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 integrity.
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, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program. 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 order.)
Progress towards successful completion of training plan and demonstrates expected competencies.
Completes mandatory education and competency requirements in specified timeframe
Completes Life Safety Orientation Competencies (LSOC) as well as facility/unit specific competency checklist, age specific competency requirements.
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 timeframe.
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 and/or SNU.
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 care.
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 patients.
Accurately administers and documents medication per policy and procedure.
Evaluates patient care outcomes in an appropriate and timely manner.
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.
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 date)
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 description.
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