HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN)-Emergency Room, FT Nights in El Paso, Texas

POSITION SUMMARY: To provide professional nursing care to patients utilizing the nursing process. To collaborate with other members of the health care delivery team including physicians, to deliver quality health care.

POPULATION SERVED: Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population(s) served: Triage assess and treat patients of all ages presenting for emergency care for all body systems, conditions & diseases including but not limited to Coronary, Pulmonary, Neuro, Skeletal-muscular, GI/metabolic, GU/renal GYN, integumentary, etc.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Demonstrates knowledge and application of the nursing process 2. Participates and cooperates in the unit based quality improvement process 3. Supports, maintains and provides an environment which is supportive of quality patient care through effective use of resources and personnel 4. Practices, develops, and endorses customer service skills in relationships with internal and external customers 5. Serves as the patient and family advocate with respect to the patient's right to privacy by protecting confidential information 6. Knowledgeable with 100% compliance with core measures in the emergency department (evidence based and best practice demonstrated) 7. Knowledgeable with premium credit (best practice demonstrated) 8. Documents patient assessment, patient care, interventions, and reassessment according to ED policy 9. Provides excellent customer services following the philosophy of the hospital and ED with the guiding values in daily activities 10. Plans and implements patient care and teaching based on a total assessment and the age of the patient 11. Evaluates and documents patient response, monitors and recognizes changes in physiological and psychosocial status, takes appropriate action based on assessment of the patient 12. Accompanies critical care transport to University Medical Center in accordance with physician orders and in compliance with EMTALA transfer guidelines should the need arise 13. Other duties as assigned.

*REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS* 1. *Current RN licensure in Texas or compact state required* 2. *BCLS certification required .* 3. * ACLS and PALS required for those candidates with recent ED experience.* *Those candidates with no recent ED experience will have 6 months after hire to complete ACLS and PALS education/certification* 4. * TNCC required within 12 months of employment or transfer to the department* 5. *Successful completion of triage training within one year of employment* 6. *Certification and licenses must be renewed prior to expiration*

*PREFERRED:* 1. *ENPC* 2. *Certified Emergency Nurse*



1. * BSN preferred* 2. *Acute care experience* 3. *Pre-hospital experience* 4. *Emergency department experience* 5. *Medical surgical nursing* 6. *Reads and writes Basic English with skills to interpret and execute physician orders required* 7. *Ability to listen empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partner needs*

Title: Registered Nurse (RN)-Emergency Room, FT Nights

Location: Texas-El Paso-Del Sol Medical Center - El Paso

Requisition ID: 01512-16527