Responsibilities The Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of safe patient care utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning,implementation and evaluation. Provides direct patient care within the scope of practice. The Registered Nurse also directs and guidespatient/family teaching and activities of other nursing personnel while maintaining standards of professional nursing care in Telemetry. TheRegistered Nurse is directly responsible and accountable for the care given to his/her patients in the Emergency Department. He / Shecommunicates with the physician about the changes in the patients clinical condition including results of the diagnostic studies andsymptomatology. Is capable of responding quickly and accurately to changes in the condition and/or response to treatment. Isknowledgeable about EMTALA regulations and reporting of child/adult abuse to appropriate agencies and Hospital Social Worker. Maintainspatient privacy and confidentiality. Education and Work Experience
Current and valid state RN License.
Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
Current ACLS (AHA) certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current.
Current PALS (AHA) certificate and/or ENPC 30 days upon hire and maintain current.
Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNNC) within 6 months of hire required.
Minimum of one year experience as a staff nurse RN in an acute care hospital setting; E.R. setting preferred.
Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) preferred.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.
Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) certificate within 6 months of hire and maintain current annually.
Facility Specific Requirements (facility may require items listed below):
In Paramedic Base Station ED: MICN within 12 months of hire and maintain current.
EDAP certified facilities: Completion of emergency pediatric course 1 and 2 within 6 months of hire.
Non OB facilities: NRP (AHA) certificate 90 days upon hire and maintain current.
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