Job: RN/Emergency Room

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Job Description

Looking for an experienced ER RN's to work various shifts.  Part-time and full-time shifts available:

In addition to general nursing care, responsibilities of ER Nurses include (but are not limited to): 

Collects current symptoms, as well as a detailed patient history and then consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans

Performs triage, while considering both physical and psychosocial elements

Manages basic life support needs and stabilizes patients until the attending physician is available, based upon nursing standards and protocol

Initiates corrective action whenever information from monitoring equipment shows adverse symptomatology

Records patients’ current vital signs

Works directly under physicians, assisting them during exams, diagnostic testing and treatments

Prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medications. Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a licensed registered nurse

Provides IV therapy

Cleans and bandages wounds

Provides basic, bedside care

Maintains proper supplies and appropriate medical equipment to care for patients

Reports any suspected abuse to the appropriate agencies

Initiates patient education plan, as prescribed by physician. Teaches patients and significant others how to manage their illness/injury, by explaining: post-treatment home care needs, diet/nutrition/exercise programs, self-administration of medication and rehabilitation, as well as provides referrals to other healthcare professionals for follow-up treatment

Displays professionalism while completing multiple urgent tasks in a timely manner

Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate electronic medical records

Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting

Skills / Requirements

  • RN licensed by the State of Arizona
  • ACLS & PALS certified 
  • Minimum of 2 years ER experience 

Important Notes

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