About Las Palmas Medical Center
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 healthcare.
We 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 Program, employee discount program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
The RN staff nurse provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies and procedures of Las Palmas Medical Center and the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners. In collaboration with the patient, the patient's family and other members of the health care team, the clinical RN assesses, plans, implements, evaluates, and coordinates treatment plans and the plan of care.
Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population(s) served: Neonatal acute medical/surgical care of diseases and conditions including but not limited to: cardiovascular, pulmonary, neurological, GI, GU, musculoskeletal, renal, orthopedic conditions and diseases including but not limited to shock, renal failure, metabolic disorders, etc.
PERFORMANCE OUTCOMES:Individual Leadership: Demonstrates confidence in own skills, knowledge and ability and opportunities for personal growth and ability to accept and adapt change.
Customer Service: Demonstrates customer service skills with both internal and external customers.
Transcultural Sensitivity: Treats patients/customers as individuals with unique values, beliefs, and practices.
Risk Management/Patient/Customer Safety: Demonstrates patient/customer safety according to policies and procedures.
Educator: Identifies, implements, and/or evaluates opportunities for patient/family education.
Infection Control: Demonstrates infection control practices congruent with policies and procedures.
Performance Improvement: Performs, participates, implements and evaluates performance improvement activities at the department level.
Financial Accountability: Identifies opportunities for waste reduction and department efficiency.
Information Management: Demonstrates adherence to information management polices and procedures, maintaining confidentiality at all times.
Communication: Works as a team member through interaction, assistance and demonstration of appropriate communication skills and reporting/activation of the chain of command appropriately.
Practices Professionalism: Performs, participates, implements and evaluates personal performance.
Ethics/Compliance: Performs all duties ethically, complying with all policies and procedures, federal, state, and local laws.
Environment of care: Demonstrates accountability in role and responsibilities of the 7 Environment of Care plans.
Job Specific: Care and assessment of the patient through the disease process. Delegation of appropriate tasks to the health care team. Registered nurse.
Graduate from an Accredited Associate Degree or Baccalaureate Degree of Nursing Program
Effective oral and written communication skills
Ability to work within a team to ensure quality care
Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills
Strong critical thinking skills and ability to prioritize needs continuously.
Ability to lead a team and function as a team member. Excellent customer service skills follow AIDET philosophy.
Computer literate in charting and order entry.
PREFERRED EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Perinatal and neonatal healthcare experience preferred.
S.T.A.B.L.E. course certification within 6 months of hire preferred.
Breastfeeding education preferred.