Employment Employment Opportunity - Holy Cross Medical Center

Registered Nurse-Pre Admission

Posted: February 6, 2020



Do you have a strong commitment to excellence and teamwork? Are you willing to care for our community with respect and compassion? Do you strive to always do the right thing?

If yes, you might be the Registered Nurse-Pre Admission we need!
At Holy Cross Medical Center, we are driven by our mission statement, "To provide our community with the best health care choices close to home in an environment of continual improvement."




Title: Registered Nurse-Pre Admission

Department:  Surgery

Description: Coordinating nursing care for the pre-operative patient through the nursing process.

Location: Taos, NM - 1397 Weimer Rd.

Education: Graduate of an accredited school or college of nursing required.  

Shift: Days

Duration: Full-Time

Position Details
Registered Nurse-Pre Admission, Full-Time, 40 hrs/week, Day Shift.
Non-Exempt, Hourly, Bargaining.
Benefited position starting 1st day of the following month after hire.

Position Summary

The Pre-Admission Nurse is to be a clinically competent Registered Nurse. By utilizing the nursing process of assessment of the individual patient and procedure, the Pre-Admission Nurse is responsible for coordinating nursing care for the pre-operative patient through the nursing process. Effectively interacts with the patient, family and significant other and other health team members, while maintaining the standards of professional nursing. Evaluates the educational needs and learning opportunities for all pre-operative patients. Coordinates patient education activities to meet assessed needs of the patient prior to surgery. Addresses the psychosocial and general aspects of care related to the surgical environment. Communicates with physicians as needed about the patient’s diagnosis and condition. Assists with patient follow-up call program. Position requires 4, 8 or 10 hour shifts to cover the department Monday – Friday 07:00 -17:00.

As a Holy Cross Medical Center employee, you will immediately start accruing Personal Leave Time and Major Medical Leave time from day one. You will receive incredible Health, Vision and Dental benefits, paid partially by employee and employer with life insurance, short and long-term disability options. We offer a 403B pension plan, flexible spending accounts, employee discounts on HCMC hospital deductibles, bereavement leave, education opportunities, jury duty compensation, service awards, EAP and Professional Development Program opportunities.

To apply, please fill out an application and attached a current resume. Include gaps in employment and reasons for separation.

Criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen required upon conditional job offer.

Holy Cross Hospital is located in Taos, New Mexico. Taos is a friendly county seat located in Northern New Mexico roughly 40 minutes from Colorado's southern border. With clean rural living, we are located just 65 miles from the capital of Santa Fe, NM, 4 hours from Denver and 2 hours from Albuquerque. At 6,969 feet of elevation, there is outdoor recreation everywhere, quality schools with lots of sun and snow. We have four ski/snowboarding resorts located within 30 minutes of Taos, to include the world famous Taos Ski Valley, hiking, biking, fishing, rafting, golfing, hunting and over 400 years of history.

Holy Cross Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, considers individuals for employment according to their abilities and performance. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, age, religion, color, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other classification protected by law. All employment requirements mandated by local, state and federal regulations will be observed.

Schedule: Full-Time (36 Hours Per Week)
Contact: Anthony Ralph
Phone: 575-751-5782
Email: aralph@taoshospital.org


Education and/or Experience:

  • Graduate from an accredited school or college of nursing required.
  • Current New Mexico or compact license as a Registered Nurse required.
  • BCLS, ACLS, PALS required.
  • Minimum of five years of recent experience in Surgery required.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.

This Position is No Longer Available