North Arkansas Regional Medical Center

  • RN - Emergency Department

    Job Location US-AR-Harrison
    Job ID
    2018-2932
    Category
    Nursing
    Shift
    Varies
    Facility
    NARMC
    Type
    PRN
  • 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

     

    Required

    Preferred

    Education:

    Associate’s degree from an accredited nursing school

    Bachelor’s degree from an accredited nursing school

    Experience:

     

    Two – Five years RN experience

    Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:

    Current RN Arkansas license with the Arkansas State Board of Nursing.

     

    BLS & ACLS certification

    NIHSS within 3 months of hire

    PALS or EMPC within 6 months of hire

    TNCC within one year of hire

    CEN certification

    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.

    Demonstrates knowledge of emergency care

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

     

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