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The purpose of this position is to perform the primary functions of a nurse in assessing, planning, directing, and evaluating patient care in the Emergency Room.
Essential Job Functions:
Plan, prioritize, and provide proficient, age-specific and developmentally/specialty appropriate nursing care by applying advanced specialty clinical nursing knowledge and skills and for ensuring the comfort and safety of patients/familiesProficiently and consistently complete accurate, concise and legible documentation on medical recordsObserve and record signs, symptoms and behaviors including the physiological status of patientsPresents proposed revision of interventions and desired outcomesMaintain patient's privacy and confidentiality of information and records at all timesFollow physicians orders in the delivery of nursing careCollect laboratory samples and perform lab testing in accordance with established policies and procedures, as well as COLA and CLIA regulationsAdhere to required infection control, isolation procedures and aseptic techniques in the delivery of patient carePerform admission, discharge and transfer proceduresParticipate in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the nursing care givenAssemble equipment and supply for various diagnostic or treatment procedures in the specialty service area; performs or assists others with procedures or treatments. Handle care in accordance with legal, hospital/facility, departmental policies and procedures, and established standards of nursing care and practice, as defined by the Board of Nursing of that State
Other Job Functions:
Perform all Quality Assessment activities assigned and documentAttend staff meetings or other company sponsored or mandated meetings as requiredPerform additional duties as assigned
Associates Degree, required; BSN, preferredCurrent state licensure as a Registered Nurse without sanctions, required2+ years full-time RN experience in ER or other comparable experience, requiredCurrent BLS, ACLS, and PALS certifications from the American Heart Association, required; ENPC certification from ENA may be substituted for PALS certification; TNCC preferredPosition requires fluency in English; written and oral communication