Emergency Room Nurse PRN

Location
Augusta, Georgia
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Nov 15, 2017
Closes
Dec 22, 2017
Ref
01417-8377
Contract Type
Permanent

       Doctors Hospital is located in Augusta, Georgia, the states second largest and oldest city, and is home of the annual Masters Golf Tournament.  Doctors Hospital is nationally known for our Burn Center, the largest in the U.S. We have also been recognized as a top performing hospital by the Joint Commission, Cancer Center accredited by the American College of Surgeons, Chest Pain Accredited, earned the Joint Commission's certificate of distinction for total hip and total knee replacement and spinal fusion surgery, and we are the only CARF accredited facility in our area. We are a level 3 trauma and emergency center. 

       Doctors Hospital ER is a 26 bed Emergency Department that sees over 60,000 patients annually.  It has a Level III Trauma, Pediatric Emergency Room, Primary Stroke Center, and is Chest Pain Accredited.  A  20 million dollar new ER is set to be completed in 4th quarter 2018. 


The role of the Registered Nurse is to perform patient care under the direction of the Nurse Manager/Director.  The Registered Nurse provides therapeutic and administrative services necessary for the care of the patient, and in support of the mission of Doctors Hospital.  The Registered Nurse in this department provides care for birth to pediatric, pediatric/child patients between 1 to 11 years of age; adolescent patients between 12 to 17 years of age; adult patients between 18 to 64 years; and geriatric patients 65 years and older.       Emergency Department:  Population Served

      Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population(s) served:  Triage, assess and treat patients of all ages presenting        for emergency care for all body systems, conditions & diseases including but not limited to: Coronary, Pulmonary, Neuro, Skeletal-muscular, GI        /metabolic, GU/renal, GYN, integumentary, etc.