Under the general supervision of the Director of Emergency Services, is responsible for safe, effective and quality patient and family centered care in the Emergency Department.
This is a per diem position.
1 Plans, evaluates, directs and renders care according to established standards of care
2 Incorporates evidenced based best practice into everyday clinical activities
3 Performs medication reconciliation and administers medications safely and appropriately using the 5 rights of medication administration, leveraging technology and pharmacy resources
4 Recognizes and performs nursing interventions to maintain the body's homeostasis (acid-base balance, fluids and electrolyte imbalances, wound and tissue perfusion)
5 In accordance with standing Emergency Department medical protocols and standing orders; enters orders, interprets and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition, communicates same treating provider
6 Maintains accurate, detailed clinical nursing documentation, reports and records
7 Within the scope of nursing practice, provides oversight of nursing care activates of ancillary nursing/healthcare teams member
8 Demonstrate flexibility, practice and collaboration to cross train in other departments
9 Consistently utilizes clear, concise, professional communication in all interactions including; with patients, families, between disciplines, inter-departmentally and with outside agencies
Education: Graduate from an accredited nursing program, BSN preferred
Experience: One (1) year of Emergency Nursing experience preferred. Must be computer literate and fluent in electronic health record documentation
TNCC within 1 year of hire
Catholic Medical Center