University Medical Center of El Paso

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RN, PRN-Geriatrics (NIGHT SHIFT)

at University Medical Center of El Paso

Posted: 10/1/2019
Job Reference #: 8941
Keywords: nursing

Job Description

Tracking Code
15056
Job Description

Responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Responsible for directing and coordinating all nursing care for patients based on established clinical nursing practice standards. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes. Supports the organization''s vision and mission. Utilizes knowledge of patient''s age and cultural diversity in the provision of patient care. Contributes to the provision of quality nursing care through performance improvement techniques that demonstrate positive outcomes in patient care.

Required Skills

1. Possesses critical thinking and problem solving skills.
2. Possesses effective oral and written communication skills.
3. Possesses effective interpersonal relationship skills.
4. Ability to utilize computers for documentation purposes.
5. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
6. Ability to read and comprehend English at a level necessary to follow written and oral instructions and safety precautions.

Required Experience

A. Work Experience:
Two years of hospital based acute care experience required.

B. License/Registration/Certification:
1. Current Texas or compact RN license to practice in the State of Texas.
2. Current CPR training program required.
3. Current ACLS obtained within 6 months of being in the position for critical care, Labor and Delivery and Antepartum areas.
4. Current PALS obtained within 6 months of being in the position for the following areas: Endoscopy, Emergency, Cath Lab/Interventional Radiology, Operating Room, Recovery and Ambulatory Surgical Unit.
5. Current NPR training program obtained within 6 months of being in the position for the following areas: Mother/Baby, Well Baby Nursery, Labor and Delivery, and Antepartum.
6. TNCC or ATCN obtained within 1 year of being in the position for critical care areas, Labor and Delivery, and Antepartum units.
7. ENPC obtained within 1 year of being in the position for ED.

C. Education and Training:
1. Bachelor degree in Nursing required.
2. Meets unit-specific education requirements.
3. Completion of the yearly Skin Inspector Training with the exception of Labor & Delivery and Mother Baby.
4. Completion of the on-line Preceptor Course.
5. Completion of UMC’s Preceptor Course.
6. Completion of Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) class for ICU and NSICU.

Job Location
El Paso, Texas, United States
Position Type
PRN