SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
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 Rehabilitation Hospital.
The physicians, nurses and staff at our 350-bed hospital are
committed to providing the highest quality care with compassion and
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
The Surgery Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for provision
of direct nursing care as assigned by OR Charge nurse and/or OR
Director and 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
surgery RN assesses,
plans, implements, evaluates and coordinates the surgical
treatment plans. The surgery RN provides professional nursing care
to the surgical patient utilizing the nursing process; collaborates
and coordinates with other members of the surgical team including
physicians to deliver quality health care immediately pre, intra
and immediately post surgical procedure.
Responsible for assuring that the surgical procedure is properly
prepared for and assures quality care for the patient. The surgery
RN is responsible for the facilitation, coordination and direction
of the assigned surgical procedure. The surgery RN is responsible
for the Development and maintenance of positive work relations with
all internal and external customers.
POPULATION SERVED : Core competencies will be assessed primarily
on the following patient population(s) served: Pre and
intraoperative interventions, including but not limited to:
Vascular/Thoracic, Neuro, GI, GU, GYN, Orthopedics,
Skeletal/muscular conditions and diseases etc.
The Surgery RN: Demonstrates knowledge and application of the
Intra-operative nursing process for patients of all ages, assigned
to his / her care.
Monitors and recognizes changes in the patient’s behavioral and
physiological status, during pre-intra and post operative phases of
the procedure; takes appropriate action based on assessment and
keeps Charge RN / OR Director apprised of situations as needed.
Utilizes professional skills and judgment in accepting
assignments and delivering care to all surgical patients assigned
to his/her care.
Assumes responsibility for the cases assigned to him/her and
provides leadership and direction to other members of the
healthcare team assigned to the case.
Ascertains that all necessary supplies, instruments, and
equipment are available in the room prior to the start of her/his
assigned surgical case.
Safeguards sterility of the surgical procedure by continuously
monitoring the surgical technique of the healthcare team and the
integrity of the sterile field.
RN will perform a time out prior to each surgical case while
surgical team is present to include surgeon, RN, surgical tech,
anesthesiologist. Indication of appropriate procedure and correct
RN will perform a debriefing at the end of each surgical case
while surgical team is present to include surgeon, RN, surgical
tech, and anesthesiologist. Indication of appropriate
procedure, correct surgical count, medications given
intraoperatively, and correct specimens ordered.
RN will learn and assist with departmental chart audits when
Assists with proper positioning of the surgical patient, by
making sure that the correct padding and positioning devices are
used correctly and in accordance to the patient’s size and surgical
Demonstrates the ability to operate surgical equipment in a
proficient and safe manner.
Maintains responsibility for adherence to the department and
facility policies and procedures.
Demonstrates knowledge and adherence of AORN and JCAHO
Demonstrates effective communication skills when interacting
with all internal and external customers.
Assists with other duties as assigned within scope and practice
Current RN licensurein Texas or compact state. Required.
Current BLScertification. Required
Current ACLScertification. Required within 6 months of hire or
immediately if experiencedRN
Current PALScertification. Required within 6 months of hire or
immediately if experiencedRN
Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree inNursing
PREFERREDEDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, EXPERIENCE,
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE ANDABILITIES
Preferred two years ofoperating room experience or Twoyears of
critical care experience.
CNOR, NAL, TNCC desired Notice
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