North Arkansas Regional Medical Center

RN - Emergency Department

US-AR-Harrison
Job ID
2017-2245
Category
Nursing
Shift
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
NARMC
Type
Full-Time 72

Overview

Provides professional nursing care by utilizing the nursing process to care for patient within an assigned unit.

 

Coordinates care planning with other disciplines

 

Under the supervision and administration of the Nurse Manager or Charge Nurse of assigned Unit, the Staff RN is responsible for the nursing care in an assigned nursing unit or a portion of a nursing unit.

Responsibilities

  • Communicates with patients and families in a kind, caring manner.
  • Assists with nursing care of ER patients
  • Ability to triage patients-good assessment skills
  • One year experience in critical care nursing or ER
  • Demonstrates understanding all types of emergency care, such as, cardiac, trauma, medical, surgical, pediatric emergencies and surgical procedures done within the scope of the ER.
  • Promotes harmony between ER personnel, ER and staff physicians and other hospital departments.
  • Helps coordinate nursing care in ER with services rendered by other hospital departments.
  • Helps in training EMT, nursing and paramedic students within approved guidelines.
  • Participates in continued Quality Improvement studies.
  • Follows infection control policies.
  • Attends ER staff meeting and all required meetings and in-services at NARMC.

Qualifications

Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:

 

Current RN licensure

BLS certification

ACLS, PALS, ENPC, NIHSS and TNCC certification preferred

Must have a copy of a diploma or offical transcript of the highest level of education

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

Must be able to communicate with physicians, all levels of hospital personnel, patients, visitors and families.

Pass pharmacology test given by NARMC with a score of 80% or above.

Post-orientation, demonstrate knowledge as to patient care, medications, ability to recognize emergency situations then take appropriate actions.

Demonstrate knowledge of emergency care

Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English

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