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PRN-Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency Room (ER)

Company: Exceptional Healthcare Inc.
Location: Yuma
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

*No COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements* -The Emergency Room Nurse provides direct and indirect patient care in the emergency care setting and provides care that reflects initiative, flexibility, and responsibility indicative of professional expectation with a minimum of supervision. The Emergency Room Nurse is able to triage safely, rapidly and accurately, every patient that enters the emergency care system.ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Determine priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs, as well as factors
  • influencing patient flow through the system.
  • Communicate with Emergency Department physicians about changes in patient's status, symptomatology, and results of diagnostic studies.
  • Able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.
  • Maintain awareness of current ER operational policies and procedures which impact position responsibilities.
  • Demonstrate current comprehensive and professional knowledge and skills in conformation with recognized nursing standards including the Patient Bill of Rights standards for patient care and the Nurse Practice Act.
  • Provide direct patient care, evaluate outcomes, consult with other specialists as required and adjust nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care.
  • Able to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy, including pediatric, adolescent, and geriatric patients and the general patient population.
  • Able to use triage process to ensure timely and appropriate care to patients and accurately assign triage categories.
  • Able to adequately assess and reassess pain, utilize appropriate pain management techniques, and educate the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Able to monitor hemodynamic status of patient and correctly interpret the results.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of cardiac monitoring to identify dysrhythmias.
  • Able to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing) per Clinical Laboratory's and according to patient care unit's policies and procedures.
  • Able to interpret the results of waived tests and take appropriate action on waived test results.
  • Maintain current knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and his/her clinical condition.
  • Maintain accurate and continued nursing documentation including patient histories, conditions, treatments, responses, and assessment of changes.
  • Perform all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduce the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Interact professionally with patient and family and involve patient and family in the formation of the plan of care.
  • Formulate a teaching plan based on identified learning needs and evaluate effectiveness of learning, including family in teaching as appropriate.
  • Maintain a safe, comfortable, and therapeutic environment for patients and families in accordance with ER standards.
  • Ensure an adequate stock of supplies and proper functioning of equipment.
  • Assist in cost containment through appropriate ordering and conserving of supplies and equipment.EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
    • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
    • At least 3-5 years of Emergency, Room Registered Nurse experience.COMPUTER SKILLS
      • Basic computer skills
      • EHR Documentation via EPOWERdocCERTIFICATE/ LICENSES
        • Current state -RN license -
        • Current BLS Certification
        • Current ACLS Certification
        • Current PALS CertificationSHIFT/SCHEDULE
          • PRN - -INDEHCRNPowered by JazzHR

Keywords: Exceptional Healthcare Inc., Yuma , PRN-Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency Room (ER), Healthcare , Yuma, Arizona

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