JOB SUMMARY: The Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of safe patient care utilizing the nursingprocess of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Provides direct patient care within the scope ofpractice. The Registered Nurse also directs and guides patient/family teaching and activities of other nursingpersonnel while maintaining standards of professional nursing care in Telemetry. The Registered Nurse is directlyresponsible and accountable for the care given to his/her patients in the Emergency Department. He / Shecommunicates with the physician about the changes in the patient’s clinical condition including results of thediagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is capable of responding quickly and accurately to changes in thecondition and/or response to treatment. Is knowledgeable about EMTALA regulations and reporting of child/adultabuse to appropriate agencies and Hospital Social Worker. Maintains patient privacy and confidentiality.Qualifications
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING1. Current and valid state RN License.2. Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.3. Current ACLS (AHA) certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current.4. Current PALS (AHA) certificate and/or ENPC 30 days upon hire and maintain current.5. Minimum of one year experience as a staff nurse RN in an acute care hospital setting; E.R. setting preferred.6. Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) preferred.7. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.8. Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) certificate within 6 months of hire and maintain current annually.
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Registered Nurse Certified
Certified Emergency Nurse (Cen)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (Acls)
Basic Life Support