Registered Nurse – ER job in Danville, KY

Location
Danville Kentucky
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 18, 2020
Closes
Nov 18, 2020
Ref
158543
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Emergency Room (ER/ED) Registered Nurse Travel Job Emergency Room nurses provide care for patients with various types if illness or trauma requiring emergency attention. The ER RN must be able to recognize and treat life-threatening conditions. Emergency Room/ ER/ ED RN Responsibilities:
  • The Emergency Room Registered Nurse records present symptomology, as well as a thorough patient history. He or she assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates patient care plans in coordination with other healthcare team members
  • Manages care of patients experiencing life threatening problems
  • Performs triage interventions
  • The ED RN Manages basic life support needs and stabilizes patients until physician is available, based upon nursing standards and protocol
  • Records patient’s vital signs
  • Works with physicians to assist in exams, diagnostic testing, and treatments
  • Provides IV therapies
  • Treats wounds
  • ER RN’s provide exceptional bedside care
  • Prepare, administer, and records prescribed medications
  • The Emergency Department Registered Nurse reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments
  • It is the responsibility of the ED RN to report suspected abuse to appropriate agencies
  • Initiates patient education plan as prescribed
  • Performs other position related duties as assigned
  • Provides education and support to patient family members
  • Assesses on an ongoing basis, the patient’s physical and emotional wellbeing

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