Job: RN (Overnights) - Emergency Room

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Job Description

Wickenburg Community Hospital is a non-profit Critical Access Hospital. Established in 1926 and like the tenacious Western spirit that built Wickenburg, our Community Hospital and Clinics are committed to quality health and wellness services where the patient, family and community come first. We are committed to being the world-class health and wellness leader for all communities we serve.

Skills / Requirements

The experienced Emergency Room RN is needed to work overnights (7:00PM – 7:00AM – variable days), 36 hours a week. 

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 

 

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