Registered Nurse – Emergency Department (full-time)

Website Regional Health Services of Howard County

POSITION SUMMARY: The purpose of this position is to provide general nursing care and leadership, working collaboratively with physicians and multidisciplinary team members. The R.N. will promote and restore patient’s health as they prescribe, provide, delegate, evaluate and coordinate comprehensive professional nursing care through the use of the nursing process for patients of all ages, gender, cultures, and background; provide physical and psycho-social support to patients, friends, and families

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DETAILED DUTIES:

Maintains competency and identifies pt problems appropriately for infant, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric age groups. Recognizes changes in clinical situations, alters plan of care appropriately, and continues to monitor effectiveness. Performs appropriate assessment and utilizes critical thinking skills in interpreting data and responding appropriately. Communicates information to the health care team as needed.
Formulates and individualizes nursing care plans on all patients. Updates, validates, care plans daily and prn.
Following all policy and procedures including but not limited to administering medications per pharmacy and manufacturers instruction. Staying abreast of all policies and procedures.
Notes and follows through with physician’s orders accurately and in a timely manner.
Complete task in a timely manner.
Able to prioritize patient care and work under stress while exhibiting maturity, stability, and flexibility.
Utilizes and provides equipment and supplies based on patient needs. Keeps department stocked, organized, clean, and checklist completed. Charges appropriately for supplies and treatments.
Works scheduled hours and demonstrates flexibility in willingness to work extra hours. Accepts assignments or changes in assignments and priorities with minimal disruption; may include respiratory therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS FOR RN BASIC:

Registered nursing degree from a nursing school.
Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Iowa.
BLS (CPR) required or obtained within 3 months of hire.
ACLS and PALS within 1 year.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS FOR RN ADVANCE:

Registered nursing degree from a nursing school.
Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Iowa.
BLS (CPR) required or obtained within 3 months of hire.
ACLS, PALS, NRP Certified within 1 year.
For specialization to Emergency room completion of TNCC or ATCN.

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