Responsibilities The Registered Nurse is responsible for the
delivery of safe patient care utilizing the nursing process of
assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Provides
direct patient care within the scope of practice. The Registered
Nurse also directs and guides patient/family teaching and
activities of other nursing personnel while maintaining standards
of professional nursing care in Telemetry. The Registered Nurse is
directly responsible and accountable for the care given to his/her
patients in the Emergency Department. He / She communicates with
the physician about the changes in the patient's clinical condition
including results of the diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is
capable of responding quickly and accurately to changes in the
condition and/or response to treatment. Is knowledgeable about
EMTALA regulations and reporting of child/adult abuse to
appropriate agencies and Hospital Social Worker. Maintains patient
privacy and confidentiality.
Education and Work Experience
Current and valid state RN License.
Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain
Current ACLS (AHA) certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain
Current PALS (AHA) certificate and/or ENPC 30 days upon hire and
Minimum of one year experience as a staff nurse RN in an acute
care hospital setting; E.R. setting preferred.
Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) preferred.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.
Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) certificate within 6 months
of hire and maintain current annually.
Facility Specific Requirements (facility may require items
In Paramedic Base Station ED: MICN within 12 months of hire and
EDAP certified facilities: Completion of emergency pediatric
course 1 and 2 within 6 months of hire.
Non OB facilities: NRP (AHA) certificate 90 days upon hire and
Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNNC) within 12 months of hire
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and do
not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status,
disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or
other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation
for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is
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