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About Las Palmas Medical Center
Las Palmas Medical Center offers comprehensive services and
special expertise in Emergency Room Medicine (Level III Trauma),
Cardiology, Womens 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,
BENEFITS: We offer an excellent total compensation package, for
various positions 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, employee discount program, employee stock purchase
program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic
The Nurse Technician provides quality care to patients under the
direction of a RN, in accordance with the philosophy, goals, and
objectives of Del Sol Medical Center. Under the supervision and/or
discretion of a RN, the nurse technician performs various
activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort
of patients and performs advanced technical nursing procedures and
services within the parameters of the State Board of Nurse
Examiners delegation rules. The nurse tech temp assignment cannot
extend beyond 180 days.
Demonstrates knowledge and application of patient care, to
include activities of IV insertion, Wound Care/Dressing Changes,
patient monitoring, patient/family education, activities of daily
living, vital sings and intake and output, and other duties as
assigned by the RN.
Demonstrates ability to apply the nursing process in the
patients plan of care and in doing so uses critical thinking skills
in patient care situations.
Monitors and documents information regarding patient activities
in collaboration with the RN.
Participates in the unit based Quality Improvement process.
Demonstrates knowledge and respect of patients rights to privacy
and protection of patient confidentiality.
Plans, organizes and communicates patient care activities to the
patient and the Registered Nurse.
Demonstrates judgement in scope of clinical practice as defined
by the Nurse Tech job description.
Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
Eligible candidates for the nurse technician must meet one of
the following criterions:
Current enrollment in a nursing program and their course of
study has included appropriate instruction to prepare them to
perform the tasks that will be delegated. (At minimum, completion
of 1 st semester Registered Nursing courses).
A nursing student that fails a nursing course that causes the
loss of eligibility to remain in the school of nursing, loses
eligibility to remain in the nurse tech status. The individual has
the opportunity (if available) to transfer into a different
position that he or she is qualified and eligible for.
A graduate nurse that fails the NCLEX after the 1 st attempt
will be allowed up to two more attempts to pass the NCLEX. By
the180 th day, the Nurse Tech must have successfully passed the
Foreign Nurse graduate that has applied for Texas Licensure and
/ or is preparing for NCLEX examination.
The Foreign Nurse graduate must take the NCLEX within 120 days
of employment to retain eligibility in the Nurse Tech program. A
Foreign Nurse that fails the NCLEX examination after the 1 st
attempt may remain in the Nurse Tech position up to the period of
120 days (based on position availability). By the 120 th day, the
Nurse Tech must have retaken and successfully passed the NCLEX
examination. This period of time is not to exceed one year.
Required: BCLS certified. EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED:
Preferred: Age specific knowledge of patient population in the
clinical area selected
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:
Currently enrolled in an accredited professional nursing program
or on semester breaks from such programs. A student classification
form signed by the school shall be submitted with the application,
if requested by LPMC.
Must have successfully completed the basic fundamental nursing
courses and be able to perform the fundamental skills learned in
the 1 st nursing semester.
Requires tact and diplomacy in dealing with patients,
physicians, support staff and the general public.
Ability to move weight in excess of 100 pounds, with assistance
from other staff.
Knowledge of infection control procedures. Ability to listen,
empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external
Prefer: Bilingual English and Spanish.
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