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Emergency Room Nurse

United States / Code: EPJ01984

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Introduction
Our Client in the USA is looking for Emergency Room Nurses.
Job description

 

Emergency Room Nurse

Competitive Salary

USA

Benefits Package and VISA included

Position Summary

Registered Nurse care for people who are sick, injured, convalescent, or disabled. Under general supervision are responsible for the delivery of safe patient care utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. The Registered Nurse also directs and guides patient/family teaching and activities of other nursing personnel while maintaining standards of professional nursing. Collaborate with other professional disciplines to ensure effective patient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcomes. The nature of the direction and supervision required for this position varies by State and job setting.

ER Nurses provide care to various types of illness or trauma requiring emergency attention and must be able to recognize and effectively treat life-threatening conditions.

Position Responsibilities

ER Nurses provide direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles. In addition to general nursing care duties include but are not limited to:

  • Collects current symptoms, as well as detailed patient history, and then consults and coordinates with health care team members to access, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans
  • Performs triage while considering both physical and psychosocial elements
  • Manages basic life support needs and stabilizes patients, based on nursing standards and protocols
  • Provides IV therapy
  • Prepares and Administers (orally, subcutaneously, through IV) and records prescribed medications. Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with policy
  • Provides basic bedside care
  • Monitors and records patient’s medical information and vital signs
  • Cleans and bandages wounds
  • Respond to life-saving situations using nursing standards and protocol
  • Record all care information concisely, accurately, and completely in a timely manner in the appropriate format of the facility
  • Displays professionalism while completing multiple urgent tasks in a timely manner
  • Works directly under physicians, assisting them during exams, diagnostic testing, and treatments
  • Maintains proper supplies and appropriate medical equipment for patients
  • Initiate patient education plan, as prescribed by physician. Teaching 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.

 

Other Responsibilities: Complete required orientation. Follow facility and OSHA safety rules and procedures. Follow facility unusual occurrence protocol. Respect cultural and religious practices of patients. Uphold HIPPA regulations. Punctual and dependent for confirmed shifts.

 

Depending on the may also: Direct care provided by LPN’s or CNA’s. Float among various clinical services, where qualified and competent.

Position Requirements
  • Current and valid State RN License
  • Current BLS and ACLS and PALS (or ENPC 30days from hire) (AHA)
  • Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) preferred.
  • Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) certificate within 6 months of hire.
  • Minimum of (1) year ER experience
  • Cognitive skills related to the position.
  • Some facilities items listed below:
  • In Paramedic base station ER/ED: MICN within 12 months of hire.
  • EDAP certified facilities – completion of emergency pediatric course 1 and 2 within 6 months
  • Non-OB facilities: NRP (AHA) certificate within 90 days of hire.
  • Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC) within 12 months of hire.

 

Working Conditions

The ER RN provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures, and protocols of the healthcare organization. Because patients need round the clock care, working hours include days, nights, weekends, and holidays. The number of patients assigned per shift will vary with facility and specialty. Nurses will need to spend a considerable time walking, bending, stretching, and standing, assisting with patient transfers. Nurses must use proper body mechanics and procedure for lifting/moving patients while assisting CNA’s. Nurses may face hazards from exposure to chemicals and infectious diseases. Additionally, may treat patients that may be confused, irrational, agitate and / or uncooperative.

Physical Demands
  • Ability to lift twenty (20) pounds. Moving, lifting, or transferring of patients may involve lifting up to fifty (50) pounds as well as assist with weights of more than one hundred (100) pounds
  • Ability to stand for extended periods
  • Fine motor skills

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