Registered Nurse - Bariatric
Las Cruces, NM 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
Las Cruces Gen Surgery Assoc

Who We Are:

People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Memorial Medical Center is a 199 bed hospital - offering a spectrum of care, including diagnostic, therapeutic, and rehabilitative services, both on an inpatient and outpatient basis.

Where We Are:

From national parks and monuments to one of the top-rated farmer's markets in the country, Las Cruces offers a world filled with natural wonder, year-round excitement, and historic proportions of fun. We are known for our safe and affordable living conditions, outstanding educational system, and friendly people.

Why Choose Us:

  • Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees
  • Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees
  • Employee Assistance Program - mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants
  • Professional Development and Growth Opportunities
  • And much more...

Position Summary

  • 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 Qualifications:

  • Associate degree is required. Graduate of a School of Nursing program. Bachelor's degree and Master's degree is preferred.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) is required. Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) is required for all areas where moderate sedation is performed.
  • New Hires: Required certification must be obtained within 6 months of employment. If currently certified, must maintain current certification. Certification or completion courses must meet the standards or Memorial Medical Center.
  • Licenses: Current license as a RN in New Mexico or compact license required.

EEOC Statement:

Memorial Medical Center 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.

Job Nursing
Primary Location New Mexico-Las Cruces
Schedule Part-time
Work Schedule Day shift, 7-10 hr/shift, weekdays only


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
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