SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
AboutLas Palmas Medical Center
Las Palmas Medical Center offers comprehensiveservices 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 MedicalCenter is also the only Kidney
Transplant Center in the Region. Las PalmasRehabilitation Hospital
is a separate facility with newly renovated patientrooms, exercise
equipment and cafeteria. The physicians, nurses and staff atour
325-bed facility are committed to caring for our community
withcompassionate, quality healthcare.
Benefits We offer an excellent totalcompensation package, for
various positions including competitive salary,excellent benefit
package and growth opportunities. Your benefits
includeparticipation of 401k. We believe in our team and your
ability to do excellentwork with us. We would love to talk to you
about this fantastic opportunity.
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.
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.
Demonstrates knowledge and application of the nursing process
for Neuroscience patients of appropriate ages in each assigned
areas; i.e. craniotomies, pituitary surgical patients, ischemic
stoke classification, VP shunts and cervical and lumber
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; i.e.
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
ACLS (employee will have 30 days to renew certifications upon
returning from a LOA)
TX RN license or compact State Nursing license required
Completion of RN/LVN program leading to licensure
Preferred Education, Licensure, Certification, Experience,
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Preferred experience as RN in Critical Care, Med-Surg.,
Orthopedic Surgery and Neurology
ACLS certification within 6 months of employment for new
Effective communication skills; both orally and written.
Computer skills; i.e. word-processing systems used by Las Palmas
Ability to work with others within a team to ensure quality
Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills.
Ability to move an excess of 100 pounds, with assistance from
Knowledge of general hospital operations.
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