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Staff Nurse - Emergency Services Job Description

 

 

 

 

Job Description:

The Staff Nurse - Emergency Services will perform all or some of the following Job description:

  • Maintain an environment of safety for patients, self and others and support patient safety initiatives

  • Assess patient's condition, including biophysical, psychosocial and age specific needs

  • Document patient's status, according to unit specific procedure

  • Develop and individualized plan of care utilizing the nursing and medical diagnosis

  • Collaborate with other health team care members in formulating plan

  • Implement the nursing plan of care on assigned patients

  • Evaluate patient's status, nursing instructions, appropriateness of the nursing plan of care, and outcomes of the care provided

  • Initiate a patient education plan according to the individualized needs of the patient, as prescribed by Physician and/or hospital procedure, including patient and family instruction as well as discharge planning

  • Adhere to the American Nurses Association Code of Ethics

  • Participate in performance improvement and quality improvement activities

  • Recognize, support, and utilize evidence based nursing practices.

Minimum Requirements / Knowledge / Skill For  Staff Nurse - Emergency Services Job

  • One year of emergency nursing experience
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community
  • Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conforms to prescribed style and format
  • Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Minimum Education Requirements / Certification / Licensure For Staff Nurse - Emergency Services Job

  • BSN

  • Associate's degree (A.S.N.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school, or Diploma school

  • Current State Registered Nurse (RN) Licensure or holding temporary license pending endorsement

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within six months of hire

  • PALS within one year of hire

  • CEN, CCRN, TNCC.


 

 

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