RN Specialty - Emergency Room

Location
Nashville, Tennessee
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Feb 15, 2018
Closes
Mar 28, 2018
Ref
00145-64413
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

***PREVIOUS ER, CCU, ICU OR SPECIALIZED RN EXPERIENCE IS HIGHLY DESIRED IN THIS ROLE***


The Emergency Department RN provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.  The tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Assesses, plans and evaluates patient care needs.
  • Prioritizes patient care based on acuity level and available resources.
  • Carries out physician orders.
  • Assists physician during examination, treatment and procedures.
  • Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs.
  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. 
  • Instructs and educates patients and families.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
The Emergency Room RN Team at Southern Hills Medical Center
 is a tight knit group of hardworking, dedicated healthcare providers with a passion for saving lives. Interested in making a real difference? Apply now!


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