Director Telemetry Registered Nurse (RN) Days

  • HCA
  • El Paso, TX, USA
  • Apr 11, 2017

Job Description

Job Code: 01515-17313


No Weekends

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 are located on the Westside of El Paso, Texas close to the University of Texas El Paso campus. We provide exceptional patient care services to the El Paso and Fort Bliss communities, as well as Southern New Mexico and West Texas Regions.


To administer, analyze and appraise the care given to patients within the Department. To advise hospital management regarding the status of patient care, budgetary projections, quality improvement processes. To anticipate and estimate future needs of the Department to improve quality of patient care. To collaborate and coordinate the efforts of the staff of the Department to accomplish the mission of Las Palmas Medical Center .

POPULATION SERVED: Core Competencies will be assessed primarily on following population served: Cardiac/cardiovascular, neuro,GI conditions and diseases including and not limited to: CAD, PVD, COPD, CHF, metabolic disorders, etc.


1. Develops and administers adult and geriatric services as necessary.

2. Promotes a multidisciplinary coordination of services, such as, nursing medical, respiratory care, laboratory, pharmaceutical and public relations.

3. Develop, monitor, appraise and analyze budgetary goals and outcomes within the Medical Department.

4. Administer and appraise Quality Improvement within the services provided.

5. Control processes related to Human Resources; inclusive of hiring, evaluating, terminating, counseling, coaching and development of the staff.

6. Direct and approve the practice of professional nursing and support positions within the services provided to maintain quality patient care through implementation and evaluation of clinical practice standards.

7. Develop, interpret, inspect and review policies and procedures within the services provides.

8. Develop, institute, review and implement Disaster Preparedness policies and procedures for the organization.

9. Collaborate, develops and participates in marketing of the Department, including educational program development, external advertising and working in alliance with local and regional programs.

10. Responsible for twenty four-hour coverage and problem resolution to the services provided.

11. Other duties as assigned.


1. Individual Leadership : Demonstrates confidence in own skills, knowledge and ability and opportunities for personal growth and ability to accept and adapt change.

2. Customer Service : Demonstrates customer service skills with both internal and external customers.

3. Transcultural Sensitivity : Treats patients/customers as individuals with unique values, beliefs, and practices.

4. Patient Safety : Demonstrates patient safety according to policies and procedures.

5. Educator : Identifies, implements, and/or evaluates opportunities for patient/family education.

6. Infection Control : Demonstrates infection control practices congruent with policies and procedures.

7. Performance Improvement : Performs, participates, implements and evaluates performance improvement activities at the department level.

8. Financial Accountability : Identifies opportunities for waste reduction and department efficiency.

9. Information Management : Demonstrates adherence to information management polices and procedures, maintaining confidentiality at all times.

10. Communication : Works as a team member through interaction, assistance and demonstration of appropriate communication skills and reporting/activation of the chain of command appropriately.

11. Practices Professionalism : Performs, participates, implements and evaluates personal performance.

12. Ethics/Compliance : Performs all duties ethically, complying with all policies and procedures, federal, state, and local laws.

13. Environment of care : Demonstrates accountability in role and responsibilities of the 7 Environment of Care plans.

14. Job Specific : Nurse Director

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

Minimum College : Associate Degree, Diploma in Nursing, or BSN required, MSN preferred.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: (list required and preferred separately)

Current RN licensure in Texas, BCLS and ACLS Certification

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

Minimum of five years clinical experience, three years of management experience preferred.


Reads and writes Basic English.

Ability to move in excess of 50 pounds with assistance from staff.

Knowledge of body substance isolation

Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patients, families, internal and external partners, managerial and employee needs.

Associate's Degree/College Diploma

Last Edited: 09/27/2017