Summary:

The ER Nurse provides professional nursing care to patients in a hospital Emergency Room. This includes coordinating incoming patients, assessing and examining patients, completing patient documentation, plan long-term care needs, administer medicine, use medical equipment, perform minor medical operations, and advise patients and their families on illness, care and continued care after a hospital stay.

The ER Nurse has experience working in emergency conditions and fast-paced environments and are often called upon to help stabilize patient conditions. 

ER Nurse: Includes, but not limited to: 

Quickly assess and prioritize care based on the critical nature and severity of a patient’s condition. 

Stabilizing patients in critical condition. Working quickly & efficiently under pressure to provide immediate care, often with little to no information. 

Possess strong critical thinking skills.

Ability to remain calm in a stressful, labor intensive environment.

Excellent time management & prioritization skills with attention to detail.

Possesses assertiveness & patient advocacy.

Provides care to patients in all stages of life, maintaining safe and effective care to patients with varying acuity levels. Providing treatment to a wide variety of illnesses & injuries.

Effectively and knowledgeably carries out ER physician orders. Including but not limited to, medication administration, wound care, intubations, defibrillations, auto transfusions, splinting, conscious sedation, hypothermia protocol; while maintaining close patient monitoring to any adverse reactions. 

Ensures follow through of interdisciplinary referrals not limited to respiratory, speech & physical therapy. 

Prepare paperwork & provide discharge teaching to patient & family member. Confirm transportation & follow-up recommendations.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2 years recent working experience as a RN in ER Setting (not including clinicals) 
  • Current Unencumbered RN license in state of practice.
  • Current BLS & ACLS Card (PALS required for care of adolescents)
  • Current TB Screen
  • Valid Identification/Driver's License
  • Successful completion of a Background Check and Medely's screening process
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