Clinical Nurse Coordinator
Company: Las Palmas Medical Center
Location: El Paso
Posted on: October 7, 2021
About Las Palmas Medical
Las Palmas Medical Center
offers comprehensive services 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 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, quality
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, student loan assistance, and employee discount
program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic
Under the general supervision of the unit Director or designee the
Charge Nurse assumes responsibility for direction and coordination
of all functions in the unit on his/her designated shifts. In
collaboration with other members of the management team, this
individual is responsible for the ongoing assessment of the quality
of patient care services provided in unit. The Charge Nurse
also provides feedback to the nursing director regarding patient
care, budgetary, and strategic planning opportunities for
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
- 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 surgeries.
- Assesses and monitors and
recognizes changes in the patient’s behavioral, neurological and
physiological status; takes appropriate action based on
- Utilizes professional
skills and judgment in delivering and/or delegating care for
- Assists with unit
employee process activities, including orientation, professional
- Provides for the
processing of patients transitions thru department, and movement of
patients to other levels of care; i.e. rehab.
- 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
- Responsible for
maintaining and meeting AANN and JCAHO standards.
- Other duties as assigned
within scope and practice of licensure.
REQUIRED LICENSURE AND/OR
- ACLS (employee will have
30 days to renew certifications upon returning from a LOA) new
nurses have up to 6 months to obtain ACLS
- RN licensed in
State of Texas or compact State Nursing license
LICENSURE, CERTIFCATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND
- Preferred experience as
RN in Critical Care, Med-Surg.
- TNCC and PCRN
- Effective communication
skills; both orally and written.
- Computer skills; i.e.
word processing systems used by Las Palmas Medical
- Ability to work with
others within a team to ensure quality patient care.
- Strong problem solving
skills (Critical Thinking Skills).
- Ability to move an excess
of 100 pounds, with assistance from other staff.
- Knowledge of general
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