HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Nurse Technician, Temp Nights in El Paso, Texas

FACILITY SUMMARY:
Del Sol Medical Center is a Level II Trauma, 347 bed acute care TJC accredited hospital. Within our hospital campus, we also house an Inpatient, CARF accredited Rehabilitation Hospital. We are located on the Eastside of El Paso, Texas right off of Interstate 10. We provide exceptional patient care services to the El Paso and Fort Bliss communities, as well as Southern New Mexico and West Texas Regions.

POSITION SUMMARY:

To provide quality care to patients under the direction of an RN, in accordance with the philosophy, goals, and objectives of Del Sol Medical Center.

POPULATION SERVED: Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population(s) served: Cardiac/cardiovascular, neuro, GI conditions and diseases including but not limited to: CAD, PVD, COPD, CHF, metabolic disorders.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Demonstrates knowledge and application of patient care, to include activities of IV insertion, Wound Care/Dressing Changes, patient monitoring, patient/family education, activities of daily living, vital sings and intake and output, and other duties as assigned by the RN.

  2. Demonstrates ability to apply the nursing process in the patient’s plan of care and in doing so uses critical thinking skills in patient care situations.

  3. Monitors and documents information regarding patient activities in collaboration with the RN.

  4. Participates in the unit based Quality Improvement process.

  5. Demonstrates knowledge and respect of patients’ rights to privacy and protection of patient confidentiality.

  6. Plans, organizes and communicates patient care activities to the patient and the Registered Nurse.

  7. Demonstrates judgement in scope of clinical practice as defined by the Nurse Tech job description.

  8. Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: (list required and preferred separately)

Eligible candidates for the nurse technician must meet one of the following criterions:

**Current enrollment in a nursing program and their course of study has included appropriate instruction to prepare them to perform the tasks that will be delegated. (At minimum, completion of 1st semester Registered Nursing courses).

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: (list required and preferred separately)

Required:

BCLS certified.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED: (list required and preferred separately)

Preferred:

Age specific knowledge of patient population in the clinical area selected

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:

Currently enrolled in an accredited professional nursing program or on semester breaks from such programs. A student classification form signed by the school shall be submitted with the application, if requested by DSMC.

Must have successfully completed the basic fundamental nursing courses and be able to perform the fundamental skills learned in the 1st nursing semester.

Requires tact and diplomacy in dealing with patients, physicians, support staff and the general public.

Ability to move weight in excess of 100 pounds, with assistance from other staff.

Knowledge of infection control procedures.

Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs.

Prefer:

Bilingual English and Spanish.

Job: *Nursing Support

Title: Nurse Technician, Temp Nights

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

Requisition ID: 01512-19754