.)
Less than 1 year
1 - 3 years
3 - 7 years
More than 7 years
Other required experience:
Other preferred experience:
Experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant in an acute care
EDUCATION REQUIRED (Minimum formal academic training which
typically provides the knowledge and skills necessary for
successful job performance. Note in Other if experience may be
substituted.) Graduation from an accredited/approved school of
professional nursing, less than 6 month. Completion of ADN or BSN
degree. ADN Graduates: Enrollment in a RN to BSN program is
required within 1 year of hire date. Completion of BSN Program
required within 3 years of enrollment.
Preferred - BSN degree
High School Graduate/Equivalent
Associate's Degree-Major: _ADN_______________
Bachelor's Degree-Major: BSN degree
Master's Degree-Major: ___________________
Other Degree-Major: _________Diploma_____________
Alternate Entry MSN Program
Other as Noted:
Graduate from an accredited/approved school of professional nursing
(No longer than six months ago)
If not required, education preferred:
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
- Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Texas or
Compact Nursing License or Texas Graduate Nurse (GN) permit.
Required Upon Hire
Required within 90 days Required within 6 months Required:
- Current BCLS provider Required Upon Hire (for certifications
only: upon hire is defined as within 2 business days of start
Required within 90 days Required within 6 months Required
All critical care Registered Nurses will be required to obtain
additional ceritfications (e.g. PALS,
ACLS, TNCC) in accordance with assigned critical care unit RN job
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