Memorial Medical Center
Provides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.
Enters initial placement of the patient in the tracker & the In-take of patient
Collection of any diagnostic results done by other physicians if available (pH, Manometry, UGI, EGD and Pathology)
Responsible for initiating a New Patient Consult once all available diagnostics have been collected. Updating the tracker with the New Patient Consult date
Ensures all tests ordered by the Surgeon have been set up and updates tracker. Monitors tracker to ensure results are received in a timely manner, scanned into the chart and read by the Surgeon.
Educates the Heartburn patients about their diagnostic procedures (pH, Manometry, UGI, EGD) and letting the patient know of the approximate time required for testing.
Pre-op and Post-op Patient education for all Heartburn procedures (TIFF, LINX, Nissen, Stretta)
The RN will ensure all educational books are made up and ready for patients, to include the Spanish versions
Rounds on all Heartburn Surgical Patients makes all post-op follow-up calls with the patients.
Conducts 2 Week follow-up and diet education for all Heartburn patients
Data Collection for PI measures identified by the Director
Responsible for pH and all Monometry testing for the center and the hospital
Minimum Education: Graduate of a School of Nursing program.
Minimum Experience: Experience in an acute care facility preferred.
Certification/Licensure: Current New Mexico or compact RN license. Current CPR required.LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
- Health Care
- Registered Nurse Certified