Since 1974, Del Sol Medical Center has provided quality healthcare to El Paso and the surrounding region. As the only full service, acute care hospital in East El Paso with a Level II Trauma designation in Emergency Services, we continue to expand our services to meet the growing needs of our tri state community, providing special expertise in Cardiology, Maternity & Child Services, a Level III NICU, a Center of Excellence designation for our Bariatric Clinic and Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, and a newly renovated 32 bed Rehabilitation Hospital.
The physicians, nurses and staff at our 350 bed hospital are committed to providing the highest quality care with compassion and integrity.
Provides primary care to hospitalized patients acting as an assistant to physicians in the inpatient units following established standards and practices. As a Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner/ is involved in the education of patients, families, physicians, and staff.
Works in an independent and interdependent relationship with members of the medical staff, which allow for consultation, collaboration or referral.
Provides diagnosis, treatment, consultation and follow up under supervision of the physician.
Maintains legible, accurate and confidential medical records. Documents all medical evaluations, diagnosis, procedures, treatment outcomes, education, referrals, and consultations consistent with NCQA (National Committee for Quality Assurance), TJC (The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, and state regulatory standards.
Assist with the identification of present on admission, (P.O.A.) conditions and ensure physician documentation.
Educates patients and /or families about preventive care, medical issues and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications.
Participates and provides education for the purpose of continuous quality improvement.
Promotes core measure compliance.
Provides ongoing oversight of appropriateness criteria for patient bed placement.
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: (list required and preferred separately)
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing required.
Successful completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner degree plan.
Experience in acute care and management of acute care patients preferred.
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: (list required and preferred separately)
Current Advanced Nurse Practitioner licensure required.
Current certification in BLS required.
Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support required.
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED/SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES: (list required and preferred separately)
Minimum of five years experience in nurse practitioner role preferred.
Critical care experience preferred.
Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred
Effective leadership, teaching, research and communication skills required.
Ability to demonstrate complex clinical skills within the framework of the advanced practice nurse.
Advanced physical assessment and critical thinking skills required.
Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments required.
Ability to assess medical conditions and interpret findings required.
Ability to collaborate with multidisciplinary team required.
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